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X2 Makes High-Viscosity Thermal Interface Material

X2 has made a new thermal interface material: the X2 Thermica.

The grease is built to be usable with both CPUs and GPUs, and is said to be suitable for high-wattage processors. It can be used with both air cooling as well as water cooling blocks.

Technical specifications include a >5W/m-K thermal conductivity, which is managed with an ingredient ratio of 10 percent silicon compounds, 45 percent carbon compounds, as well as 45 percent metal oxide compounds. It is also a higher-viscosity substance, making it harder to accidentally get messy.

X2 will ship the product in a single syringe, which will contain half a gram of TIM, written to be good for two processor installations. MSRP pricing is set at $6.99 for the US.

Niels Broekhuijsen

Niels Broekhuijsen is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He reviews cases, water cooling and pc builds.