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Tuniq TX-2 Cooling Thermal Compound

  • Low thermal resistance for superior heat transfer, 4.5W/mK
  • Small molecular size makes a better contact between the heatsink and heatsource.
  • Thin bond line for hi-efficiency conductivity
  • Low bleed
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You need thermal compound to create a reliable transfer of heat from your computer's processor to its heatsink to keep your CPU from overheating. Tuniq TX-2 thermal compound does this with low thermal resistance and small molecular 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.

  • newegg Maximizes Heat Transfer The high-performance Tuniq TX-2 Cooling Thermal Compound eliminates minute air gaps between the heat source and the heat sink caused by their uneven surfaces for the optimized heat transfer.
  • newegg Electrical Insulator Having no metal or any other conductive material, the Tuniq TX-2 is neither electrically conductive nor capacitive.

Learn more about the TUNIQ TX-2

Model

Brand
Tuniq
Model
TX-2

SPEC

Specifications
Appearance: Grey

Viscosity: 285000 cP

Thermal conductivity: 4.5W/mK

Operating temperature: -45°C ~ 200°C

Specific Gravity: 3.96 @ 25°C

Volume: 0.007 lbs. (3.5g)

Features

Features
Low thermal resistance for superior heat transfer, 4.5W/mK
Small molecular size makes a better contact between the heatsink and heatsource.
Thin bond line for hi-efficiency conductivity
Low bleed under high pressure
Help the low-pressure clip design of cooler to achieve better cooling performance.
RoHS compliant
Not Electrically conductive

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  • Stephen L.
  • 8/9/2014 12:45:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: easy to spread, got a decent max and idle temp with my cpu corsair h110 on an overclocked i5

Cons: not exactly a budget offering, but it fills the weakest point in a cooling solution so its worth getting something good

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  • Merrill J.
  • 7/9/2014 9:10:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsTX-2

Pros: While there are many great thermal grease compounds that do a fantastic job. The Tuniq TX-2 is non-conductive and non-capacitive. It requires no curing and doesn't harden. It has a seven year life span after applied. It cleans easily with rubbing alcohol. Application is easy.

Cons: No real complaints as it is my goto product

Other Thoughts: There are many good choices so do your home work online and get a primer on how thermal paste selection can make or break the success of your build

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  • David B.
  • 7/8/2014 11:54:02 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFavorite Compound Ever

Pros: + Keeps cool
+ Low cost
+ Clean application

Cons: - Eventually runs out

Other Thoughts: I've used this compound on everything from PC cpus to reflowed PS3 boards. This stuff has helped keep cool several PS3s that were brought back to life from YLOD.

I ran this compound with a Q6600 + AF7Pro rig that has been running 24/7 overclocked at 3-3.2GHz (depending on my mood) for the last 6 years. Idle in a warm environment, mid atx tower, and gpu blowing right into it, I was getting around 30-40c and on load no more than 60c.

By comparison, stock cooling idle was 50-55c.

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/21/2014 8:58:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Paste

Pros: Great thermal paste, great price. This stuff dropped the idle temperature from 35C, and Prime95 stress from 55C, to 30C/52C respectively in the order of idle/Prime95 torture testing. As said in one of the newer comments, and a bit of research, that person is right; this doesn't dry out like other/most pastes put there will. Easily one of the best thermal compounds out there after researching it.

Cons: None, really.

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  • Mark W.
  • 5/14/2014 8:50:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest Theremal Paste out there

Pros: This is non-conductive thermal paste, unlike the other stuff that has silver in it.It also does not dry out over time like most do.

Cons: Newegg forces you to put something in here. There are no cons to this.

Other Thoughts: Comes in a very solid injector needle-like package. Very easy to apply exactly the amount you want.

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  • keith f.
  • 1/28/2014 1:43:23 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood item

Pros: Pricing

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I was in process of a processor upgrade and needed this item . Needless to say my cooling fan self did not survive when I removed it from the main board . The replacement cooling fan and sink will have thermal lube already applied . Murphy's law wins .

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  • Martin H.
  • 1/23/2014 10:55:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIn my top 3

Pros: Perfect viscosity for easy application, excellent performance, honest price, Tuniq TX-2 is one of my favorite TIM to date.

As efficient as AC MX-4 and almost as good (1 to 2 degree behind at worse) as the Tuniq TX-2 Extreme and TX-4.

Buy any of the previously named product according to todays best price and you'll be satisfied.

Cons: Availability is often uncertain

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  • ARTHUR D.
  • 1/13/2014 3:17:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs...nothin' but net

Pros: Works. Easy application. Spreads well (nice pattern using the ½-pea in the center method).

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Used the rice/½ pea size method. CPU temp dropped 1-2° from previous (from the included Thermaltake paste).

I didn't much care, as that meant a drop from 7-9C° "down to" 6°C.

I didn't buy it for that reason, really ...although I'm _not_ complaining about "better" lol.

...it was inexpensive, on sale, and had good (great?) reviews.

I had to take my coolers (I tried 3 different ones before settling on the Thermaltake NiC C4) off a few times during the course of the build, and had to use *something* lol.

We'll see how the TX2 lasts. But I'm already satisfied (and mildly - though unexpectedly - impressed).

Recommend.

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  • Randi S.
  • 1/6/2014 2:31:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat

Pros: Great thermal paste. Purchased to to a review I read on Maximum PC's website. Dropped the temps slighly from Arctic Silver 5. A little easier to work with. And comes with more that AS-5 I belive. Used it in several desktops, Laptops, GPU's ect wihout any heat issues.

Cons: None

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  • alan b.
  • 1/5/2014 6:05:13 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsWonderful paste, lowered my temp alot plz read

Pros: I got this stuff because it was affordable and I also researched on the web for the best cpu thermal compound would be for your money. It lowered my temperature by 10-15 degrees Celsius and I upgraded to an way faster cpu.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I upgraded an older Dell OptiPlex 330 that had a 35 watt Celeron 430 1.8ghz, 512kb l2 cache, 800mhz fsb to a 65 watt Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0ghz, 6mb l2 cache, 1333mhz fsb. The old Celeron cpu didn't have good cpu paste and temps idled at 45 C - 50 C. Now this pc has a way stronger cpu (E8400) and with this new cpu grease, it now idles at 27 C - 32 C... That's a huge difference, this pc is very happy and runs so smooth now.

Make sure you apply any cpu paste correctly, that will make a huge difference, I use the small rice method and works great, be careful not to use too much, thanks for reading, hope this review helps.

My Dell OptiPlex 330 has an pretty good factory heatsink installed already, with good cooling

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