Stock thermal paste?

I just recieved my phenom ii x6 and will be installing it shortly.

I watched a video explaining that the stock thermal interface material that normally comes on a HSF is better than AS5.

He said that the stock TIM is Phase Change where the AS5 is grease.

Prior to this knowledge I've always scraped off the stock TIM and used my own AS5.


If anyone has any wisdom to share on this topic I would greatly appreciate it.
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  1. Link to the video please?
  2. hydrox4all said:
    He said that the stock TIM is Phase Change where the AS5 is grease
    I guess he means it melts when it gets hot.

    Better than AS5 or other other better thermal compounds? Seriously doubt that.
  3. I downloaded the video via torrent
  4. If you found it on the internet - it must be True.
  5. ^I'm thinking its from the same mindset as this: http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-destroy-your-CPU-by-lapping-it
  6. WR2 said:
    If you found it on the internet - it must be True.

    ^^
    Haha! I knew it! so Elvis IS working in my local burgerking :P
    they said I was maaad :P
    Op,if you have some As5, use that man, you already paid for it so get your moneys worth :)
    Moto
  7. +1
    I think you want to use the Arctic Silver 5.

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