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Date:      Fri, 18 Jul 1997 20:58:29 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Howard Lew <>
To:        Peter Curran <>
Cc:        stable@FreeBSD.ORG, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: mw fails even more... 
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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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