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 how to cure network problem in samsung galaxy star - Forum How to cure the curse of old laptops :D - Forum possible cure to my bsod? - Forum my emachine can't find DVD drive ,,the upper lower filter reg cure isnt possible because that isn't there to delete - 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 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 T2X-The Cure-- Expert Level?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !