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# 107349 9-Aug-2012 21:54
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I've just bought a 2nd hand PC which has had the CPU heatsink removed, so it could probably do with some fresh thermal paste. I'm trying to keep my budget down though, so I'm wondering if I can do any better than $17 at Dick Smith?

I see dealextreme.com has some for about NZ$2 delivered, but some of the product reviews look like they might be doctored and the genuine looking ones question the quality. Has anyone had success buying it from there? Is there anywhere else that sells it for $10 or less?

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  # 670307 9-Aug-2012 22:36
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Search 'paste' on the PBTech website.

 
 
 
 


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  # 670322 9-Aug-2012 22:56
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HighlyIrregular: I've just bought a 2nd hand PC which has had the CPU heatsink removed, so it could probably do with some fresh thermal paste. I'm trying to keep my budget down though, so I'm wondering if I can do any better than $17 at Dick Smith?

I see dealextreme.com has some for about NZ$2 delivered, but some of the product reviews look like they might be doctored and the genuine looking ones question the quality. Has anyone had success buying it from there? Is there anywhere else that sells it for $10 or less?

Thanks


Deal extreme is ok, but do you really want to wait up to a month, so save a few bucks.



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  # 670358 10-Aug-2012 07:02
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Awesome, thanks! For some reason I assumed the shipping would be more expensive than that from TradeMe sellers... it often is.

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  # 670363 10-Aug-2012 07:34
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10 seconds to find some $4 stuff on TM with free shipping

http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/components/cpus/intel/auction-502372968.htm



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  # 670366 10-Aug-2012 08:02
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Why would you get the $17 stuff at DSE if just next to it there's the $6 stuff just next to it?

Or do you believe that the $17 stuff is really "nano particles" that will perform any better than this?

Also note this one is $6/10g, the other is $17/3g.




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  # 670368 10-Aug-2012 08:10
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You can have some from me for free if you want to pick it up (Auckland).




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