The Corsair User Forums  

Go Back   The Corsair User Forums > Corsair Product Discussion > Cooling

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-26-2018, 03:18 PM
gsnipe gsnipe is offline
Registered User
gsnipe's PC Specs
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 10
POST ID # = 970304
gsnipe Reputation: 10
Default Corsair H60 - Thermal Paste

I'm going to switch my current Corsair H60 with an H115 for my current build, and as I'm planning to use the H60 for an old build (i7 2600k) I would like to know which thermal paste should I use for it. Is there any specific recommendation?

Thank you in advance.
Reply With Quote


  #2  
Old 08-26-2018, 05:00 PM
c-attack c-attack is offline
Registered User
c-attack's PC Specs
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 8,763
POST ID # = 970315
c-attack c-attack Reputation: 104
Default

It is probably a forum rules violation to advocate for one specific brand or another. Regardless you are going to get the same results from nearly all products. Don't overspend and there are no miracles that come with TIM brand. If you could actually knock 5-7C off your temps, everyone would do it and wear T-shirts with that product everywhere they went. Google up a multi-brand review. Note most temp differences are 1-2C at most. Things with strange instructions or that claim they need 1-2 weeks to get better probably should be dropped from the consideration list.

The one thing I will recommend is to stay away from metallic compounds. The benefit is slight and risk high. A single drop can ruin your month. Additionally, most metallic compounds leave lasting marks on your CPU and cold plate. Some used CPU vendors do accept CPUs that have been used with liquid metal compounds.
Reply With Quote


  #3  
Old 08-26-2018, 06:50 PM
DevBiker's Avatar
DevBiker DevBiker is offline
iCue βeta Team Green
DevBiker's PC Specs
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Republic of Texas
Posts: 7,241
POST ID # = 970332
DevBiker Reputation: 88
Default

Take a look at this: https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews...on,5108-8.html.

Note that the difference between the best paste (31C) and the worst (35.2C) isn't much and most are clustered in the 32-34C range.

My recommendation is to look at the top range of that and then review the usability rating and get one that has a good balance between them. The best paste in the world won't do you any good if it's a nightmare to apply.
__________________
Please click "Edit System Specs" and fill out your system info.

This comment is provided "as-is", without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the sanity or mental fitness of the author. The author is not a Corsair employee, does not represent Corsair, and no comment should be construed as an official statement from Corsair.

Reply With Quote


  #4  
Old 08-27-2018, 04:27 AM
gsnipe gsnipe is offline
Registered User
gsnipe's PC Specs
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 10
POST ID # = 970379
gsnipe Reputation: 10
Default

Thank you guys!
Reply With Quote


Reply

Tags
h60, thermal paste

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.