thermal pad/grease?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by DFX, Oct 19, 2003.

  1. DFX

    DFX OSNN Senior Addict

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    i bought a new heatsink (zalman) for my athlon xp 2200+. would you recommend i use the grease that it came with or buy a thermal pad? ive heard the pad is for more permanent (long-term) jobs and the grease is for "testing"?

    where can you buy thermal pads in the uk?
     
  2. mokuni

    mokuni Guest

    i have a zalman hsf too. i use the artic silver 3 thermal grease cuz i would want to reuse it later. plus i think thr grease does a better job?
     
  3. DFX

    DFX OSNN Senior Addict

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    thanks for the quick reply.

    is artic silver 3 the stuff that comes with it, zalman csl 850, or something else?

    if so, where can you buy it?
     
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