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: ForumNeed Thermal Paste for Stock Cooler? (i5 750) ForumStock thermal paste ? ForumIntel stock cooler- thermal paste question Forume2180 stock cooling fan thermal paste ForumAMD Athlon 64 stock Thermal Paste ?? ForumI7 2600k, What thermal paste to use on very safe OC ? ForumRecieved Cooler Master 212 HSF, Should i remove stock thermal paste ? ForumMegalahems thermal paste / how long until OC 'ing / 1 other thing ForumCpu thermal paste ForumCrazy temp spikes and dried out thermal paste ForumShould I put thermal paste over OEM paste of i7-3770K ? New Heatskink? ForumPre-applied Thermal paste or not? ForumHyper 212 Evo thermal paste application ForumHow is the thermal paste that comes with the 212+? ForumShould I replace the thermal paste on a stock heatsink? ForumI7-2600k Overclock Too HOT! Help with Thermal Paste ForumWhich is the best thermal paste for my needs/cpu ForumThermal Paste or Additional Fans/Cooling for this new Build ForumThermal Paste on Hyper 212 Evo? ForumPSU Help More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !