What can be used as a substitute for thermal paste?
Household substitutes for CPU thermal paste
- Butter 53.2°C.
- Moisturizing cream 54°C.
- Hair wax 56°C.
- Banana 58°C.
- Paper 67.2°C.
- Yellow cheese 67.9°C.
Is it okay to use generic thermal paste?
The big question is, does the type of thermal paste you use matter? Short answer, yes. Cost matters, of course, but with prices ranging from around $15 for expensive liquid metal TIMs to $2 for generic paste, none will break your bank even if you replace it every year, as some computer builders prefer to do.
Is it OK to run a CPU without thermal paste?
What happens if you don’t have thermal paste? Things don’t work as efficiently as they should. Your CPU’s operating temperature will be higher. It may need to slow itself down (thermal throttling) to stop from overheating and failing.
Can we make thermal paste at home?
To make this kind of thermal paste you need 4 teaspoons full of a mint or cool fluoride tooth paste, it may not possess grits in it. Then you have to mix that 4 teaspoons full of tooth paste in 1 teaspoons full of Vaseline (it should petroleum jelly not some other product of Vaseline brand).
What happens if I dont use thermal paste?
Not using thermal paste between the CPU and the heat sink will cause it to eventually overheat and fail. This may not happen straight away but it will happen and in a much shorter time than if you use the thermal paste.
Is it good to add another compound to h80i?
As title. H80i comes with a build in thermal compound, should I add another compound like artic silver? Is it good to use two compound at the same time? As title. H80i comes with a build in thermal compound, should I add another compound like artic silver? Is it good to use two compound at the same time? Click to expand…
Which is better the h80i GT or the V2?
The H80i GT is on sale at the moment & i would buy it rather then the V2 if there’s no difference but the name. Let me know please. Thanks! Location: My Member TITLE!!!!
Is it OK to add thermal compound to Corsari h80i?
You can clean it off and replace it, but mixing the pre-applied TIM with something else is not advisable. You can clean it off and replace it, but mixing the pre-applied TIM with something else is not advisable. Click to expand…
What’s the idle temperature of a corsair h80i GT?
Using a Corsair H80i GT, my idle temps are running anywhere between 30 °C and 40 °C (mostly stays around 32-35 °C idle with spikes up to 45 °C,) my air cooler would stay steady at 26-30 °C which was a Hyper 212 EVO, and this thing can’t even hit anything below 28 °C.