Just last question what is the best way to apply Thermal Compound Tags: CPUs Core Thermal Compound Last response: February 12, 2013 3:40 PM in CPUs Share nataly4488 February 12, 2013 2:26:08 PM i have core 2 duo cpu i want to apply the thermal compound to it do i need just to put a little in the middle or do i need to spread it with a card? again it is a core 2 duo cpu so no need to do like on that picture because it is core 2 duo http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/413/thermalapasters2.j... More about : question apply thermal compound ASHISH65 a b à CPUs February 12, 2013 2:27:59 PM Put a single dot at middle.that's it you are done. scout_03 a b à CPUs February 12, 2013 2:58:19 PM pea spot . Related resources Best way to apply thermal compound ?? - Forum How to "Clean" and apply " Thermal Compound " on a 8800 GTS 640MB GPU? - Forum Installing Hyper 212 EVO - Thermal Compound Question - Forum Best Way to Apply Thermal Paste - Forum Best way to apply thermal paste - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nataly4488 February 12, 2013 3:09:21 PM so no need to do like on that picture because it is core 2 duo http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/413/thermalapasters2.j... ASHISH65 a b à CPUs February 12, 2013 3:12:23 PM Yes doing straight will give slight less temp but even pea dot is fine. satyamdubey a b à CPUs February 12, 2013 3:40:31 PM nataly you may also refer to this: http://www.arcticsilver.com/instructions.htm good luck -satyam Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumApplying Thermal Compound ForumIn which method to apply thermal paste? + PSU Confusion Forumhelp: the best way to apply AS 5 ForumHow to apply thermal compound & OC - HELP! (Q6600 + P35) ForumHow to apply thermal compound correctly? ForumHow to apply thermal compound & OC - HELP! (Q6600 + P35) ForumThin thermal compound ForumBest way to apply thermal paste on i7 processor ForumUpcoming Thermal Compound Shootout ForumReplacing the thermal compound on my gigabyte northbridge ForumRemoval of Thermal Compound on Stock Core 2 Duo Heatsink ForumRemoving thermal compound ForumInstalling HSF/Removal and Thermal Paste? Clean & Apply each time? Forumthermal compound for my xp2700 retail??? Forum212 evo fan replacement More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !