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Evercool Cruise Missile

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Posted November 30, 2009 by Jake in Cooling

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Introduction

Thermal grease, thermal paste, thermal compound, thermal interface material. Wow…..grey gunk by any other name is still the stuff you slap between your CPU and heatsink to prevent it from burning up. Whatever you want to call it, the fact of the matter is it’s necessary. Ironically though, it’s so cheap, yet keeps your fancy, expensive processor from ended up a funkly little paperweight.

Poor thermal compound can sideline any system, especially the more powerful ones. Ever try run a CPU without a heatsink installed? Or without any thermal compound? Let me tell you that it’s interesting stuff, but you have to be brave and keep a quick hand on the power supply because the chip gets awfully hot very quickly. When fighting for higher overclocks on your CPU, every degree of temperature drop counts.

Today we look at the Evercool Cruise Missile thermal compound as we apply it to a highly overclocked Core i7 beast. Let’s see how it goes.

Thanks go to our friends at Evercool for supplying the review sample.

Evercool

EVERCOOL is headquartered in Taiwan and was established in 1992. EVERCOOL provides the very best products of the highest quality which are cost effective and incorporate the latest in technology and technical design. And backed by first class service and support. We would like to emphasize that we put our entire strengths on the research and improvement of our innovative “PC Thermal Solutions” and ensure you that we do our best to meet the needs of our customers.

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