Using Paste is This Right? Tags: CPUs Tuniq Last response: March 3, 2010 12:43 PM in CPUs Share Xatos March 2, 2010 7:22:15 PM Building rig right now... Got the Tuniq-3 never used before. It's hard to spread. I've got a real even thin layer across CPU... thin enough to read CPU still. Too thin? More about : paste o1die a c 159 à CPUs March 2, 2010 7:37:39 PM Just right. I put thermal paste on the heatsink only, as most folks use too much. m 0 l xaira a b à CPUs March 2, 2010 11:54:54 PM i use the ricegrain method, works for me, but i think that if you can read the writing on the cpu, it might be too little m 0 l Related resources When to use the right paste... - Forum Right amount of thermal paste to apply? - Forum So, applying new thermal paste should be cake work, right? - Forum Did I apply my thermal paste right? - Forum my heatsink popped right out of its plastic and some thermal paste came off! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsc a c 172 à CPUs March 3, 2010 12:07:55 AM Suggestions for applying thermal compound: http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten... m 0 l Xatos March 3, 2010 12:09:36 AM My computer's running horribly slow... It's running cool, but so so slow. It's not performing well at all. All drivers installed including chipset... Windows Experience giving me horrible scores. Phenom II 965 BE current temp 37C while running things. XFX 5850 Vista Business 64 bit m 0 l Xatos March 3, 2010 1:17:24 AM Just for reference I just played Crysis for an hour and max temp was 52C. That a little high? m 0 l o1die a c 159 à CPUs March 3, 2010 12:43:51 PM No. You're good to go. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUsing 99% isopropyl to wipe off thermal paste - safe? Forum SolvedI'm getting 90+ degrees on a i7-3770k overclocked and under clocked even when i applied new paste, using a h100i. Forum SolvedNo fresh thermal paste, can I get away with not using any? Forum SolvedIs using an aftermarket thermal paste/grease to overclock your GPU worth it? Forum Is this the right amount of thermal paste for my gpu? Forum Solvedmy toshiba satellite stopped working right in the middle of a system restore using the disk and now it says bootmgr not workin Forum SolvedAm i using the right slot for my GPU??? Help... Forum SolvedCan you run a subwoofer off a subwoofer using left and right out put Forum how to get the drop down window back, right click on mouse, copy, cut, paste, Forum SolvedBest Thermal Paste compound to use on the i7 4790k Forum SolvedCorrect Thermal Paste application on i7 3770k ivy bridge? Using NT-H1 Forum Finding the right Cpu and thermal paste Forum SolvedLets Talk About Thermal Paste! How Do I Use It Properly? Forum SolvedPC to TV using VGA: right side of screen streched Forum SolvedShould I add thermal paste if I use a stock cooler? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !