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Title: Thermal Grease
Post by: Samson on October 10, 2014, 10:41:08 AM
I have just been given an old DELL desktop. I have done a factory reset, updated the BIOS, drivers and Windows updates. All seems fine, it's not the greatest machine, but I'll make use of it  :wink:

However it was probably the worst machine I've ever seen internally, spiders' webs and a warren of dust bunnies  :shocked:
I have carefully cleaned it out, had to remove the fan and heatsink, and now need to refit them. Does this thermal grease look OK? Or does anyone have any recommendations. I can get exactly the same product as shown below at Newegg for £3 in Maplins in the UK, or will I gain anything from spending a bit more? The reviews on Newegg seem pretty good. Thanks.

Samson.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835129002


 
Title: Re: Thermal Grease
Post by: Shane on October 13, 2014, 03:45:52 AM
Yeah that should work fine :-)

I always go with what the reviews say, always good to see what others had with it before you try it  :wink:

Shane
Title: Re: Thermal Grease
Post by: Samson on October 13, 2014, 08:50:27 AM
Hi Shane,

Thanks for that. Reviews are always helpful, especially when it is a product that you (well, I) do not purchase everyday  :wink:
I'll pick some up in the week.

Samson.