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Old 10th March 2013, 12:23 AM   #161
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Long discussion.. ok let's cut it short.

How do they all compare sonically??

I am quite surprised that nobody has claimed yet that it "gives depth to the soundspace" , that it causes "sonic bliss" or that it cures bad breath, although now that I think of it, the last claim *can* be verified.
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......... undamaged 0.01mm of mica (one hundredth of a mm)............
if you can achieve that then use them.
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I don't know I'm not a big fan of goop. I use Kerafol pink and they don't require goop, seems to have a very good heat transfer co-efficient and reusable for those of us that FET roll
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Reusable? I thought they were designed for single use?
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You mean like rubber(s) ?
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You mean like rubber(s) ?
Modern ones are single use.
The mid 1850's ones were washable and reusable.
Of course as thick as a party balloon.

Back to thermal insulators, after a few dozen thermal cycles under high pressure, the rubbery material tends to take a fixed shape, matching surface imperfections.
In theory you can pull and replace them in the *exact* same position, which is sort of iffy.
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Well ok I just never peel them off the heatsink
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