Alternatives to Thermal Paste Tags: Heatsinks Water Cooling Cooling Thermal Compound Overclocking Last response: January 6, 2013 12:15 AM in Overclocking Share coolitic November 29, 2012 2:04:01 PM Just asking, can anyone list any alternatives they know to thermal paste (keep in mind that I am not sure whether I will use water cooling or just heatsink+air cooling). More about : alternatives thermal paste tripledouce November 29, 2012 3:25:17 PM There are no alternatives to thermal paste, unless you plan to submerge your whole system in a mineral oil tub. its needed to conduct the heat from your processer to the heat sink. m 0 l jerry6 a b K Overclocking November 29, 2012 8:31:39 PM What about a thin layer of liquid copper , of course you might not be able to separate the 2 once put together , but wonder how well the heat transfer erom cpu to cooler would be ? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer coolitic January 6, 2013 12:15:03 AM jerry6 said:What about a thin layer of liquid copper , of course you might not be able to separate the 2 once put together , but wonder how well the heat transfer erom cpu to cooler would be ? The ways to apply this are either completely impractical or would be counter-productive. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedThermal Paste removal alternatives? Forum alternatives for rubbing alchohol to remove thermal paste? Forum SolvedAlternative way on removing thermal paste Forum Alternative to alcoholic cloths to clean thermal paste off CPU Forum Ivy Bridge and alternate thermal paste Forum Alternative Thermal Paste options.... Forum SolvedOverclocking FX 8350 (maybe r9 290) w/ CM Hyper 212x Turbo (2 Fans) and Arctic Cooling MX4 4gr Thermal paste Forum SolvedAH!! i got thermal paste on bottom of my i7 4790k HELP Forum SolvedThermal Paste Application Forum SolvedTaking Thermal paste on a airplane? Forum SolvedThermal Paste Drying Out? Forum SolvedTips for thermal paste application Forum SolvedDo i need thermal paste for OCing these Forum SolvedThermal paste! Do I need it? Forum SolvedThermal Paste Reapplication Forum SolvedUsing 99% isopropyl to wipe off thermal paste - safe? Forum SolvedCPU Swap : Can I swap a cpu from a mobo without replacing the thermal paste? Forum SolvedIs the pre-applied thermal paste on a h100i electrically conductive? Forum SolvedOozing thermal paste. Forum SolvedBest Thermal Paste compound to use on the i7 4790k Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !