GELID Announces GC-2 – Premium Thermal Compound
The ?GC-1? thermal compound will be end of life by end of May 2009. Optimal heat conductivity and low thermal resistance make the ?GC-2? best-in-class thermal compound and enables an effective heat transfer. At the same time the compound is non-electrical conductive, non-corrosive, non-bleeding and non-curing. Aiming for the same high performance and price range as its predecessor the ?GC-2? contains 7g paste which is twice as much as most other competitors. The ?GC-2? will be part of the SILENT product line of GELID Solutions.
“GC-2? is awarded and recommended by experienced reviewers such as Driverheaven and Tweaktown:
GELID Solutions previously impressed us with their GC-1 paste and we are left with a similar impression of GC-2. Their new thermal compound exceeds the performance of Arctic Cooling’s MX-2
under load and idle condition which makes it our first choice in any system build Driverheaven.com
I found the GC-2 compound very easy to use and spread on both the IHS and the base of a few cooler types I tried it on. With the four thermal pastes I tried including the original GC-1 compound, I found the GELID Solutions GC-2 thermal compound to be the best performer. GC-2, in our lab-like environment of testing, performed just shy of 2? Celsius better than the GC-1, and more than a degree better than both of the others tested. Great job on the new thermal compound, it makes it to the top three as far as what thermal compound I would purchase Tweaktown.com
The ?GC-2? thermal compound is available in June 2009 and has a MSRP of USD 6.99 / Euro.