Solved Thermal paste! Tags: CPUs Quad Core Thermal Compound Last response: January 20, 2010 8:56 PM in CPUs Share SR-71 Blackbird a c 258 à CPUs January 17, 2010 8:47:32 PM What is the best thermal paste to use for my upgrade.I'm upgrading from an e8400 to a quadcore q9400! thanks! More about : thermal paste JDFan a b à CPUs January 17, 2010 8:54:45 PM Here's the 2009 shootout article that covers most of the options and their performance - ( http://www.hardocp.com/article/2009/04/07/thermal_paste... ) Best solution ulysses35 a b à CPUs January 20, 2010 8:44:07 PM AS5 / MX2 / MX3 will all serve your needs without running to more exotic substances. I have used all three in the past on different machines. MX series is handy because it is non conductive or electricity - no excuse for sloppy wokr on an install though. very little temp wise between them Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer SR-71 Blackbird a c 258 à CPUs January 20, 2010 8:56:40 PM Best answer selected by area51reopened. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumOverclocking after putting thermal paste ForumThermal Paste Removal/Installation Guide ForumThermal paste ? ForumPC not turning on at all after applying thermal paste ! ForumH100i Thermal paste questions ForumEasy alternative of thermal paste ForumNew GTX 660 comes in today, will i need to apply thermal paste ? ForumThermal paste problem ForumRemoving thermal paste with water? Forum560 TI 448 EVGA ultra classified- Thermal paste ForumThermal Paste ? ForumBest thermal paste for lowest temps ForumThermal Paste Coverage ForumIs it ok to leave leaked thermal paste . ForumReplacing Thermal Paste on MSI N560GTX OC Twin Forzer II ForumPSU Help ForumCircular Thermal Paste Pre-Applied? ForumDo I need any kind of thermal paste when installing a CPU with the included cool ForumApplying thermal paste ForumWiping off thermal paste or keep TP? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !