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 trihedral a b K Overclocking November 7, 2011 4:40:01 AM Thanks! now i 100% know why it's concentrated at the center. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPC not turning on at all after applying thermal paste ! ForumApplying thermal paste ForumBlob vs spread ( applying thermal paste ) ForumCPU is getting hot after applying Thermal Paste ForumApplying thermal paste ForumPersistent overheating after applying new thermal paste ForumBest method for applying Thermal Paste ForumHow should I be applying thermal paste ? ForumWhat Is The Best Method Of Applying Thermal Paste ForumApplying thermal paste ? ForumSome notes on applying thermal paste to the Xigmatek ForumRe- applying thermal paste to CPU ForumApplying thermal paste with direct contact heatsink ForumApplying thermal paste ForumHyper 212plus - applying thermal paste ForumThermal paste applying ForumAfter Re- applying thermal paste , Temp skyrocketed ForumFixed Voltage ForumHow should I be applying thermal paste? Forum[Solved] Applying thermal paste? More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !