Jump to content
EwinRacing Flash Series Gaming Chairs
daicharade1

Best thermal paste for y510p

Recommended Posts

Hello everyone! This is Ali from Pakistan. My laptop overheats when gaming and I know the factory paste job on the CPU and GPU is horrible. I was looking for a good paste but seems there are conflicting opinions and results among the top brands being used. I read about Coolaboratory's Ultra liquid metal and its hazards , some suggest ICD 7 but then its abrasive, others are hard to remove etc. So its all a little confusing picking the best one. I had some AC MX-3 left over which I used for repasting the Ulrabay but it doesn't work as well as I thought. Due to nonavailability I have to decide between AS5, Ceramique 2, Alumina, MX-4 and CLU. I wanted to buy a paste that could be used on both the CPU and GPU and has a longer lifespan since I'm not comfortable changing the TIM every 5-6 months. I was leaning towards CLU because of its tremendous heat transfer, but some say it dries within 12-18 months and welds the heatsink to the die, plus its expensive. So kindly suggest among the pastes mentioned and your experiences with it.

Lenovo Y510p

i7 4700MQ

755m SLI

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can highly recommend MX4 and AS5. I think MX4 has slightly better thermal transfer than AS5, and is non conductive. But I've also used AS5 for many builds and never had issues. I'm afraid of the diamond paste being too abrasive but I've never personally used it.

  • Thumbs Up 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

But what is the best method to put the thermal paste on? I ask because it does not have HS(Heatsink) on the chips and it is not square but it is rectangle.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.