Solved Arctic silver 5? Tags: Heatsinks Cooler Master Arctic Silver Overclocking Product Last response: February 28, 2011 2:19 AM in Overclocking Share soloby February 9, 2011 11:12:00 PM I was thinking about getting an i5-2500k to oc, and the cpu cooler i chose is the cooler master hyper 212. I know it comes with a thermal paste of its own, is that one any good? Any dramatic difference(~$10) between that and arctic silver 5? I'm only going to over clock it to 3.8~4.0 ghz More about : arctic silver Best solution JackNaylorPE a c 148 K Overclocking February 9, 2011 11:22:59 PM AS5 requires 200 hours of cure time (See AS5 website). Shin Etsu gives same performance (see benchmarkreviews.com 80 way TIM test), no curing issues. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Share abully a b K Overclocking February 10, 2011 8:09:29 AM the stock TIM from CM will do the job... i wouldn't recommend spending right now... check the temps first under load in OC... using AS5 or shin etsu MAY bring down the temp by a couple of degrees... m 0 l Related resources Arctic Silver 5 vs ceramique 2 - Forum Thermal paste advice between arctic silver 5 vs mx4 vs ic diamond - Forum Thermal paste application Arctic Silver 5 - Forum Arctic Silver 5 vs Arctic Cooling MX-2 - Forum Arctic Silver 5 Conductive? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Derbixrace February 10, 2011 10:46:02 AM i would recommend IC Diamond m 0 l Bigmac80 a b K Overclocking February 11, 2011 4:27:42 PM MX-4 is the best. m 0 l anort3 a c 105 K Overclocking February 11, 2011 4:56:36 PM +1 for IC Diamond. m 0 l ace700 February 26, 2011 1:01:26 AM ic diamound is conductive and has a curing time of 200 hours m 0 l anort3 a c 105 K Overclocking February 26, 2011 1:10:35 AM The IC Diamond 24C I have is not conductive nor does it need to cure longer than 2 hours. IC Diamond 7C is also not conductive and also requires only 2 hours to "cure". http://www.heatsinkfactory.com/ic-diamond-7-carat-therm... http://www.heatsinkfactory.com/ic-diamond-24-carat-ther... m 0 l soloby February 28, 2011 2:19:45 AM Best answer selected by soloby. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedH80i thermal compound or Arctic silver 5? Forum SolvedArctic Silver 5 - Laptop Forum Solvedarctic silver 5 on laptop cpu? Forum SolvedBeginning new build ... H100i Paste or Arctic Silver 5? Forum i7 4790k, noctua NH d14, ASUS maximus 7 hero, arctic silver 5, WEIRD temperature pattern, Forum Is there really a "burn in time" for Arctic Silver 5? Forum Arctic Silver 5: How old is too old? Forum SolvedShould I use pre-applied paste or Arctic Silver 5 Forum SolvedMove From Arctic Silver 5 to Céramique 2 Forum SolvedTaking apart GTX 460 and Will Arctic Silver 5 do The JOB??? Forum SolvedArctic Silver 5 vs Arctic Cooling MX-4 Forum Can I apply Arctic Silver 5 paste on my graphics card? Forum SolvedArctic Silver 5 + CM 212 + i5-2500K Forum Arctic silver 5 vs IC diamond(performance) Forum SolvedArctic Silver 5 VS Alienware? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !