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Old 21st December 2005, 17:59   #1
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I was shocked when I pulled the cap off the syringe and saw that the needle was still there. I had no idea how the thermal interface material could get through an opening that small until I pressed the plunger slightly over the CPU. A drop of the material came out with no problem and sat there like a ball on the CPU. It was at that point that I got a little nervous since it looks just like Mercury. But then I had to think, "What company, whether in their right mind or not, would sell Mercury on eBay?"
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Old 21st December 2005, 18:07   #2
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maybe they should have tried the blob in the middle of the CPU method
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lol, you can't use it with copper heatsinks, that kind of narrows it down a bit eh
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can't use it with aluminium heasinks, that is.
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