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Date:      Fri, 18 Jul 1997 20:58:29 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Howard Lew <hlew@www2.shoppersnet.com>
To:        Peter Curran <pcurran@ticl.co.uk>
Cc:        stable@FreeBSD.ORG, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: mw fails even more... 
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.970718205453.29226C-100000@www2.shoppersnet.com>
In-Reply-To: <199707180943.KAA14802@gate.ticl.co.uk>

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On Fri, 18 Jul 1997, Peter Curran wrote:

>  >   Thanks for the offer, but I wouldn't consider putting together a
> machine
> >these days without thermal compound on the heatsink/chip
> 
> Sounds like good advise - whereabouts could such a compoundbe obtained, is
> there an equivalent or is this a special compound only for use with chips?
> 

It is like $10 for a big 1 ounce tube.  In general, a little squirt is all
that is needed.  I think we got it from one of those 
electronics distributor houses... 

Silicon heatsink grease... I recommend that you get the non-flammable and
non-bonding kind just in case your fan goes bad. 

> Thanks
> 
> Peter
> (With a very HOT Cyrix 6x86)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 





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