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What is the Best Way to Apply Thermal Grease? - Part 2
Author: Rafael Coelho 60,609 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: September 29, 2011
Page: 8 of 9
Our Tests

The table below presents the results of our measurements.

Thermal Compound QuantityRoom Temp.Core Temp.Difference
Tiny dot15 °C55 °C40 °C
Small dot15 °C50 °C35 °C
Transversal stripe15 °C51 °C36 °C
Parallel stripes15 °C51 °C36 °C
Spread15 °C51 °C36 °C

In the following graph, you can see how many degrees Celsius hotter the CPU core is than the air outside the case, with the CPU at full load. The lower this difference, the better is the cooling performance achieved.

What is the best way to apply thermal grease part 2

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