1. TheLetterD

    Cheap Chinese Thermal paste? HC 151. Is it safe?

    Okay so I wanted to change the processor on my Dad's old office PC(Pentium 4 LGA 775) with my Core 2 Duo E7200. I have never done this before so I thought Id try it this time. Both computers are roughly 3 years old and havnt been used in the past 3 months. I thought it might need a new thermal...
  2. acidCow

    Replace TIM or buy a new heatsink?

    So I have a 5 year old desktop running on Core2 Duo E7400. Lately it was running hot ( could hear the fans frequently) so I decided to take it apart completely and clean everything. When I removed the stock heatsink, the previous thermal compound was just a dry layer (I have no idea if this...
  3. ancientrites

    i want cpu thermal paste in mangalore

    any idea where can i get high quality cpu thermal paste i dont want to go online:evil: actually i want to use it for gpu:-D
  4. R

    How do I clean my pc

    Dissambeled my pc just now and its looks very dusty.The gpu, fans mobo,cpu cooler heatsink has so much dust sitting on them.I also want to re-apply thermal paste on the cpu.How do I clean the already applied thermal paste? Don't have isopropyl alcohol. In short, I want to get rid of the dust...
  5. dud3rulz

    High CPU consumption after applying thermal paste!

    Hi guys, I applied Cooler master thermal paste to my CPU and GPU of Dell XPS 15 laptop. Oddly, i noticed a bump in CPU usage than before. At idle my CPU consumption was less than 5% (no programs running). Now it constantly uses above 30% at idle. Also, a USB port stopped working. Can anyone...
  6. CommanderShawnzer

    Help me to fix my Overheating Laptop

    My Acer laptop(specs in sig) bought in May 2011 has developed overheating problems(the kind where the pc overheats and shuts down to prevent damage to its components) these overheat-and-shutdown problems started in January 2012 when my laptop used to overheat and shutdown after 2 hours of...
  7. V

    Thermal paste suggestions

    Guys, suggest me some good thermal paste. Will be applying to my i5-750(:mrgreen:). Local dealers don't even know about them. All of them were dumbstruck when I mentioned the name! They say, it doesn't come separately. They have never heard of Arctic silver, Tuniq etc! Jokes apart, budget is...
  8. ShankJ

    RMA'ing laptop

    I have a hp pavilion dv4-5009tx laptop which i bought in the beginning of August 2012.. Since then i have complained of thermal shutdown 3 times to the hp customer service.. For the first two time only dusting of the fan was done and re-applying the thermal paste.. The third time the fan and...
  9. CommanderShawnzer

    help regarding reapplying Thermal paste on processor

    my Laptop has been overheating A LOT(config in sigg) so i have decided to open it up and clean the insides and re-apply thermal paste(fan works properly) i found this "service manual" which shows how to open the laptop in question so how should i go about it?there are unecessary things which...
  10. rider

    Cooling Thermal Compound Paste

    Heyy wassup? guys! I am having a one year old laptop and I want to buy a cooling thermal compound paste also called TIM for both CPU and GPU. As I can see in charts Thermal Compound Roundup - February 2012 | Hardware Secrets Best options are arctic silver 5, antech formula 5/7 and DeepCool Z5...
  11. D

    [Want to Buy] Thermal Paste / Thermal Compound

    If anyone have Thermal Paste / Thermal Compound, please let me know price. I need it urgently. I'm looking for Tuniq TX4 / ARCTIC SILVER 5 / ARCTIC MX2 / ARCTIC MX4 / cooler master Thermal Fusion etc. Thanks.
  12. dan4u

    What Thermal Compound should I buy for my Laptop CPU?

    I've got a HP DV4-1216tu that's 3 years old, it heats up pretty high during normal use i.e 75-82c, I'm going to clean it and reapply the Thermal paste. I'm planning to use the Artic silver 5, is it good enough? or is there any other compound that's better? also could anyone suggest a can of...
  13. A

    Cheap Thermal Compund

    I RMA'd my motherboard and will be getting it back in a few days. The thermal compound on my cpu fan is all dried up. I need to buy a cheap thermal compound ONLINE. So please suggest me a low cost alternative. Which of these is the better one? Cooler Master Thermal Compound HTK-002 Cooler...
  14. S

    Vostro 1510 Hot GPU

    I have dell vostro 1510 with following configuration C2D T5670 1.8GHZ 4GB RAM 256MB DDR2 8400m gs I just got my fan replaced. Fan is working fine now and cpu is lot cooler but GPU is running way hotter(reaching 100c on load). Earlier it never used to go beyond 85-86 on stress test. But...
  15. saurabh_1e

    Thermal Paste

    Need a thermal paste within 500-600/- Confused between these two: 1) Cooler Master IC Essential E2 Thermal Interface. 2) Arctic Silver 5. Will be using it on Phenom x6 1055T @3.5Ghz and MSI HD6850 Cyclone @925Mhz... Open to Suggestions.... One more question i have tightened...
  16. dfcols71

    for installing cpu for installing cpu cooler should we get additional thermal paste

    for installing after market cpu cooler should we get additional thermal paste, isn't stock thermal paste supplied with cooler enough besides saw this article Thermal Compound Roundup - December 2011 | Hardware Secrets where butter,lipstick or toothpaste applied ,there is hardly 4-5...
  17. sukesh1090

    thermal compound,which one to buy?

    guys i am having Cm Hyper 212 Evo cooler.few days before its fan stopped working and i sent it to the service center.i sent the whole heatsink including the thermal compound tube which they give with the they have lost that tube and asking me to buy a new one.:-x(screw you Cooler...
  18. R

    How's the combo??

    I am planning on buying i5 2500 (non K) + Biostar TZ68K+ (Z68 as i want my 1600MHz to run on its capacity). Please let me know your opinion on the combo. I am looking for some thermal paste too. Can anyone suggest some good ones with the links to buy??
  19. B

    thermal problem Dell SXPS 1645

    i have a 3 year old dell sxps1645 i've been experiencing thermal shutdown while gaming on the system i've used cooling pads. they generally work for a month or so and then start giving the same problem so i started gaming while removing the back lid of the laptop for better air flow the...
  20. Jaskanwar Singh

    Geek Tested: 17 Thermal Pastes Face Off

    Maximum PC | Geek Tested: 17 Thermal Pastes Face Off
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