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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    Yeah but alot of the oil is removed in the curing process, try putting a slice of cheese on a plate, and a blob of mayo next to it, the mayo will change consistency over a few days whereas the cheese will remain constant, and that is without heat cycles...
    You obviously haven't encountered real cheese yet, which if left unchecked starts walking off the table..

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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    I can confirm, after stringent testing, Dairylea is not as good as arctic silver

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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Quote Originally Posted by piggin23 View Post
    Dairylea is not as good as arctic silver
    I know - dairylea tastes foul...

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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    I wonder how peanut butter would do? (The smooth variety, obviously)
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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Tastes a little better once it has been cooked by an overclocked CPU.

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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    lol i remember some site doing a similar thing a while back..testing all kinds of weird materials as thermal paste..peanut butter was actually one of them..conclusion was they're all about the same except for the smells.

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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Was that 'smooth' or 'crunchy'?

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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    I don't think this has been a fair test so far as cheese goes, is that yellow packed stuff even real cheese.. I think you would get far better thermal performance from a nice chunk of english mature chedder. Extra, extra mature or some smoked sheeps cheese... the polish stuff, that takes a lot of heat to melt as the fat content is so low.

    I heard about someone using engineers grease as a thermal compound before, meant to be rather good and stays viscous at high heats.
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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Does this mean that cheeseburgers are colder then hamburgers?
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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Quote Originally Posted by piggin23 View Post
    Was that 'smooth' or 'crunchy'?

    It was crunchy of course..lol..but as soon as the processor was installed it changed to smooth


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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    but you could immerse the whole of a PC in oil (but not mayonnaise!!!) to cool it (and I think some people have).
    Wouldn't the fans stall?
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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Quote Originally Posted by Giraffe View Post
    Wouldn't the fans stall?
    I can't decide whether that was a facepalm moment or epic win sarcasm...

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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Pate anyone?

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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    May have a go at sauces later, 'brown' or 'red' ?


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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    Well, red sauce generally goes well with chips but I think in this case, any sause would be add as they contain vinegar (acetic acid) which would probably cause corrosion to both the heatsink and the CPU surface.
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    Re: Thermal Paste Test (and cheese!)

    hmm seems to be a running 'food and drink' theme in cooling articals...pretty sure i once read an artical about using guinness for water cooling set-ups.....what would be the strangest food you could use?

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