Thermal Paste Roundup 2015 – 47 products tested with air-cooling and liquid nitrogen (LN2)

Gramm vs. Volume

All products in the test are listed with a certain amount of “gramm”. A big problem is the different density of the products. Cheap pastes can have a density of 1.5 whereas a strong paste often has 2-3 (g/ml). So it could be that 3g of a cheap paste is enough for 6 applications and 3g of a strong paste will only work for 2 applications. I would really appreciate if the vendors would change the gramm to ml in the future which would properly indicate how much paste you receive.

Index:
  1. Introduction and Basics
  2. Test requirements
  3. Improvements compared to the last test
  4. Test circumstances and consistency
  5. Gramm vs. Volume
  6. Air-Cooling results and buy recommendation
  7. Extreme Cooling Test
  8. Extreme Cooling Test (results#1)
  9. Extreme Cooling Test (results#2)
  10. Extreme Cooling Test (results#3)
  11. Product Details
  12. Conclusion

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