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OCZ Freeze Thermal Interface Material - Final Thoughts

We look at a new entry into the thermal goop market from OCZ to see if they've come up with a magic formula.

| Cables & Accessories in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Dec 30, 2007 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 87%Manufacturer: OCZ

Final Thoughts

 

When it comes to a quality TIM, we need to consider what is going to be best for our system components. After all, the processor and graphics boards of today are going to be some of the most expensive parts in your box, so it only makes sense to care for them in the best manner possible.

 

In the past few months, we have seen several companies come out with new compounds and they all claim to be able to beat "that silver stuff" that everyone seems to love so much. What's more, they are all doing just that! It just doesn't make any sense to continue to use a compound that is electrically conductive, especially when it is not as effective.

 

OCZ has brought to the table a thermal material that beats the silver goops hands down, requires no curing time, and is not electrically conductive. It performs right in line with similar products being offered and is also cheaper than Arctic Silver. I have no qualms at all in recommending a tube of OCZ Freeze for your next (or current) build. It works well and will last a long time after applying, so you just cannot go wrong.

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