should i apply thermal paste

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

  1. greenbreadmmm macrumors regular

    Jun 4, 2007
    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

    Oct 9, 2008
  3. belvdr macrumors 603

    Aug 15, 2005
    No longer logging into MR
    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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