Thermal paste Question need a QUICK answer !!! Tags: CPUs Heatsinks Thermal Compound Last response: July 7, 2010 9:00 AM in CPUs Share mjurgilas July 7, 2010 8:10:27 AM Ok if a heatsink has this on the botom: http://img84.imageshack.us/i/pict0801.jpg/ do i need to apply thermal paste on the CPU? More about : thermal paste question quick answer WR2 a c 203 à CPUs July 7, 2010 8:56:29 AM Hello mjurgilas; No you don't. That's all you need to get a good thermal interface between the heat sink the CPU. WR2 a c 203 à CPUs July 7, 2010 8:58:45 AM That stock intel thermal compound will melt and flow where needed when you start operating your system. Any more thermal compound added to the CPU would probably be too much and actual decrease performance. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mjurgilas July 7, 2010 9:00:10 AM Thanks for the help. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Thermal Paste Question, need help quickly! Forum SolvedVery quick thermal paste question Forum Quick CPU Question: Is there any thermal paste on this? Forum Quick thermal paste question Forum Quick thermal paste question. Forum Quick question about thermal paste & cpu Forum QUICK thermal paste question Forum Quick CPU + Thermal Paste Question Forum Quick Thermal Paste Question Forum Quick Question Need Answer ASAP: How Do you SAFELY unplug a computer? Forum Solved2 questions. Need a quick answer x.x Forum Please I need a quick answer to this simple question Forum RAM question (need quick answer) Forum Quick question! Need answer asap! Forum Quick quick question, need an answer asap Forum Question Radeon HD 5870 - Need quick accurate answer. Forum Quick question, need quick answer ordering in an hour Forum 1 Quick question. Need a fast answer please! Ordering online ASAP! Forum Memory question, I need a quick answer Forum Quick question, need quick answer! Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !