Results: CPU Air Cooler; Low Mounting Pressure
Boxed coolers ranging from Intel's push-pin style to AMD's with retaining clips don't exert enough pressure for thicker thermal pastes to compete aggressively.
This is especially true for the diamond pastes and Kingpin Cooling’s KPx, which won't perform the way you'd hope. This problem can be alleviated with a 50-60°C hot water bath, which can make the pastes a little smoother.
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