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Thermal Paste on stock Intel heatsinks?

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  • Intel i7
  • Heatsinks
  • Thermal Compound
  • Intel
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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

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October 24, 2013 5:56:14 PM

Yes, they saved you the trouble of buying/applying it yourself :) 
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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.
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