should i apply thermal paste

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by greenbreadmmm, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. greenbreadmmm macrumors regular

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    I am installing a new hd today and i found a fresh tube of artic silver thermal paste. should i apply it when the case is open, or is it not worth the effort. iv read contradicting results. has anyone here done it?
     
  2. waloshin macrumors 68040

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  3. belvdr macrumors 601

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    The paste only helps transfer heat from one material to another (excluding air). So, there's no need for it here.
     

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