Thermo paste amount

hi i have got a core i7 2600 3.4ghz processor and i am going to use Arctic Cooling MX-4 Thermal Paste just wanted to know how do i use to maximize cooling etc many thanks
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  1. When it comes to thermal paste, less is more.
    The pea method is the most commonly recommended way of doing it, which is to put down a blob of paste about the size of a pea in the middle of the CPU. Then mount your heatsink, using the pressure of screwing the heatsink down to spread the paste over the CPU. Give the heatsink a little twist when your done to spread the paste a bit more.
  2. Go here and use according to your cpu -
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