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Which thermal compound?

I just got a new cooler for my case, the cooler master hyper tx3. I comes with a cooler master thermal compound. I have another compound in my house.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186038
Should I use the one that came with the fan or the arctic cooler compound?
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    Both are good, not that much difference as it all depends on the end users. I see more people using arctic cooler though.
  2. I just finished a small experiment with MX-4 compared to Arctic Silver 5 on a PhIIX4 965BE and a ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 cooler. No matter how I applied the MX-4... small dot, line, even spread... I could not get the temps as low as when using the AS5 thermal compound in its recommended method. I know this doesn't answer your question, but you may want to give the stock thermal compound a try before you remove it for the MX-4.
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