Thermal heat compound Tags: CPUs Heat Photo Last response: January 16, 2001 3:12 PM in CPUs Share smn198 January 16, 2001 2:33:52 PM I always thought that you were ment to put just enough heat compound on the CPU to cover it untill I saw Tom's latest article. From the photo it looks like he's put on quite a lot. <A HREF="http://www.anandtech.com/mysystemrig.html?id=1686" target="_new">System spec.</A> Ideas appreciated. More about : thermal heat compound Crashman a b à CPUs January 16, 2001 3:12:39 PM Use just enough to provide even coverage across the CPU core, a thin film is best, because the compound, although a decent conductor, is still not as good a conductor as the heatsink that is sitting on it. Suicide is painless........... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCPU heat rising constantly after new thermal compound. Help? Forum Solvedthermal compound/ paste and Heat-Sink Forum SolvedHeat Sink and Thermal Compound Questions Forum SolvedPicking out a heat sink/thermal compound Forum Optimal thermal compound pattern for direct contact heat pipes Forum Thermal Compound spills underneath heat spreader Forum What is the diferance of thermal compound and heat sink compound? Forum Thermal compound or Heat sink thermal pad Forum SolvedCPU still heating after replacing thermal compound Forum SolvedGold Thermal Compound with Hyper 212X Forum Solvedcan yo use any thermal compound for both laptop and desktop? Forum SolvedThermal Compound - Is it really necessary, and how often to replenish? Forum SolvedThermal Compound on Graphics Forum SolvedThermal compound for pc Forum SolvedThermal Compound ? Forum Solvedhow do I replace the thermal compound Forum SolvedDirect contact cpu cooler needs thermal compound? Forum SolvedCorsair H55 pre-applied thermal compound good for GPU? Forum SolvedChanging thermal compound? Forum SolvedIs the Thermal compound the reason I have such high temperatures under maximum load? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !