Does thermal paste matter? Tags: Power Supplies Thermal Compound Silver Components Last response: December 31, 2012 5:22 PM in Components Share Movits December 31, 2012 4:59:04 PM I plan to get a Noctua NH-D14 and I was wondering I ther is any reason to get a different thermal paste than the one it comes with? (like artic silver thermal paste vs the Noctua NH-D14 stock thermal paste) PLEASE HELP!!! Thanks, Movits More about : thermal paste matter Brett928S2 a b ) Power supply December 31, 2012 5:07:52 PM Hi Standard paste is fine UNLESS you disturb it then you NEED new paste for a second application... All the best Brett Optimus_Toaster December 31, 2012 5:22:41 PM The thermal paste that comes with the noctua nh-d14 is some of the best around. And you get plenty enough if you need to refit the heatsink. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Does brand of Thermal Compound matter ? Forum Does Phenom ii x 4 955, come with thermal paste on the heatsink? Forum Does thermal paste lose its efficiency over time? Forum Thermal Paste Removal/Installation Guide Forum Thermal Paste in the CPU socket Forum Thermal paste Forum Cpu thermal paste Forum How To Make Your Own Thermal Paste ! Forum In which method to apply thermal paste ? + PSU Confusion Forum Got thermal paste on green part of CPU Forum 3750k hardhack thermal paste choice Forum Hyper 212 Evo thermal paste application Forum Applying thermal paste Forum Alternative to alcoholic cloths to clean thermal paste off CPU Forum How is the thermal paste that comes with the 212+? Forum I7-2600k Overclock Too HOT! Help with Thermal Paste Forum Blob vs spread (applying thermal paste ) Forum Opinions and price of this PSU........... Forum Does Temperature Affect Matchmaking in-game, help!! Forum New cooling paste on I7 when adding again after removal Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !