Thermal compound? Tags: New Build Thermal Compound Motherboards Gigabyte Intel Systems Last response: February 18, 2010 8:40 PM in Systems Share suddentwigs February 18, 2010 8:39:07 PM I am about to install an Intel Core i3-530 into a gigabyte ga-h55m-usb3 motherboard. Do I need a thermal compound or it included with the processor? More about : thermal compound shortstuff_mt a c 89 V Motherboard February 18, 2010 8:40:42 PM If you bought the Retail version of the CPU then the stock heat sink will have thermal paste pre-applied. There is no need for separate thermal paste. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHELP! THERMAL COMPOUND ON MoBo Forum SolvedGold Thermal Compound with Hyper 212X Forum Solvedcan yo use any thermal compound for both laptop and desktop? Forum SolvedThermal Compound - Is it really necessary, and how often to replenish? Forum SolvedThermal Compound on Graphics Forum SolvedThermal compound for pc Forum SolvedThermal Compound ? Forum Solvedhow do I replace the thermal compound Forum SolvedDirect contact cpu cooler needs thermal compound? Forum SolvedCorsair H55 pre-applied thermal compound good for GPU? Forum SolvedChanging thermal compound? Forum SolvedIs the Thermal compound the reason I have such high temperatures under maximum load? Forum SolvedBest Thermal Paste compound to use on the i7 4790k Forum Solvedis it necessary to use thermal compound Forum Solvedcpu cooler or thermal compound Forum Solvedsoft Pack Thermal compound Forum SolvedManhattan Thermal Grease vs AVE Thermal Compound Forum SolvedDo intel cpu:s already have thermal compound on them? Forum SolvedThermal compound question Forum Solveddo i really need to add thermal compound..? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !