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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Related resources Thermal paste /cure time - Forum is there any cure 4 recover data 4m a bad hdd....???????? - Forum My new PC has an itch, and the only cure is more page file - Forum How to cure the curse of old laptops :D - Forum possible cure to my bsod? - 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? m 0 l 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 Share simon12 a c 103 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. m 0 l jijoslin July 2, 2010 4:26:47 PM Best answer selected by jijoslin. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources my emachine can't find DVD drive ,,the upper lower filter reg cure isnt possible because that isn't there to delete Forum hd offline. Why? cure? Forum Is there a way to cure a system32 error without the cd Forum Dual monitor card with the same type of outputs, or is there a cure for this tha Forum I get this now all of a sudden with windows7 I do not just want to cure the symp Forum How do i cure this Forum Jumpy cursor cure?? Forum Difference between cure 2 do and atom and core i series 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 PNY S-CURE Storage Card setup? Forum Conroe fever strikes America no cure in sight Forum LCD madness... I need a cure Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !