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i5 3570k- Pre applied compound instead of thermal paste?

Hi,
Looking to build my pc sometime tommorrow/today and was wondering whether the pre-applied compound will do the job without any overclocking etc- it'll be left at stock voltage and clock speed for the majority of it's life. I'm looking for a quick answer because if it will run fine without any, then I should be putting it together tonight.

Thanks.
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  1. YES

    most people here agree that premium thermal paste is a really unnecessary expense
  2. Best answer
    It will do fine at stock clocks. The pre-applied compound is just a thermal paste that melts when heated.
  3. You will have no issues. GL
  4. Thanks for the quick opinion, first build will be produced tonight. :)!
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