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ARCTIC MX-4 (4g) Carbon-Based Thermal Compound, Non-Electricity Conductive, Non-Capacitive

  • Non-conductive
  • Non-capacitive
  • Carbon microparticles-based
  • Does not degrade like metal or silicon compounds
  • 4g syringe
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The ARCTIC MX-4 is a new thermal compound that guarantees exceptional heat dissipation from components and maintains the needed stability to push your computer system to its maximum. The ARCTIC MX-4 continues to be overclocker’s ultimate choice when choosing thermal compound.

  • newegg Exceptional Performance The ARCTIC MX-4 is composed of carbon micro-particles that lead to an extremely high thermal conductivity. It guarantees quick and efficient dissipation of heat from the CPU or GPU.
  • newegg Safe and Easy Application The ARCTIC MX-4 is a metal-free and non-electrically conductive compound that eliminates the risks of short circuit and provides protection to your computer. Also the application is very easy as the consistency is just ideal for application on chips.
  • newegg Great Value With its competitive pricing, the ARCTIC MX-4 is the perfect performance thermal compound on the market.

Learn more about the ARCTIC COOLING AC-MX4

Model

Brand
ARCTIC COOLING
Series
Arctic Cooling MX-4
Model
AC-MX4

SPEC

Specifications
Thermal Conductivity (W/mk): 8.5

Viscosity (poise): 870

Density (g/cm3): 2.5

Net Weight: 4g

The ARCTIC MX-4 is a premium-grade thermal paste with exceptional performance and ease of application. It is an electrically non-conductive paste that is applied between CPU/GPU and designated coolers to transfer the dissipated heat from the components to the heat sink. Since the ARCTIC MX-4 is a metal-free compound, it eliminates the risks of causing short circuit and in turn adding more protection to your computer.

The new formula in the ARCTIC MX-4 features optimal thermal conductivity and low thermal resistance. These characteristics effectively dissipate the emitted heat from the core components.

The consistency of the ARCTIC MX-4 is designed for simple application. Its texture is just thin enough to spread onto components using fingers without creating much mess.

Features

Features
Non-Capacitive, Non-Electricity-Conductive, Carbon-Micro particle Based Thermal Compound

Non-Curing, Non-Corrosive, Non-Bleeding, Excellent for CPU/GPU/Electronics/Lighting Cooling

Low Thermal Resistance/High Thermal Conductivity Dissipating Heat Efficiently

Will Not Short/Damage Delicate Circuitry Like Silver/Metallic-Based Compound

High Viscosity, Easy-Application Syringe, Superb Durability - 4g Syringe Retail Package

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
6 years limited
Labor
6 years limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 6 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 6 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 10/22/2014 4:14:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Buy

Pros: It keeps my CPU cool with my h110
Easy to apply
Non conductive
Cheap

Cons: Can get on your hands easily, which can get on other things if you're not careful.

Other Thoughts: I always buy MX-4, it's non conductive and easy to apply.

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  • Amit B.
  • 10/9/2014 4:23:41 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOne of the best

Pros: NON CONDUCTIVE!!!!! Cant stress it enough. Works better than MX2. Never have to worry about spills. It is pretty thick so ball of rice and heatsink press does the spreading job nicely.

Cons: ALWAYS RUN OUT!

Other Thoughts: I applied this to my i5 Ivy cpu and temp increased around 3c over a year. Pretty negligible. This sucker does not dry easily unlike preinstalled TIMs that come with cpus and especially gpus.

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/3/2014 11:56:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggstwo degrees C improvement.

Pros: easy to apply. non-conducting

i tested my new 4970K build with the stock cooler and grease. then i tried this grease and only reduced the temperature by two degrees C.

Cons: not much effect with stock cooler

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  • David Z.
  • 9/22/2014 8:24:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSeems pretty good

Pros: With this thermal compound, my CPU (AMD Phenom II X4, 5 years old) stays under 70 C even when all 4 cores run at 100% for hours at a time. I don't have a strong basis for comparison with other thermal compounds but that seems pretty reasonable.

Cons: The nozzle is a little wider than I think it needs to be considering the compound's viscosity, so you need to be a little careful not to squeeze out too much.

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  • Nathan J.
  • 9/15/2014 1:08:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome!!!

Pros: Cheap, easy to apply, safe, it works!

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I had to rebuild my desktop a couple weeks ago and I was in a rush to do it, at the local computer parts place I went to they only had generic thermal grease and Arctic Silver, which I haven't been impressed with. I hadn't used thermal grease in years so I figured I'd give it a shot, just to see the difference. It was horrible, greasy and upon removal of the heatsink I discovered it didn't spread very well. I have a Core i5 2500K and it was idling 40-45*C and it'd hit 80-90*C under load (97*C is shutdown temp). That was all at stock speed of 3.4ghz. I was VERY disappointed.

This MX-4 is amazing. It brought idle temp down to 30*C, a 10-15*C difference. Under load is where it really shines though, at stock speeds it hits 45-50*C under load. A difference of about 30*C! I'm even able to overclock again, and it only hits 60-65*C under load at 4.3ghz. Its as good as the OCZ Freeze I used to use, very good product and for the $5.99 with free shipping I paid it can't be beat!

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  • Lily P.
  • 9/13/2014 2:18:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsperfect

Pros: works better than the stock compound.

Cons: none.

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  • Brandon C.
  • 8/27/2014 3:04:00 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIts just simply great

Pros: Non conductive
Great thermal paste
Spreads easy

Cons: None

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  • Jeffrey K.
  • 8/19/2014 3:09:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThis ARCTIC MX-4 Thermal Compound

Pros: I only use ARCTIC Thermal Compound products for all of my CPU's & GPU's cooling needs, so does that make me partial to just ARCTIC?

Cons: You'll never hear one from me about ARCTIC's thermal compound products, NEVER.....

Other Thoughts: I can't think of any other thoughts right now, as I'm in my blanket fort coloring right now....

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  • Benjamin D.
  • 8/3/2014 12:57:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIncredible

Pros: I used this to replace the factory compound on my XFX R9 270x and was simply blown away by the result. I observed a decrease from 86 degrees C under load on FurMark to 63 degrees C. That's a decrease of 27%!

Cons: None that I can think of.

Other Thoughts: Originally bought this just because it's never a bad idea to have extra thermal compound around and it was $5.99 at the time. If you get it at that price, you really can't go wrong.

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/21/2014 6:22:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThermal King!

Pros: Best thermal compound on the market. Will keep your CPU cool. I've had better results with this than I did with Artic Silver 5.Give it a try you won't be disappointed.

Cons: None

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