Stock thermal paste and oc? Tags: CPUs Thermal Compound Intel i7 Last response: October 30, 2010 11:57 AM in CPUs Share alienx12 October 30, 2010 12:32:08 AM Hey, I am going to oc my i7 but was wondering if the stock thermal paste on the hsf is good enough. In order to apply my arctic silver thermal paste must i peel off the strips from the hsf? More about : stock thermal paste ct1615 a c 105 à CPUs October 30, 2010 12:53:46 AM yes its good enough but if you have AS5 then you may as well use it. clean any previous paste off the heatsink & cpu though. alienx12 October 30, 2010 11:52:18 AM Thanks. May aswell order in some AS ArctiClean and get it all off. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer opexx October 30, 2010 11:57:37 AM I'd agree with ct1615 I've oc'd from 2.8 to 3.33 with an i7 on stock paste... but if you plan on benching, or even if you just have the extra paste, i'd use it (better safe then sorry anyways ^^ ) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAfter market thermal paste on stock Intel cooler? Forum SolvedWhich thermal paste ? Xigmatek PTI-G3606 vs Coolermaster stock paste that comes with cooler Forum SolvedDo you need thermal paste for the stock CPU and CPU fan? Forum SolvedShould I add thermal paste if I use a stock cooler? Forum SolvedSo my cpu was running a little hotter than I wanted to so I replaced the stock thermal paste but now the cpu is a constant 100 Forum SolvedNew Thermal Paste and back up fan (Found One lol) 80c idle > 38c Idle, is this acceptable for a stock cooler? Forum SolvedStock or Arctic Silver Thermal Paste? Forum Solvedworth replacing fx-6350 stock thermal paste with mx-2 ? Forum SolvedDoes the AMD FX-6300 stock cooler have pre-applied thermal paste? Forum SolvedWhy does Intel ship the stock cooler with three bands of thermal paste, instead of uniform covering over the copper surface? Forum SolvedStock thermal paste or Cooler Master thermal paste on new CPU? Forum SolvedDo all cpu stock coolers have thermal paste? Forum SolvedPut the stock cpu fan on accident, and now there's leftover thermal paste. Forum SolvedHow to approach messy stock thermal paste? Forum Stock thermal paste or aftermarket paste with Corsair H55? Forum Do I need Thermal Paste on my i5 Stock cpu/fan Forum cm hyper 212x stock thermal paste VS arctic ceramique 2 Forum Solved1st Build: Do I have to use thermal paste on stock i-5 2500 cpu? Forum SolvedNeed Thermal Paste for Stock Cooler? (i5 750) Forum shall i use the stock thermal paste on the stock amd heatsink Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !