Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Silver AS5-3.5G Thermal Compound 3.5-Gram Tube thermal grease paste Made With 99.9% Pure Silver
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"Easy to dispense from the container. A+."
"AMD Processor running nice and cool. as expected."
"A good thermal paste in an easy to use applicator. A good replacement for the standard paste found on products with thermal paste already applied."
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Arctic Silver® 5 - High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound
Introducing Arctic Silver 5 With its unique high-density filling of micronized silver and enhanced thermally conductive ceramic particles, Arctic Silver 5 provides a new level of performance and stability. Now available at Arctic Silver dealers worldwide, Arctic Silver 5 is definitely The New Reference. Arctic Silver 5 is optimized for use between modern high-power CPUs and high performance heatsinks or water-cooling solutions.
Contains 99.9% pure silver:
Arctic Silver 5 uses three unique shapes and sizes of pure silver particles to maximize particle-to-particle contact area and thermal transfer.
Arctic Silver 5 contains over 88% thermally Conductive filler by weight. In addition to micronised silver, Arctic Silver 5 also contains sub-micron zinc oxide, aluminium oxide and boron nitride particles. These thermally-enhanced ceramic particles improve the compound's performance and long-term stability.
Controlled Triple-Phase Viscosity:
Arctic Silver 5 does not contain any silicone. The suspension fluid is a proprietary mixture of advanced polysynthetic oils that work together to provide three distinctive functional phases. As it comes from the tube, Arctic Silver 5's consistency is engineered for easy application. During the CPU's initial use, the compound thins out to enhance the filling of the microscopic valleys and ensure the best physical contact between the heatsink and the CPU core. Then the compound thickens slightly over the next 50 to 200 hours of use to its final consistency designed for long-term stability. (This should not be confused with conventional phase change pads that are pre-attached to many heatsinks. Those pads melt each time they get hot then re-solidify when they cool. The viscosity changes that Arctic Silver 5 goes through are much more subtle and ultimately much more effective.)
Not Electrically Conductive:
Arctic Silver 5 was formulated to conduct heat, not electricity. (While much safer than electrically conductive silver and copper greases, Arctic Silver 5 should be kept away from electrical traces, pins, and leads. While it is not electrically conductive, the compound is very slightly capacitive and could potentially cause problems if it bridges two close-proximity electrical paths.)
Arctic Silver 5 will not separate, run, migrate, or bleed.
>350,000W/m2 C (0.001 inch layer)
<0.0045C-in2/Watt (0.001 inch layer)
Average Particle Size
<0.49 microns <0.000020 inch
Extended Temperature Limits
Peak: -50C to >180C
Long-Term: -50C to 130C
Sold in 3.5 gram Tube. The 3.5 gram tube contains enough compound to cover at least 15 to 25 small CPU cores, or 6 to 10 large CPU cores, or 2 to 5 heat plates. At a layer 0.003" thick, the 3.5 gram tube will cover approximately 16 square inches.
Due to the unique shape and sizes of the particles in Arctic Silver 5's conductive matrix, it will take a up to 200 hours and several thermal cycles to achieve maximum particle to particle thermal conduction and for the heatsink to CPU interface to reach maximum conductivity. (This period will be longer in a system without a fan on the heatsink or with a low speed fan on the heatsink.) On systems measuring actual internal core temperatures via the CPU's internal diode, the measured temperature will often drop 2C to 5C over this "break-in" period. This break-in will occur during the normal use of the computer as long as the computer is turned off from time to time and the interface is allowed to cool to room temperature. Once the break-in is complete, the computer can be left on if desired.
We do not recommend using Arctic Silver 5 on the older slot type Intel Xeon processors with large multiple square inch CPU to heatsink interfaces. The huge contact area and large gaps between the processor and the heatsink require a thermal pad or thick mesh-reinforced paste. Arctic Silver 5 can be used on socket type Xeons without a problem.
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
All warranties are return to base unless otherwise specified.
Easy to dispense from the container. A+.
It applied smooth.
AMD Processor running nice and cool. as expected.
A good quality Paste
A good thermal paste in an easy to use applicator. A good replacement for the standard paste found on products with thermal paste already applied.
great thermal paste
has always been a great product to use on CPUs, may try other brands in the future
Best thermal paste i've used
Easy to apply, keeps my cpu nice and cool, would use again.
Better than expected
reduced cpu temp by 10 degrees whilst under heavy load, easy to apply. could get 4-5 uses about of 1 tube using "pea" method of application.
Amazing thermal paste
This stuff works really well and has nice packaging
A great Purchase for the price
Exactly what I needed and expected to do the job.
Fantastic Thermal Paste!
A friend had told me not to buy the dodgy ones off the internet, because you don't know what else is being cut with it.
It was recommended that I buy the Artic Thermal Paste from PB Tech, and after installation and testing, I was getting 10-20 degrees less than before the thermal paste was installed!
AMD Ryzen 3300X + AMD Prism was 90 degrees before, and down to 70-80 after playing Doom and CS:GO/
Amazing product for the price!
Does the job.
Needed this for sorting a ps4. Did the job better than the previous, different, product and ps4 is quieter than it has been in a long while. Good price, easy to apply.
Worth the price
Not the cheapest option but reliable brand and worth the price
Thank you Doo for the recommendation. It was a pleasure to purchase from you.
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7 day right of exchange
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If your product develops a fault outside of the manufacturer warranty or PB Tech warranty period, we offer a full repair service and are an authorised repair agent for leading brands such as Samsung, HP, Toshiba, Lenovo and more.
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