Solved What type of Thermal Compound should I get? Tags: Heatsinks Asus Cooling Thermal Compound Overclocking Last response: April 16, 2010 2:05 AM in Overclocking Share rocket123 April 16, 2010 1:00:35 AM Hi, I am about to order an Asus G73JH and I am not sure what type of thermal compound to order with it, here are the specs. i7, 720QM, 1.6-2.8 GHZ, 6MB 1TB, 7200 RPM 8GB DDR3, 1066MHZ ATI Mobility Radeon HD5870, 1GB 17.3”, Ultra Bright, 1920x1080 the sellers are giving me couple of choices, Stock OEM Cooling, FREE Asus Thermal Compound, FREE IC Diamond Thermal Compound, AN EXTRA $125, and if I need something more than the standard stuff but not the ICD should I get a notebook cooling pad? Thanxs More about : type thermal compound RJR a b K Overclocking April 16, 2010 1:20:08 AM IC Diamond of course, it's only $125 for 50 cents worth of compound. Shadow703793 a b K Overclocking April 16, 2010 1:21:58 AM Quote:IC Diamond Thermal Compound, AN EXTRA $125, Mistype? If not, your getting ripped OFF BIG TIME. IC Diamond 7 is ~$10 for a 7g tube. Related resources What should i use for thermal compound on my amd anthlon xp - Forum What is the "right" amount of thermal compound ? - Forum Changing gpu thermal compound - Forum How do you put thermal compound on an i5 3570k (noob question) :P - Forum Thermal compound - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rocket123 April 16, 2010 1:54:40 AM RJR said:IC Diamond of course, it's only $125 for 50 cents worth of compound. I just want to make sure that i understand what you're saying, that i SHOULD get IC Diamond or not? and if no should i get the cooling pad? Best solution Shadow703793 a b K Overclocking April 16, 2010 2:04:49 AM ^ NO! if they charge $125 (assuming it's US dollars) then you are getting RIPPED OFF BIG TIME. RJR was being sarcastic. Get the ASUS thermal compound and possibly a cooling pad. rocket123 April 16, 2010 2:05:22 AM Best answer selected by rocket123. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCPU fan / thermal compound question ForumShould i buy a new heatsink or replace the thermal compound ForumNewbie thermal compound question ForumInstalling a i7 860 Thermal Compound Question ForumHow to apply thermal compound & OC - HELP! (Q6600 + P35) ForumHow to "Clean" and apply " Thermal Compound " on a 8800 GTS 640MB GPU? ForumUpcoming Thermal Compound Shootout ForumWill thermal compound do this??? Forumxeon retail boxed missing thermal compound ? ForumThermal Grease Compound Forumthermal compound for my xp2700 retail??? Forum2500k CPU- Should I get thermal compound for install to my asus mobo ? ForumI5 3570K + Z77 PRO3 ForumWhat do you think about the thermaltake contac 29? ForumWhat can i overclock my cpu to? More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !