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Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound AS5-3.5G - OEM

  • Made With 99.9% Pure Silver
  • High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound
  • Controlled Triple-Phase Viscosity
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Thermal compound is necessary to create a reliable transfer of heat from your computer's processor to its heatsink to keep your CPU from overheating. Arctic Silver 5 thermal compound does this with three unique shapes and sizes of pure silver particles to maximize particle-to-particle contact area and thermal transfer. It's optimized for use between modern high-power CPUs and high-performance heatsinks or water-cooling solutions. This 3.5-gram tube contains enough compound to cover at least 15 to 25 small CPU cores, or 6 to 10 large CPU cores, or 2 to 5 heat plates.

Note: This is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) version, which includes the product, but nothing else. They are packaged generically and are best suited for system builders who don't require documentation or bundled accessories.

  • newegg 99.9% Pure Silver The Arctic Silver 5 uses three unique shapes and sizes of pure silver particles to maximize particle-to-particle contact area and thermal transfer.
  • newegg High Density The Arctic Silver 5 contains over 88% thermally conductive filler by weight. The thermally-enhanced ceramic particles including micronized silver, sub-micron zinc oxide, aluminum oxide and boron nitride particles improve the compound's performance and long-term stability.

Learn more about the Arctic Silver AS5-3.5G

Model

Brand
Arctic Silver
Model
AS5-3.5G

Details

Specifications
Average Particle Size:
<0.49 micron <0.000020 inch

Extended Temperature Limits:
Peak: -50 Degrees C to >180 Degrees C
Long-Term: -50 Degrees C to 130 Degrees C


Performance:
3 to 12 degrees centigrade lower CPU full load core temperatures than standard thermal compounds or thermal pads when measured with a calibrated thermal diode imbedded in the CPU core.


Coverage Area:
A 3.5 gram syringe contains enough compound to cover at least 15 to 25 small CPU cores, or 6 to 10 large CPU cores, or 2 to 5 heat plates. At a layer 0.003" thick, the 3.5 gram syringe will cover approximately 16 square inches.

Features

Features
Three unique shapes and sizes of pure silver particles to maximize particle-to-particle contact area and thermal transfer.
Contains over 88% thermally conductive filler by weight.These thermally-enhanced ceramic particles improve the compound's performance and long-term stability
Ensure the best physical contact between the heatsink and the CPU core.
Will not separate, run, migrate, or bleed.
3.5-gram

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  • RICHARD K.
  • 6/30/2015 11:00:42 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat compound

Pros: Great product. Way better than the stuff you normally get with a heatsink purchase. My CPU runs cool with a cooler master air setup.

Cons: None

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  • Steven V.
  • 6/29/2015 11:17:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsKeeps my cpu cool

Pros: Always suits my needs and is noticeably cooler than alternatives

Cons: Need to be careful with application as it will conduct currents

Other Thoughts: Tried and true for years

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  • Alan R.
  • 6/22/2015 4:20:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest in class for cost

Pros: Used this on my last 4 builds with no issues.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Apply using a razor blade for a consistent thin coating.

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  • Mariano R.
  • 6/15/2015 5:59:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic stuff :)

Pros: Fantastic stuff, keeps my cpu very cool i use a Hyper 212 plus and my processor is a amd fx 8120 processor it keeps it at a nice 35c idle and over loaded it doesn't go over 60. I was using some other paste from antec it was horrible! but this stuff is great :)

Cons: none

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  • FILIP L.
  • 6/10/2015 8:20:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMarvelous

Pros: After a year, went to refresh the thermal paste on the CPU. No need, still was great, wasn't overly baked like I expected other pastes to be.

Cons: You have to pull the piston back after you push, otherwise it keeps on coming out. So strange

Other Thoughts: Good stuff, I wonder if I can get gold paste too?

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  • Carlos S.
  • 6/10/2015 2:05:48 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSeriously outdated

Pros: Better than stock paste.

Cons: Outdated, electrically conductive (silver, duh), and overpriced.
Waste of silver that could have been used in jewelery or dinnerware instead.
It also takes hours to set in.
No reason to buy this product in 2015, c'mon people!

Other Thoughts: For the same price you can get a Noctua NT-H1 which is WAAYY better and is not conductive or capacitive. It also sets in rather quick

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  • Isiah M.
  • 6/9/2015 11:30:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt Work will

Pros: I used it for two of my laptop and now my laptop temperature stay at 38 c to 40 c max out a 50 c. which is a lot better than what I used to get.

Cons: no cons for now

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  • Joseph K.
  • 6/6/2015 3:41:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest Thermal Paste

Pros: Excellent coverage
Long lasting

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Been using for years and never let me down.

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  • Robb L.
  • 6/6/2015 8:45:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAlways great

Pros: Super great quality, best cooling compound there is.

Cons: There are none.

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  • Robb L.
  • 6/6/2015 8:45:01 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAs always, excellent!

Pros: It's always great and what I expect, such a great cooling compound!

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: n/a

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