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Arctic Cooling MX-4 Thermal Compound - FrostyTech.com Arctic Cooling MX-4 Thermal Compound
Tue Jul 06, 2010 | 3:42P| PermaLink
"Arctic Cooling needs no introduction; they have been around forever it seems. They have been making coolers for both CPUs and graphics cards for as long as I can remember and also they’re the makers of one of my favorite thermal compounds, MX-2. The reasons behind why it is my favorite compound? Well, first off, it spreads very nice. There is no need for a special spatula or use of a credit card. Just put a blob in the middle of the die and spread it around by any means. Secondly, it takes no time to cure and has no conductive properties, a definite plus, especially if you apply too much material. In this case, what squeezes out the side will cause no harm; it just makes for a bit more cleanup later. The last reason I usually go for a tube of MX-2 is the availability and pricing. I have seen better thermal compounds, especially since I get to try a few for free each year. I know the guy sitting at home doesn’t want to shell out $5-10, sometimes even more for a tube of paste, especially for a test like this one where that would require getting something like $50 worth of TIM just to see if it was even worth it in the first place. So I dug through a box I have filled with various tubes of compound and brought them to testing to compare with our latest submission to TweakTown’s labs."
FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN
(http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/3383/arctic_cooling_mx_4_thermal_compound/index.html)

Thermaltake V9 Black Edition VJ400G1N2Z Computer Case Review  - FrostyTech.com Thermaltake V9 Black Edition VJ400G1N2Z Computer Case Review
Tue Jun 30, 2009 | 9:03A| PermaLink
For some enthusiasts, great cooling can make up for some shortcomings elsewhere, provided those shortcomings can be dealt with. What I said in my earlier review can still be said about the V9 Black Edition, "The V9 along with the newer V9 Black Edition is fundamentally a cheap, flimsy case with cheesy, stamped features and an interior that doesn't work all that well"."
FULL STORY @ TWEAKNEWS
(http://www.tweaknews.net/reviews/thermaltake_v9_black_edition/)


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