Thermal Paste on stock Intel heatsinks? Tags: Intel i7 Heatsinks Thermal Compound Intel CPUs Last response: October 24, 2013 5:56 PM in CPUs Share tim4tech October 24, 2013 5:51:12 PM Hey guys!!!! I just got my Core-I7 4770K and it's stock heatsink had gray stuff all over the bottom of it. Is that thermal paste? Thanks, Tim4tech More about : thermal paste stock intel heatsinks Jaxem a c 79 à CPUs October 24, 2013 5:56:14 PM Yes, they saved you the trouble of buying/applying it yourself m 0 l CepheiA October 24, 2013 5:56:32 PM Yes, its factory pre-applied and its good enough to use. Some people might tell you to clean it off and use your own, in which case, something like Arctic Silver 5 kit is a good starting point. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAfter market thermal paste on stock Intel cooler? Forum SolvedWhy does Intel ship the stock cooler with three bands of thermal paste, instead of uniform covering over the copper surface? Forum shall i use the stock thermal paste on the stock amd heatsink Forum Must I get rid off thermal paste after my external build a stock heatsink? Forum SolvedDoes the intel i5-4570 heatsink come with thermal paste? Forum Should I replace the thermal paste on a stock heatsink? Forum Need help with reapplying thermal paste on stock Core I7 heatsink Forum Intel stock cooler-thermal paste question Forum Intel's Stock Thermal Pad vs Paste Forum SolvedRemoved Thermal Past from Intel Stock Cooler Forum Do Intel heatsinks (retail) come with thermal past already applied? Forum Removed Thermal Past from Intel Stock Cooler Forum SolvedWhat Thermal Paste Would You Recommend for Mounting Heatsinks on Graphics Card? Forum Is it worth removing Intel stock heatsink's paste for artic silver? Forum SolvedWhich thermal paste ? Xigmatek PTI-G3606 vs Coolermaster stock paste that comes with cooler Forum SolvedSwap CPU heatsinks w/o removing existing thermal paste? Forum Can I apply thermal paste under the VRM heatsinks? Forum SolvedDo you need thermal paste for the stock CPU and CPU fan? Forum SolvedShould I add thermal paste if I use a stock cooler? Forum SolvedSo my cpu was running a little hotter than I wanted to so I replaced the stock thermal paste but now the cpu is a constant 100 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !