Heatsink Double sided thermal tape

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  1. LongDongWong

    LongDongWong U can call me Mr.Wong

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    How important is it for the double sided thermal tape to be applied on the base of the heatsink; before applying to CPU??? Can you getaway with just the Artic silver or is necessary to apply the double sided thermal tape ???
     
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    LongDongWong U can call me Mr.Wong

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    anyone ...anyone???
     
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    I've never heard of using double-sided thermal tape, so I'm guessing it's just fine to just use Arctic Silver.
     
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    ditch the tape, it's no where nea as efficient as artic silver. Just don't use too much of it.
     
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    :werd: It's vital that it be an extremely thin layer. Use a piece of plastic or something to spread it out and make it thin.
     

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