Solved Best FX-8350 thermal paste application method? Tags: Thermal Compound CPUs Last response: October 14, 2013 10:07 AM in CPUs Share shadow32 October 13, 2013 3:38:11 PM Pea sized in middle or line? More about : 8350 thermal paste application method Reply to shadow32 dudewitbow a b à CPUs October 13, 2013 3:43:21 PM would be a pretty good time to read the latest thermal paste introduction review that's literally on the front page and understand that there are other variables which can dictate performance. Reply to dudewitbow m 0 l Best solution Drew010 a b à CPUs October 13, 2013 3:44:02 PM Pea sized in middle is what AMD recommends themselves, and it works the best as tested by MANY people who overclock heavily. Reply to Drew010 Share Related resources X method for thermal paste on FX-8350 question - Forum Whats the smartest method of thermal paste application to a CPU? - Forum Best Thermal Paste Method - Forum Best Thermal Paste Method For 4690K - Forum best thermal application method? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ingtar33 a c 192 à CPUs October 13, 2013 3:49:55 PM pea sized in the middle. it works for every cpu whether AMD suggests it or not. Reply to ingtar33 m 0 l shadow32 October 13, 2013 3:52:10 PM dudewitbow said:would be a pretty good time to read the latest thermal paste introduction review that's literally on the front page and understand that there are other variables which can dictate performance. I already read that. I'm just wondering if it is different for the FX series chips. Also I have this cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Reply to shadow32 m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs October 13, 2013 4:15:47 PM I would use the line method with a slightly more viscous thermal paste, given the FX CPU's larger die (thus a larger hot spot). Reply to Anonymous m 0 l shadow32 October 13, 2013 4:22:25 PM I have this paste: http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=1... Reply to shadow32 m 0 l Calculatron a c 145 à CPUs October 14, 2013 10:07:54 AM Dot or line will suffice; I'd invest in a new thermal compound though. Reply to Calculatron m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedWhich method is the best to apply mx-4 thermal paste on my corsair h100i? Forum SolvedBest method for applying Thermal Paste Forum What Is The Best Method Of Applying Thermal Paste Forum Best Method to apply Thermal Paste Forum Best method to spread thermal paste "Arctic Silver 5"? Forum What is best method in removing thermal paste? Forum Best thermal paste application technique: Core i7 + Xiggy Dark Knight Forum SolvedThermal paste method for msi R9290? Forum [HowTo] Extremely good Thermal compound application method! Forum SolvedThermal paste method Forum SolvedHyper 212x thermal paste method Forum Solvedwhich method to apply for thermal paste? Forum Thermal Paste Method Forum AMD FX-6300 Thermal Paste Method? Forum SolvedIn which method to apply thermal paste? + PSU Confusion Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !