(ZapWizard @ Oct 7 2003, 10:55 AM) Before someone brings up the comment that AC3 or any other silver compound is not conductive under their multimeter.
It does have metal particles, with space between, So:
A: It's not very conductive.
B: It is VERY capacative. (Acts like a capacitor)
Silver compounds change the impeadance and capacitance of the die and die package (If spilled onto the package)
With RF freqeuncies of 800mhz, 2ghz, etc, Silver compounds can become very conductive. (As a capacitor passes AC readily)
shin tu estu does not, as it is not metalic.
With all that said, the new processors of course have a heatplate on top.
This eliminates the worry of impeadance.
So you could use Silver compounds.
But you will still get 'pump out' over time, where the paste is forced out the edges.
shin tu estu changes from a solid to liquid when hot, it won't pump out as if it does reach the edge it will cool and block up any cracks where more paste may push out.
what about Ceramique then?
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