Does applying a thermal solution reduce the life of the processor

I wanted to know if the life of my AMD X4 955 would be reduced by applying a thermal solution.....
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  1. Do you mean thermal compound which is applied between the cpu and the cpu heatsink? The thermal compound is necessary to help cool the cpu.
  2. yeah a thermal compound.....
  3. Best answer
    Thermal compound is important for keeping your CPU cool which should help keep your CPU working longer.

    Maintaining low temperatures helps keep your components working longer.
  4. Why would you think that using thermal compound would reduce the life of your CPU?
  5. Best answer selected by shravankale.
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