Most heatsinks come with thermal pad, but it is always better to use Arctic Silver. It isn't that risky you just have to make sure you only aply it on the core and that you spread out a thin layer. Go here for instructions: <A HREF="http://www.arcticsilver.com" target="_new">http://www.arcticsilver.com</A>.
<b>THGC:</b> before: :frown:
, after: :smile: :cool: .