Arctic MX-5 Thermal Compound Listed Ahead of Launch
Arctic is readying its to start with new high-functionality thermal compound in more than a decade, the MX-5. four-gram syringes of the compound started surfacing on Amazon Uk, exactly where it is really shown for £13.59 (contains Uk VAT). The listing does not mention the all-important thermal conductivity or viscosity figures for the compound, but mentions that it is not metal-dependent (would not include metallic particles), is electrically non-conductive (so you can use it on bare FCBGAs/FCPGAs without the need of an IHS) and is built to keep integrity up to eight a long time just after an application. The listing mentions a “ships by” day of March fifteen, 2021, which is also its release day.
Update Jan 25th: Arctic released a statement on Twitter relating to the availability of the MX-five.
The ARCTIC MX-5 will be officially unveiled on March fifteen. Because there are only a few quantities at the commencing, a pre-sale will be accomplished through Amazon and our web page. Regretably, we are not able to predict Amazon availability, so make sure you test Amazon availability on your have.