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 158 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. 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 Related resources When to use the right paste ... - Forum Copy & paste not on right click ? - Forum I7 & thermal paste - am I understanding this right ? - Forum So who is right ? How much thermal paste is enough? - Forum A good right -click menu>multiple paste app? - 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... 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 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? o1die a c 158 à CPUs March 3, 2010 12:43:51 PM No. You're good to go. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumShould I use pre-applied paste or Arctic Silver 5 ForumWhat should I use to remove thermal paste ? ForumDo not use thermal paste ForumI7 2600k, What thermal paste to use on very safe OC? ForumCooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Paste Method ForumThermal Paste Removal/Installation Guide ForumEasy alternative of thermal paste ForumReplaced themal paste ForumThermal Paste ? ForumBest thermal paste for lowest temps ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumRate this CPU ForumA few days without thermal paste ok? ForumIs this normal? Forum[Solved] Noctua NH-U12P SE2 VS Thermal right Ultra 120 Extreme More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !