Solved Applying Thermal Paste Tags: Heatsinks Thermal Compound CPUs Corsair Intel i5 Overclocking Last response: November 7, 2011 4:40 AM in Overclocking Share trihedral a b K Overclocking November 7, 2011 3:51:47 AM Hey! How do you apply your thermal paste? I put usually use 2 gains of sad on the center of the cpu. Should i do it differently? What yields the best results? (In this case, for the i5 2500k w/ Corsair H100) More about : applying thermal paste Best solution beenthere a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking November 7, 2011 4:01:36 AM Only one small drop the size of a pea or uncooked grain of rice is PLENTY of TIM. More is NOT better. http://www.arcticsilver.com/methods.html Share trihedral a b K Overclocking November 7, 2011 4:40:01 AM Thanks! now i 100% know why it's concentrated at the center. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer trihedral a b K Overclocking November 7, 2011 4:40:09 AM Best answer selected by Trihedral. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedApplying thermal paste. Forum SolvedCPU still running above 62 Celsius after applying thermal paste Forum SolvedSo, applying new thermal paste should be cake work, right? Forum SolvedHow long to wait after applying thermal paste? Forum SolvedAfter applying new thermal paste, computer will not boot up Forum SolvedApplying thermal paste Forum SolvedApplying thermal paste to laptop gpu Forum SolvedApplying thermal paste? Forum SolvedAfter applying 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 SolvedWill re-applying thermal paste void an HIS Warranty? Forum SolvedPrecautions when applying thermal paste? Forum SolvedCpu at 100c after re-applying thermal paste Forum SolvedRE-applying thermal paste Forum SolvedApplying thermal paste. Forum SolvedApplying Thermal paste Forum SolvedApplying thermal paste on Haswell Forum SolvedIs this normal for a cpu after applying thermal paste? Forum SolvedPC won't boot after applying thermal paste. Forum Solvedapplying thermal paste? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !