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    Arctic Silver

    I have an old tube of Arctic Silver (v3 maybe) that's probably about 7 years old now. I'm getting a new Q6600 Quad soon, and wondered if it's still OK to use or if I'd be better off buying a fresh tube. My tube says "optimized for small contact areas" on it.

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    I'd get some new stuff when you order. Apparently the new arctic cooling stuff is now the daddy...
    Not around too often!

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    Im with menthal on this, its suppost to be v.good and from scan is just under a fiver

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=403502

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    it may have seperated in the tube with being stored for so long, so not worth the risk imho.

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    Thanks guys. Like you say, for the price it's probably worth getting a fresh tube

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