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Thermal Compound

Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste

( 4.8 Average / 361 Ratings )



Arctic Silver


5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver

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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.


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.

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Merchant Base Promo Shipping Tax Availability Total
DirectCanada $6.98 In stock $6.98+
Newegg Canada $8.49 $8.49+
NCIX $8.99 $8.99+
Memory Express $9.99 $9.99+

Price History (Excluding Tax & Combo Deals) History:


Teoteska 12 points 20 months ago
from completed build Teo Teska Mini ITX 2015

Do I even need to say anything about this... simply the best paste possible

pdastoor 12 points 20 months ago


theoretical 1 point 19 months ago
from completed build My current custom gaming build

Gets the job done.

josh95 26 points 19 months ago
from completed build Senbonzakura

Best thermal paste.

MACgh 38 points 19 months ago
from completed build Gigan (first build)

No problems whatsoever. Will be using again.

Gooberdad 29 points 19 months ago

Does what its supposed to.

revolverlover 9 points 19 months ago
from completed build The Budget AMD

Some of the best stuff on the market.

ziqgaucho 18 points 19 months ago

highly recommend , get the job done of course

jipster69 61 points 19 months ago

Don't use stock paste if you are gonna even think about overclocking.

MarkRushow 3 points 19 months ago
from completed build 3rd PC Build - MightyByte

Good enough for me.