Solved Cure time? Tags: CPUs Cooling Thermal Compound Last response: July 2, 2010 4:26 PM in CPUs Share jijoslin July 2, 2010 1:01:52 AM How long should I wait before I turn on the system after I have applied the thermal compound and installed cpu cooler? More about : cure time WR2 a c 203 à CPUs July 2, 2010 1:12:45 AM It's not necessary to wait. You can use the system at full load immediately. During the curing period there will be a gradual (and slight) improvement in cooling performance. enzo matrix a c 131 à CPUs July 2, 2010 3:52:21 AM Plus, not all thermal compounds have a curing time. For example, my TX-2 doesn't have one. WR2 is right though. Related resources I get this now all of a sudden with windows7 I do not just want to cure the symp - Forum Driver cure /error with installation - Forum CMOS issue & cure ? - Forum fastest method to cure thermal paste? - Forum Please Someone Cure this for me - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jijoslin July 2, 2010 3:56:01 AM what about arctic silver 5. does it have a curing time? Best solution WR2 a c 203 à CPUs July 2, 2010 4:01:00 AM It does have a curing time. But it's also very good immediately after application. It will just get a bit better over time. You can find some information about curing times in this article: Thermal Interface Material Performance Test simon12 a c 96 à CPUs July 2, 2010 12:15:32 PM jijoslin said:what about arctic silver 5. does it have a curing time? It does but I think you have to use it as it heating and cooling that cures it. jijoslin July 2, 2010 4:26:47 PM Best answer selected by jijoslin. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum[Hero 5th] Cure Disease? ForumOptimized Charging coming up every few seconds - cure ? ForumMiracle cure wanted ForumCancer Cure finding Dude!! Forumseti@home? cure for cancer@ud? ForumWill Uninstall cure the blues???? ForumSymptom of overclocking. What's the cure ? ForumHow do i cure this ForumT2X-The Cure -- Expert Level?? ForumPlease help a newbie understand why Seasonic PSU wont turn on :( ForumAthlon64 X2 6000+, time to upgrade or the problem elsewhere ? ForumLong time to power on ForumTime for a rebuild Forum[Solved] Once Upon A Time there was a .... ForumHelp to OC for first time (e5200) More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !