CPU thermal Gel Tags: CPUs Thermal Compound Last response: December 15, 2012 11:01 PM in CPUs Share ak_annihilator December 15, 2012 10:23:43 PM I was just curious as to what the best method is to applying thermal paste on your CPU as in whether to do an X or a small circle Thanks More about : cpu thermal gel | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove rolli59 CPUs Master December 15, 2012 10:30:52 PM I just do a blob in the middle and let the heat sink spread it out. | Report abuse ak_annihilator December 15, 2012 10:39:39 PM Does the whole cpu face need to be covered or just the middle? | Report abuse rolli59 CPUs Master December 15, 2012 11:01:48 PM Just the middle the cooler will spread it out. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>CPU thermal Gel> Related ressources: ForumAnyone use any household stuff for CPU Thermal Gel ForumKeyboard only works half the time after reapplying thermal gel ForumThermal Gel ForumCoolant gel in CPU socket, bad? ForumLaptop gel Forumno heatsink gel Forumdo i need heat gel Forum2 Times Thermal Trip within 1 month??After Pasting Heat sink Gel Forumthermal gel ForumThermal Gel pad suppliers ForumExperiences with Thermal Tape/ vs/ gel ForumInstalling Thermal Gel or Fan on my chipset??????? ForumThermal Paste in the CPU socket ForumCPU fan / thermal compound question ForumThermal Paste on the CPU pins 0_o ForumEasy alternative of thermal paste ForumCPU Thermal question ForumNEWBIE : Replacing CPU need to reapply thermal cpd? ForumNeed some help replacing PSU ForumWhat is a good motherboard for this CPU? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !