New Thermal Paste Tags: Heatsinks Thermal Compound Overclocking Last response: December 9, 2010 12:54 PM in Overclocking Share Peaks December 9, 2010 6:13:15 AM Hey, I will be getting a new Heatsink for Christmas. I have some MX-2 in my draw but it has been there for nearly a year now. Should I get some new stuff or will it be fine? If I do have to get some new stuff, which is the best? cheers More about : thermal paste jsc a c 197 K Overclocking December 9, 2010 6:32:20 AM I have some Arctic Silver AS5 that is more than two years old. Still works fine. The MX-2 should still be good. I'd use it. Peaks December 9, 2010 6:50:44 AM cool! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sportsfanboy a b K Overclocking December 9, 2010 12:54:37 PM Yeah if it was closed properly it will be fine, I actually just did a re-seat will some old mx-2 and it was fine. I had some stuff towards the tip that congealed, all I did was remove that little bit at the top and the rest in the tube was fine. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDo i need to apply a new thermal paste after removing the mobo? Forum SolvedSo, applying new thermal paste should be cake work, right? Forum SolvedAfter applying new thermal paste, computer will not boot up Forum SolvedNew Thermal Paste and back up fan (Found One lol) 80c idle > 38c Idle, is this acceptable for a stock cooler? Forum SolvedGPU Heatsink Mod . Do I need new thermal paste Forum SolvedAMD Llano APU A8 3510mx laptop really high idle temps even after applying new thermal paste... is ~70c normal for these? Forum SolvedWould I need to clean and re-apply new thermal paste? Forum SolvedInstalling a new CPU, Question about thermal paste Forum SolvedReapply thermal paste on new CPU attached a day before? Forum SolvedShould i buy a new thermal paste for i7 4770 ?? And how i apply it ?? Forum SolvedStock thermal paste or Cooler Master thermal paste on new CPU? Forum SolvedAcceptable temperatures new haswell i5? + thermal paste side question Forum SolvedAdding new thermal paste on the i7 3770K? (Delidding) Forum SolvedDo i need to take the motherboard out of the comptuter to put new thermal paste on? Forum SolvedBought new thermal paste, best way to apply? Forum purchasing and installing use processor. new thermal paste necessary? Forum SolvedCpu Overheating After 4 Days Of New Thermal Paste Forum SolvedCPU getting to hot even after cleaning and new thermal paste. Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC, should I change the thermal paste? Forum Should I put thermal paste on my new CPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !