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Created On: 05/11/2004 12:28 PM
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 05/11/2004 12:28 PM
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JID
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I use a basic simple silicon compound in between my XP2400+ core and heatsink base...the same silicon I use in between my power transistor projects and their heatsinks. So can someone orient me further about my use of this thing? Like how many fry-hours before it becomes efficient, exact time to replace again, temperature tolerance, temp to fry...oh yeah how about arctic silver 5 too?

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 05/11/2004 02:44 PM
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http://www.arcticsilver.com/instructions.htm' ">http://www.arcticsilver.com/instructions.htm
The tech specs for each compound differ greatly. I say replace it once a year along with a complete cleaning of all components. I take about 25 hot to cold cycles for most compounds to cure.
http://www.dansdata.com/coolercomp.htm' ">http://www.dansdata.com/coolercomp.htm
Some good data in the above link:

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