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Why they use so much thermal paste
« on: Mon, 23 March 2015, 13:52:18 »
Less thermal paste runs "cooler" AND is "cheaper"

Why do the manufacturers put on so much at the factory ?



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Re: Why they use so much thermal paste
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 23 March 2015, 14:05:06 »
safety factor?

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Re: Why they use so much thermal paste
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 23 March 2015, 14:28:41 »
safety factor?
Yeah, too much won't kill a chip, while too little certainly will.

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Re: Why they use so much thermal paste
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 23 March 2015, 14:33:24 »
Hrrm...

Do you think this may be part of their planned-obsolescence initiative?

The extra paste won't kill it right away but running much warmer over-time will the cpu and the other surrounding components faster.

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Re: Why they use so much thermal paste
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 23 March 2015, 14:46:28 »
Hrrm...

Do you think this may be part of their planned-obsolescence initiative?

The extra paste won't kill it right away but running much warmer over-time will the cpu and the other surrounding components faster.
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Re: Why they use so much thermal paste
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Re: Why they use so much thermal paste
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Re: Why they use so much thermal paste
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