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Can I Use This As Thermal Compound?

I got a new cpu but no thermal compound. My mom works a lot with electronics so I asked her if they had an thermal compound at her work. She then brought back a tube of this stuff called "Techspray Silicone Free Heatsink Compound" Here's a link to what it is/looks like

http://www.amazon.com/Tech-Spray-Heat-Compound-Silicone/dp/B0000WUO2C/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1396994615&sr=8-2&keywords=techspray+compound#productDetails

Basically my question is can I use this on my cpu?
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  1. It should work the same as any stock grease. No difference that I can see.

    [edit] I found a review oon YouTube, and it didn't work nearly as well as the Arctic Cooling grease.
  2. xsadrulesx said:
    I got a new cpu but no thermal compound. My mom works a lot with electronics so I asked her if they had an thermal compound at her work. She then brought back a tube of this stuff called "Techspray Silicone Free Heatsink Compound" Here's a link to what it is/looks like

    http://www.amazon.com/Tech-Spray-Heat-Compound-Silicone/dp/B0000WUO2C/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1396994615&sr=8-2&keywords=techspray+compound#productDetails

    Basically my question is can I use this on my cpu?


    To be honest, I wouldn't. Thermal compound usually comes with a new cooler. There are a lot out there. but most tend to use Arctic Silver 5 although there are other good ones out there : http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Thermal+Compound
  3. I'm going to test it on an old Pentium I've got in the garage that gets no use anymore. Will report back with findings in a few hours.
  4. Best answer
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Thermal Compound: Arctic Cooling MX4 4g Thermal Paste ($6.00 @ Amazon)
    Total: $6.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-08 18:51 EDT-0400)
  5. I used it...it worked ok. I'm going to go buy some Arctic Silver 5 tomorrow though.
  6. I get better temps with MX4 , but Arctic Silver 5 is okay too.
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