Thermal Interface Material Review Pt. 1

Overall Score

THERMAL GREASE SHOOTOUT
The Competitors:

Masscool Shin-Etsu x23
Arctic Silver Ceramique
Frozen CPU Copper
Coolaboratory Liquid Pro
Zalman ZM-STG1
Arctic Silver 5
Intel Stock TIM

The Setup:
Processors:
Intel Xeon 3060 @ 2.4GHz Stock Settings
Intel Core E6600 @ 2.4GHz Stock Settings
Intel Core X6800 @ 2.93GHz Stock Settings

Motherboard:
Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6
Intel P965 + ICH8R
BIOS F9

RAM:

OCZ Gold Series DDR2 667 @ 4-4-4-12

Cooling:
Stock Intel Boxed LGA775 Heatsink/Fan

Ambient Room Temp:
70F – 72F

Ambient Humidity:
23%

The results?

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