Scan code: LN19894 Manufacturer code: ORACO-MX20001-BL

Arctic MX-2 High Performance Thermal Compound for CPU

Arctic MX-2 High Performance Thermal CPU Compound - as used on Arctic Coolers

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Scan code: LN19894 Manufacturer code: ORACO-MX20001-BL
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Product Overview High Performance Thermal Compound for the Enthusiast
Turbo MX-2 is a high conductive and low resistance compound for components that require the best thermal dissipation. MX-2 is ideally suited for use in CPU, GPU cooling and other applications between power semiconductor components and heat sinks where high thermal conductivity is critical.

Features Main Features:
• High Thermal Conductivity
• Low Thermal Resistance
• Non-Electrical Conductive
• Non-Capacitive
• Non-Curing
• Non-Corrosive
• No Bleeding
• Odourless

No Metal Particles
Since the MX-2 compound does not contain any metal particles, there are no problems regarding electrical conductivity and capacitance. In contrast to silver and copper compounds, contact with electrical traces, pins, and leads cannot result in any damage.

Curing and bleeding of the compound is not possible. In contrast to metal or silicon pastes, this compound does not show decreasing performance over time, does not need to be reapplied and has a durability of at least 8 years

Please note your statutory rights are not affected.

For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions

1 months
Return to base
DOA Period:
1 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Non-Returnable Item if Opened or Used
0871 472 4747

Additional Notes:
1 year warranty, return to Scan subject to manufacturer's warranty.

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Arctic MX-2 High Performance Thermal CPU Compound - as used on Arctic Coolers is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Stuff! used this on New i5 and arctic cooler and GPU - R9 380. was worth using as its good heat dissipation.
Date published: 2016-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Huge tube, great cooling Bought this when I needed to change motherboard recently; plenty of it left after re-applying to a couple of other PCs I have at home too. Keeps the CPU nice and cool too, not sure about exact temperatures (darn AMD) but definitely lower than they were before.
Date published: 2015-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from arctic paste very happy with it keeps my arctix freezer pro under 40c even playing all day on cod in my antec 1200 case
Date published: 2014-06-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from One of THE best Thermal interfaces! Short story; installed H60 on 3570k @ 4.0ghz, temps @ full load = 74c. Removed old stock Corsair TIM and placed MX-2 instead, temps at full load = 68c. Not a HUGE difference but every degree counts when overclocking.
Date published: 2014-03-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does what it says Easy to apply. I put compound very thinly, on both heat sink and CPU! Lasts for years.
Date published: 2014-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It works Easy to use application. Perhaps not the best on the market but good value for money
Date published: 2014-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An old age favourite which always has a place in system builds This compound is a particular favourite of mine, which keeps having me reach for it in my box of bits. Application is a breeze, the consistency is creamy like and comes out of the syringe nice and easily. If you prefer to spread your compound then this spreads with ease and likewise with the BB/Pea application method as easily covers a CPU with the pressure of the heatsink spreading the paste out. The MX2 yields better results than Arctic Silver 5 (in my testing) and you do not run any risk of shorting components as it is non electronically conductive. This compounds also boasts an 8 year durability for those who want to apply and not worry about it in the future. For me, decent thermal compound is a must when building systems, and for the crazy price of less than £5 I cannot recommend this product highly enough. Give it a go, and you will be surprised just how much difference this makes compared to stock supplied thermal compound.
Date published: 2013-12-27
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