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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

SPEC

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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  • Ronald P.
  • 4/18/2014 12:30:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuality Thermal Paste

Pros: I personally think this is one of the best Thermal Paste product on the market....noticeable heat temperature differences when using just a standard thermal paste.

Arctic Silver is the best!

Cons: No Cons...

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/17/2014 1:25:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBEST COMPOUND

Pros: best thermal compound you can get

Cons: price is always high but you pay for what u get

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  • Richard N.
  • 4/17/2014 12:52:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIts a classic

Pros: Best paste out there so far.

Cons: NONE

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  • James H.
  • 4/16/2014 12:11:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product!

Pros: Works as described.

Cons: Pricey, but worth it.

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  • Daniel P.
  • 4/16/2014 9:31:01 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDoes what its mean to do

Pros: Keeps chip cool

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Used it when I was building my PC

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
ASUS P8Z77-V LE LGA
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600
OCZ Vertex 3 / 2.5" 120GB SATA III SSD

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  • Kristian B.
  • 4/15/2014 7:08:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHigh Efficiency

Pros: This is a very high quality product, it keeps my FX 9590 cool at a range of 20 degree Celsius & 40 degree Celsius with basic tasks. Mind you i am also using air cooling for that chip!

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Try not to get on clothes :)

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  • WILLIAM S.
  • 4/14/2014 3:33:18 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsUsed

Pros: Great product.

Cons: I gave it one egg because apparently the tube of Artic Silver 5 had been used or not filled correctly by the Mfg. because there is only about 3/8" shaft left before the tube is empty. You use a very thin coat of this Artic Silver otherwise it is squeezed out the sides of your CPU and wasted.

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  • Sean J.
  • 4/14/2014 12:02:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great for my 2500k/Hyper 212 Plus

Pros: I've always used Arctic Silver 5 for my 2500k/Hyper 212 Plus. I clean and re-apply new thermal paste every spring right before going into the summer. I've only used the carbon based type paste once(the tube that came with my Hyper 212 Plus) and that stuff was okay, but Arctic Silver 5 shaved 10C off my Cpu temps@5.0ghz.

Cons: None product works as intended. Only complaint I have is that their 's a 200 hr break in period with this paste vs. the MX4 and other carbon based pastes, which have literally no break in period.

Other Thoughts: I'll always use Arctic Silver 5 since it seems to halt the best results.

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  • Bruce F.
  • 4/14/2014 5:34:23 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsArctic silver 5

Pros: Easy to use, spreads evenly and is resealable.

Cons: None

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  • John H.
  • 4/13/2014 12:57:29 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWhat more can I say

Pros: I've used this product for over 6 years in many builds. It has never let me down. Whatever your cooling solution may be, it's only as good as good as the thermal coupling allows. In my experience this product not only delivers on day one, it continues to deliver year after year.

Cons: None.

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