Tip: Applying TIM to HDT-S1283 Tags: Heatsinks Tim How To Overclocking Last response: October 1, 2008 7:20 AM in Overclocking Share genzeleam September 30, 2008 2:49:58 PM I heard people asking question on several boards and how to apply TIM to their HDT-S1283. It's kind of apparent that there isn't a solid consensus. I applied some MX-2 to mine and put it on a Q9550. The temperatures are beautiful. Take a look at the last application method on this page. Applying two streaks between the copper pipes works perfectly. I made my streaks slightly longer: http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten... Just thought I'd attempt to put minds at ease. More about : tip applying tim hdt s1283 V3NOM October 1, 2008 7:20:37 AM take a look at lupiron's guide WITH PICTURES. used that on my S963 worked.. perfectly i guess didn't lift it up to see how it spread tbh Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHSF & TIM for c2q Forumhigh heat with small overclock using Xigmatek HDT-S1283 ForumXIGMATEK HDT-S1283 vs Acf7p vs Sunbeam corecontact freezer ForumFirst timer: tips for system assembly? ForumBlob vs spread ( applying thermal paste) ForumHow to apply thermal compound correctly? ForumSome notes on applying thermal paste to the Xigmatek ForumXigmatek HDT-S1283 on a E8400 in a P5Q-E ForumXigmatek HDT-S1283 and ACK-I7751 bracket ForumIC Diamond Results ForumCPU TEMP CONCERNS ForumQ6600 Overheating on STOCK speeds?? ForumApplying IC Diamond ForumLGA 1156 Core i7 & i5 Overclocking Guide ForumApplying arctic 5 ForumRemoving NorthBridge TIM or other materials ForumIntel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Temperature? ForumFixed Voltage ForumApplying Thermal Paste ForumOCZ Vendetta 2 vs Xigmatek HDT-S1283 BOTH with crossbow & fan More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !