Thermal Compound

Forum discussion tagged with Thermal Compound.
  1. Carlos Guedes

    Question Laptop kapton tape removal

    Is it safe to remove the kapton tape and them put it back in from CPU and GPU? Some of the old thermal paste which dried got stuck under the tape should I remove that thermal paste from underneath or it won't affect performance?
  2. H

    Solved! ASUS 1015PEM Overheating

    Hi guys, I have this old ASUS PEM that I recently got out to use, I cleaned it out, changed the thermal paste, everything was almost new, never had much use, but I'm noticing heat, 65 on idle, around 72-73 browsing, I've noticed that the fan just runs slowly, it doen's kick in at any time for no...
  3. L

    [WHAT ELSE IF NOT OVERHEAT]I’ve just replaced thermal paste along with gumpaste, cleaned fans and laptop still turns off

    So my laptop is Acer aspire v15 nitro black edition vn7-593g, It has i7-7700HQ, GTX 1060 6gb and 16gb of ram and 500gb hard disk. Been playing since day 1, lately been turning off unexpectedly, so I replaced thermal paste, and still the same, now I replaced once more, and the thermal gums all...
  4. M

    PC wont start up after reapplying thermal paste.

    As the title says, I cleaned my old thermal paste from my cpu and applied a new one, after i did that, i connected everything the way it should be connected, my power supply works, the cpu fan works as well, gpu works, but im still getting blackscreen, i tried unplugging ram/gpu and all that...
  5. U

    Solved! Laptop fans spin during boot, don't spin at all after boot even during high temps, causing overheat shutdown

    Hi guys, would really need some help here as I'm basically experience a laptop problem and attempting to fix it while I'm on holidays (frequent usage basically). So pretty much as the title says, I've had the problem ever since I've disassembled and reassembled the laptop. It was an attempt to...
  6. J

    Solved! Laptop 118 degrees

    Feels like its radiating from the Video card. Dust free and new thermal paste. Am I about to blow up my GTX 850m? Or will it survive games? Everywhere else was far cooler.
  7. L

    Solved! What is this crack in the CPU

    I have an asus rog gl552v. I7 6700hq 8gb ram, 960m 2gb. I was playing csgo and my temps would be around 90 degrees with jumps up to even 98 as highest I decided to change the thermal paste, after opening up the laptop to the bare bone I found a crack beside the cpu and got worried...
  8. S

    Solved! Laptop thermal problem (?)

    I bought MSI GL62M 7REX about a year ago with i7-7700HQ and GTX 1050 Ti 4gb, but i noticed that my laptop run slower than any laptop with similar configuration (i got ~690cb on cinebench r15 multicore performance), and my cpu sitting at 60-70 degree Celsius on idle. is it normal or something's...
  9. L

    GT 630M is not removable and can't be unplugged

    hello, been running into trouble recently with my Acer 5755g's detecated graphics card GT 630m, whenever i start a game's campagin or a multiplayer match, i get the error " GT 630M is not removable and can't be unplugged or ejected" and my PC freezes after about 10 seconds. I sent it to a...
  10. T

    Solved! Applied thermal paste to laptop, BSOD Thread exception not handled

    Hi everyone , So after seeing my laptop (ASUS ROG GL502VM) go to temperatures above 90c I though that I just needed to replace the thermal paste (I thought no Biggie I've done that before on computers ). So I bought Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut (made sure it wasn't electrically conductive ) and I...
  11. U

    Pc shut down

    My pc shutdown while watching a streaming movie. I checked the thermal paste and it looks dried or wasted. My pc won't turn on but the psu is working. Would reapplying help or is the shut down something deeper?
  12. A

    Acer R5-471T-51UN - Is the cpu soldered on?

    I opened my laptop to do some dusting because the fans were getting loud on idle. While it was opened, I wanted to replace the thermal paste on the cpu to help with the fan noise. I can only find the fans for the air vent and not the cpu fan unless it is under the mobo. Picture I'm guessing the...
  13. M

    Acer Aspire 5742g turns off extacly after 4m57s.

    Hello. I've got problem with Acer Aspire 5742g. It turns off extacly after 4m57s - everytime. Is doesn't matter if i enter BIOS, or let Windows to load - it is 4min57s no matter what. I have disassembled it, cleaned fan, changed thermal pads and thermal paste. I didn't notice any signs of...
  14. C

    Pump-Out Effect, Laptop Thermal Paste Recommendation and Thermal Pads

    Hi everyone, I'm having quite a few thermal issues with my laptop (Lenovo Y510P) - mainly under full load. It is now about 4-5 years old and I'd like to repaste the CPU and both GPUs. I was considering using the Noctua NT-H1 but I did some research and it turns out that it undergoes the...
  15. S

    Laptop screen wont turn on after thermal paste change

    Hi i tried changing my thermal paste on my EVGA SC15 Laptop because it was getting really hot CPU was hitting about 85-88° and GPU about 80° no thermal throttling but the fans were really loud and my room would get really how after 1 hour or playing so i changed the paste connected everything...
  16. blacknitro

    laptop wont start after themal paste changed

    So i aplied some mx4 on my laptop cpu and gpu (im not a newbie) cleaned my fan, mounted and it worked, -10c on cpu and -5c on gpu, my brother played for 30min, then went to bed, today (next day) he played a couple of hours, then he turned of the laptop, 1h later, he came back and the laptop wont...
  17. F

    Aluminium asus laptop - Application and thermal paste for it.

    Hello there. I have this laptop from about 3-4 years and I have never replaced its thermal compound. Now that is summer, my inner room's temperature is about 30-32°C and my laptop is running quite hot. While I'm writing here it's stuck at 50°C but in about 20/30 minutes of a soft game session...
  18. E

    ASUS ROG GL552VW CPU Throttling even after repasting/cleaning

    The PC has an i7 6700HQ, all drivers and also the bios are up to date. I was having heavy thermal throttling recently then I decided to repaste both the CPU and the GPU. I used a CoolerMaster brand thermal paste, done it nicely and closed the heatsink in place very firmly. Also dusted and...
  19. M

    Help me choose ssd's and thermal pastes for my laptops

    Hello guys, So I got 2 old laptops that got pretty slow and a bit hot. I decided to both get them an ssd (I have to remove the old HDD to apply this), clean the dust inside them, and to reapply the old thermal paste with a newer and better one to eliminate heat and make them boot and run...
  20. T

    Thermal Paste or Pad? MSI GP63-8RE-299MY

    So I just bought a new laptop in Malaysia model number is MSI GP63-8RE-299MY. I am going get a shop to repaste for me I was told to get my own stuffs. I am confuse they told me to notebook use thermal pads for cpu/gpu? I already bought Grizzly Kryonaut. Do I need buy Thermal pads too? I thought...
  21. L

    Acer Laptop Overheat PLEASE HELP!!

    I have year old laptop that I have been using and although everything works fins it overheats like crazy! I have repasted undervolted and use a cooling pad to try to dissipate the heat. Most games I cannot play now including csgo pubg and even league. On these games with the lowest settings, I...
  22. W

    To repaste or not?

    I have never repasted a laptop before and wanted to ask the community if a repaste would help my thermals, according to the pictures attached (this is the factory paste job). Repaste or am I fine?
  23. P

    Solved! 17 R4 Laptop suddenly become slow as hell

    Hello everyone, here's my laptop config and my problem 17 R4 (Alienware) i7 7820HK @ 2.8ghz 32gb DDR4 2400 GTX 1080 8gb GDDR5x It's not a myth, Dell put ridiculous thermal paste on Alienware laptops. L've recently got mine repasted by a pro. It was 2 weeks ago, and since then everything...
  24. J

    Overheating lap top

    I recently cleaned my lap top from dust and replaced the thermal paste.Also i reinstalled my windows like a week ago, and i bought a cooling pad.However my lap top still runs too hot, while idle on desktop the temp is around 60~62 C,surfing the web on chrome with 5-6 tabs open 70~74 C and while...
  25. Lutfij

    How To Fix A Buzzing Fan In Lenovo Yoga Laptops

    Lenovo is known to be a go-to brand when it comes to building reliable and well-priced laptops. They seem to have pretty much every segment of the market covered with their laptops. Sometimes you can come across unusual issues. This tutorial will show you how to resolve a buzzing fan in your...
  26. Lutfij

    How To Replace Thermal Grease In Lenovo Thinkpad

    Like a well-oiled machine, if you maintain the laptop performing regular maintenance runs the laptop can see its useful lifespan increased as well as being a crucial hardware during a mission critical event. This tutorial will show you to replace the thermal grease in your Lenovo Thinkpad. 1...
  27. Lutfij

    How To Enhance Gaming Efficiency On Your Laptop

    With latest breakthroughs in lithography and performance numbers packed into a small die, it’s not unusual to come across a laptop that might seem like an ultrabook but in essence it’s capable of delivering some good visuals when gaming. This tutorial will show you how to improve your gaming...
  28. P

    Solved! Acer and Warranty support?

    I have one of their newer predator 15 models (G9 593) and it runs way too hot. I am not really in a position to be able to send the unit back and I'd like to keep this one as it has all of my information along with the fact that, aside from the temperatures, it works very well. Does anybody know...
  29. J

    ASUS X555L not powering on and giving hissing sound

    just cleaned my laptop and replaced the thermal paste, this is the 3rd time I replaced the paste, then i did not get any signal to my laptop monitor which was odd. The laptop was powering on and the fan was spinning so I connected a external monitor thru HDMI and it displayed fine. So I thought...
  30. J

    Solved! Sony Vaio Laptop Repair

    I have a overheating Sony Vaio laptop and was planning on taking it apart and replacing the thermal paste. Doing research I found out that the heatsink on my laptop has three metal bases. Two with copper and one with another material, it also has black squares (thermal pads?). I am wondering...
  31. S

    Checking for thermal paste

    I bought a prebuilt pc that had some screws missing from the fan and a cheap off brand psu so ive checked everything else in the pc but the heatsink. The cpu is an i7 7700k with a corsair h60 liquid cooler. Ive had the pc for about 5 months and daily have long gaming sessions. If they had forgot...
  32. M

    Really High temps (GPU+CPU) for a Metabox N150RD

    Spec: CPU: i7 6700hq 2.60Ghz GPU: gtx960m 2gb Storage: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250gb and Hitachi 1tb HDD Ram: 16gb DDR3 Alright so this laptop is pretty old estimated 2-3 years but recently I have noticed that the temperatures have been higher than I would like it to be. While idle it is...
  33. burstfyre20

    Three part laptop hardware optimization and cooling inquiry

    The laptop in-question is the Sager NP8157 (Clevo P650HS-G) 1. There are two cpu options, a i7-7700HQ and a i7-7820HK. Considering that the graphics option, a GTX 1070, is a fixed option, how big of a performance difference is there and is it worth $125? 2. The default ram option is 16GB (2x8...
  34. N

    Laptop overheating even after servicing

    My laptop has been serviced recently (cleaned + thermal paste changed). But about 2 weeks back it started overheating with nothing running. There were some windows updates that were being downloaded i thought i could be because of them. I use a dual booted system and when i boot to linux, laptop...
  35. A

    Cpu throttling on laptop even after replacing thermal paste and using a cooling pad (ASUS R556uqk)

    My specs: ASUS R556uqk i5 7th gen 2.5GHz 8GB RAM Nvidia 940mx windows 10 I have been getting cpu throttling for about 2 months now. Earlier it was just for gaming but now even watching a video on youtube causes system to get laggy every 15 minutes. Cleaning and changing thermal paste had almost...
  36. PetarV

    Solved! What thermal paste should I use for my laptop?

    I haven't dusted my laptop in 2 years now (my apartment s very dusty)and the temps on the cpu are hitting 93 degrees so I think its time. I want to lower the temps more by changing the thermal paste too. I keep hearing people saying that the MX 4 thermal paste is great but it has 8.5W/mk while I...
  37. B

    High CPU temps

    Im not new to computers, which is why i dont know why i cant get the temps to go down, I have applied new thermal paste, i have cleaned the heatsinks, i have cleaned the fans. Idle its 46-50 and on load its 80-90, thats not UBER hot but its enough for throttling, its an I7 5700HQ in an MSI ge 72 2qf
  38. L

    Asus laptop won't start anymore.

    Hello everybody, I'm reaching out to you guys because I see a lot of good forum topics about similar problems. I've tried a lot of thing but my laptop still won’t turn on. Sorry for any bad English i hope u guys can understand what I’m talking about. My laptop: Asus N56JN-CN035H Vram: 2GB...
  39. B

    Solved! Laptop WiFi's very crap after replacing thermal paste

    So the other day I got a cheap 'gaming' laptop of gumtree for £250. It is an ASUS K550JX with i7-4720hq and a GTX 950m 4gb with 8gb RAM. I installed a SSD and reinstalled windows and downloaded a game. My CPU and GPU was getting over 90c! So I took the laptop apart and replaced the thermal...
  40. T

    Laptop won't boot after fan cleaning/ thermal paste replacement

    Hi everybody, My 4-year-old HP envy laptop (dv6-7245) was frequently crashing due to overheating, so I decided to clean the fan and apply new thermal paste. I fully disassembled the laptop to access the fan, from which I removed a thick layer of dust. Then I removed the old thermal paste from...
  41. B

    GL552VW 95 Degree C While Gaming

    Hey all, I purchased a GL552VW laptop around 4 months ago and I'm finding that the temperatures have been slowly creeping. When I first purchased the laptop I was sitting in the high 80's with occasional 90-93 temps. My current idle temps are around 65 degrees. I've tried cleaning the fans...
  42. A

    Opened laptop and the thermal paste is rock dry, should I leave it there or clean it until I can buy some?

    I just opened my laptop to clean the fan (kinda dumb from me) and the thermal paste is dry, I haven't ever changed it since I got this laptop 6 years ago. The problem is I can't buy thermal paste until two more days and I have to use my laptop now, should I leave the dry paste there or clean it...
  43. R

    No Lights on Laptop and Doesn't Do Anything When Power Button is Pressed

    I have a Toshiba P50-A that I took apart to dust off the cooler and replace the thermal paste on. Now there's no lights turning on on it, even when plugged in, and it does nothing when the power button is pressed. Things I've tried: 1. Reseating RAM 2. Taking out battery and power and holding...
  44. M

    Can't get back of msi ge72 6qf

    I am unable to get the back of the laptop of so that I can replace the thermal compound. I have taken all the screws out on top including the one under warranty sticker. I was using the ifixit tutorial
  45. A

    Laptop isn't very "cool" even after cleaning and applying thermal paste

    So as stated in the Title, I found my laptop a bit heaty (~70C-80C) while working on it, (~80C-90C) while playing games, and (~60C) when idle. I cleaned my laptop fan before and got a chunk of dust because it used to overheat shotdown (90C-100C). After cleaning it was running like a charm for...
  46. N

    ASUS laptop capacitor spark

    Hello, while i removed screws to replace thermal paste on CPU i accidentally touched capacitor with magnetic screwdriver and it sparked a bit. (I forgot to unplug the battery from motherboard while replacing) My question is: I did any damage to that capacitor and laptop overall? P.S. My...
  47. Quintinwww

    GE 72 Apache Pro 242 - Stripped screw replacement

    Hello everyone! I recently found out that my laptop was running fairly how because the Thermal Paste needs to be replaced. It's most likely dried up by now However, in the process of removing the screws off of the heatsink, I soon realized that they had been slightly stripped! Now, it's...
  48. T

    Sony Vaio Y running hot

    It's only running an AMD E-350 but it idles at 66 C and tops at 85 C. I've reapplied thermal compound but the one I used was some cheap compound. I've also cleaned the heatsink really well. Are the Temps normal or is it bad for a netbook?
  49. D

    Solved! Asus q550lf msata port missing

    I bought an Asus q550lf from someone awhile back. I took the back panel off to reapply thermal paste and clean the fan, and noticed the spot where the msata connector for the ssd should be soldered in, is blank! I have looked ALL over the web and can't find a single post about this. Is it a...
  50. A

    Sony Vaio SVE11126cv Shut off issue

    Hi, can I kindly ask for assistance? My laptop sony vaio sve11126cv windows 8 shut off automatically and blank screen. I tried this: -Cleaning the ram and seated properly -Open the heat sink and clean the fan, cpu, paste new thermal grease (branded type just to be sure it won't shut off...
  51. itzBacho

    MSI GE62 2QF OverHeating 90c

    my laptop overheating when i play game like gta 5 it always at 90c i dissasembly my laptop and fully clear from dirts i also add new thermal paste but still at 90c is there way to fix it ?
  52. T

    No Thermal Paste?

    Well my laptop has the same thermal paste for about 4 years.I was newbie and i didn't know what thermal paste is.My question is:My laptop is overheating and i think its because the paste has dried and make laptop get highter temperatures.Can i clean the existed paste and not put anything until i...
  53. S

    Overheating msi laptop

    I have an msi laptop which i have been using for 10 months. Recently the temperature has been going up to lime 80 degrees both for cpu and gpu. So i decided to clean the fan. While cleaning the fan i realized that the thermal paste on cpu and gpu are dried completely. Now the temperatures are...
  54. T

    Wont boot after reaply thermal paste, paste got on pins

    Hey, so i was changing my thermal paste, its not first time i did it, but this time some paste accidently got on pins of ram connection, it was complete accident and now pc is not turning on, i just wonder if the paste on the pins might be the problem? when i started the pc the fan started...
  55. R

    Laptop CPU Fan not speeding up

    HI I have a Vaio E series laptop that has been working well for years now. I recently reapplied thermal paste to CPU and it was working fine. Now suddenly, the CPU fanis nont speeding up at all. It is running but at a constant slow speed. It is not revving up, which causes the laptop to...
  56. M

    Is Cooler master IC Essential E1 good for an I3 CPU?

    Is this thermal paste good enough for i3 3220?Its like 4$
  57. M

    Best way to apply Artctic MX 2 thermal paste on a I3?

    title says it all ,whats the best way to apply MX2 on and I3 3220
  58. J

    Broken laptop capacitor

    Well I was trying to get to the CPu so I can change out the thermal paste then I accidentally nudged on a capacitor and fell off, I don't know if this is bad or not or what voltages it was controlling. What do I do? Buy a new motherboard or is it fine to turn it on. (Broken capacitor is not...
  59. Z

    Laptop Annoying Sound? :(

    Hello this is my first thread my problem is........ Annoying Sound! :( My Laptop Is Asus S400C Last week when i was playing League Of Legends it hangs up and creates some sound... so i have to forced shutdown it and after opening it again it creates that sound when my laptop heats .... i was...
  60. S

    Laptop CPU/GPU thermal grease

    Hi, Can this thermal grease be applied to laptops? MANHATTAN THERMAL GREASE MODEL 701662: I'm going to replace the cooling fan on an old HP Pavilion DV7 1240US with AMD Turion X2 and ATI Radeon graphics card and this is what I have on hand...