|Jun 1, 2009, 10:07 PM||#1|
Reassembling powerbook...Thermal Paste question
So, I've got some Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste laying around from an old PC build. I am putting a logic board back into a powerbook and I'm wondering if I can use the Arctic Silver for the G4 processor and ATI GPU or if there's a better alternative.
The paste apple used seems to be very thick, but I don't remember AS5 being as thick.
|Jun 1, 2009, 10:24 PM||#2|
Arctic Silver is fine to use.
But, depending on the model, they use a thermal pad and/or paste (some use both - pad for the CPU and paste for the GPU).
Macs from 1984 to 15" Retina MBP 768GB SSD 16GB RAM, from Newton to iPhone 5 S⃣ , iPods, and tv (3). 128GB Wifi iPad Air
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