Arctic Silver II Compound Review

Admin - 2007-03-21 09:10:20 in Cooling
Category: Cooling
Reviewed by: Admin   
Reviewed on: March 17, 2001
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I have heard so many things about Artic Silver II, so I just had to try it out myself. Arctic Silver II is one of the best, if not the best thermal compound solution out on the market today. Arctic Silver II contains pure micronized silver. Meaning, little itty bits of super fine silver. Today we will test the Artic Silver II against another type of compound and see how they perform.


Arctic Silver II
Made with 99.8% pure micronized silver
8.0 W/m*K
78% to 82% silver content by weight
Negligible electrical conductivity
Applicable for all size CPU's
Net Weight=3 g (0.106 oz)

We tested the thermal compounds on a [email protected] Duron 1.75V and a GlobalWin FOP-38 cooler with the Delta 7k RPM fan. The full load tests was done by running [email protected] in the background and running Quake3 demos in a loop.

 Artic Silver II Paste  

Radio Shack Paste

35.4� C

95.0� F

38.2� C

100.4� F

So there you have it, Artic Silver II has been advertised as the best and it IS the best. I was able to run my cpu [email protected] 1.80V Stable, from the cooling gain that Artic Silver II offered.


I have no hesitation in recommending this product to anyone. Artic Silver II is promoted as the best and IS the best. Surf on over to
and grab you some of this Artic Silver II for $8 bucks and that includes free shipping!