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Re: K6 and Debian (and heatsinks)

> Most CPU fans I've seen come with a pad of conductive [something] which
> goes between the processor and the heatsink.  I would think that something
> like this would be essential, given that the surfaces are probably not
> perfectly flat (on a nano scale).

I think it's more a case of sheer laziness. The thermal grease doesn't
come with the heatsink/fan combo, so has to be purchased seperately, and

At work, if we happen to see a tube of thermal grease, we'll apply some,
but we don't break our necks looking for it or anything.


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