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 79 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 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 SolvedManhattan Thermal Grease vs AVE Thermal Compound Forum SolvedDo intel cpu:s already have thermal compound on them? Forum SolvedCPU overheat . Thermal Compound!!! Help Forum SolvedWhat thermal compound should I use? Forum SolvedDoes removing the heatsink without reapplying thermal compound cause CPU throttling? Forum SolvedEffects of thermal compound on CPU pins? Forum SolvedWhich thermal compound to use Forum SolvedCan I Use This As Thermal Compound? Forum Solvedthermal compound question Forum SolvedThermal Compound offered by XoticPC? Forum SolvedUse diamond powder in thermal compound? Forum SolvedWill I need to buy thermal compound? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !