Once upon a time there was only one Thermal Interface Material to use, and it was called Arctic Silver.  Now, many higher end heatsinks come with a tube of their own TIM to use and there is a lot of competition in the market.  X-bit Labs gathered together as many different kinds as they could find to test.  It’s hard to pick a clear front runner but the ones to avoid are easy to spot.

“Do you choose thermal interface as carefully as you do the CPU or graphics card cooler? Today we are going to talk about 16 contemporary thermal compounds and their efficiency tested on an overclocked CPU and a graphics processor.”

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