Scythe debuts the Thermal Elixer 2 thermal compound

Scythe debuts the Thermal Elixer 2 thermal compound

While having a powerful and efficient cooler is important for cooling a CPU, for instance, the thermal compound underneath, which transfers the heat from the CPU to the cooler, is also very important. It has to be efficient and to endure high temperatures for years or otherwise your CPU will keep temps that are higher than normal.

To battle this issue Scythe, which is known for making coolers and fans, has introduced the new Thermal Elixer 2 high performance thermal compound. The new thermal grease is based on users’ feedback and comes with numerous improvements. The Thermal Elixer 2 compound uses the so-called Pure Aluminum Particle Hybrid Technology and includes high quality components only. Thanks to them the Thermal Elixer 2 offers a significant reduction of thermal resistance to 0.013 K/W but even then applying the grease is extremely easy.

Made for long term use the Thermal Elixer 2 by Scythe can be used on all CPUs and GPUs in temperature ranges from -20°C to +120°C. The grease comes in a user-friendly plastic syringe tube that contains 5 grams of it, instead of 3.5 grams as with other thermal compounds. In addition the grease does not need an extended burn-in period, which means it reaches its peak performance shortly after appliance.

The new Scythe thermal grease is available now for EUR 4.60 with no VAT applied.

Source: Scythe

Related posts

Samsung Reveals the First 32 Gigabyte DDR3 Memory Module

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has developed the world’s first 32 Gigabyte (GB) DDR3 module – for use in server systems. The new module operates at 1.35-volts, in support of the global trend to cut power usage in mass...

Nvidia to launch new GT300 GPU in Q1 09

Nvidia is planning to launch its next-generation high-end GT300 GPU in the first quarter of 2009. The GPU will be manufactured under a 55nm process, according to sources at graphics card makers.The company is also planning to showcase two GT200-based cards at CES 2009, which will start on...

Ultra HD Blu-Ray to supersede current Blu-Ray generation

Ultra HD Blu-Ray to supersede current Blu-Ray generation

Blu-Ray technology has hardly started to penetrate our daily lives but its successor is already on the horizon. Apparently the current generation of Blu-Ray disks will be replaced by new optical technology that will be called Ultra HD Blu-Ray. Up until this moment the industry expected 4K...

Leave a comment