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Old 19-07-17, 06:25 PM
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I am using G.Skill Trident Z 3200MHz. G.Skill is one of the better brands in terms of Ryzen support ATM.

I have worked with TTL on most of his Ryzen reviews and G.Skill is one of the few brands that have worked flawlessly for us since launch. A lot more kits work today with mature BIOS' but G.Skill has been great from the start.
I have heard that the FlareX is better than the Trident Z. Do you know if this is true, or do you think it's bs?

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Old 19-07-17, 06:26 PM
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So you believe Ceramique is better than MX-4?

Thanks to all of you for the information. I have been overseas the last 16 years, so I'm scrambling to catch back up. I appreciate the responses.
From what I read about Ceramique it is a couple of C warmer than MX-4. However, having used it for the last six years or so I have noticed that it does not dry out or become crusty like some other pastes I have used so I have just stuck with it. What's not broken, and all that.

I bought an enormous tube three years back and still have a bit left
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Old 20-07-17, 08:41 PM
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From what I read about Ceramique it is a couple of C warmer than MX-4. However, having used it for the last six years or so I have noticed that it does not dry out or become crusty like some other pastes I have used so I have just stuck with it. What's not broken, and all that.

I bought an enormous tube three years back and still have a bit left
But the consensus is that the Artic Silver is not nearly as good as the MX-4 or Ceramique?
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Old 20-07-17, 08:45 PM
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But the consensus is that the Artic Silver is not nearly as good as the MX-4 or Ceramique?
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Arctic-Silv.../dp/B006K4VT3W

No idea, but the day I spend more than £10 on a tube of that stuff will be the day I show my arse in Tesco's window.
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Old 20-07-17, 09:36 PM
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So you believe Ceramique is better than MX-4?
To be honest with you, it's most likely very to no difference at all really when it comes to thermal compound. Maybe a degree here or there... I've used MX-4 for all of my builds, rebuilds etc and it's spot on. Cheap as well, so nothing to loose really
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To be honest with you, it's most likely very to no difference at all really when it comes to thermal compound. Maybe a degree here or there... I've used MX-4 for all of my builds, rebuilds etc and it's spot on. Cheap as well, so nothing to loose really
Indeed. I really wouldn't get suckered in by expensive stuff like that. Cheap doesn't mean crap when it comes to TIM. You don't need to buy a tube of 20p grease but yeah, a sub £5 compound will do the job well enough
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Old 21-07-17, 08:29 AM
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Yeah, I got some mx-4. I have completed 90% of the build, and am just waiting on the 1080ti to arrive, and the 960 EVO. Then it will be up and running. I really can't wait. While my laptop is a beast for laptops, this is the first full system I have built in almost 20 years because I've been living overseas in the islands. So it will be nice to have a really fast and powerful computer again. thanks for the answers.
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Well good luck mate and I hope she all works as she should

If my CPU turns up today it will be a very big day for me too
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