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thermal pad/grease?

DFX

OSNN Senior Addict
#1
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?
 
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mokuni

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#2
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?
 

DFX

OSNN Senior Addict
#3
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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