Product Comparison: ARCTIC MX-2 vs ARCTIC MX-4


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General Specifications
Model
MX-2
About the product
ARCTIC‘s MX-2 thermal paste is composed of carbon microparticles which fill microscopic dents cavities. This creates a surface conducive to extremely high thermal conductivity, guaranteeing fast and efficient heat transfer from the CPU or GPU to the cooler.
Key Specs
Viscosity
850 P
870 P
Density
3.96 g/cm3
2.5 g/cm3
Thermal Conductivity
5.6 W/mK
8.5 W/mK
Compatibility
All materials
All materials
What customers say about "Key Specs"
ARCTIC MX-2 Thermal Compound Paste
  • Non-conductive. You can't ruin your electronics.
  • High thermal conductivity. Great thermal paste.
  • This stuff is non-conductive so I didn't even have to worry about accidentally letting excess get onto the motherboard.
  • It has very high thermal conductance, almost as good as the MX-4 compound.
  • This has very good cooling properties.
ARCTIC MX-4 Thermal Paste
  • This stuff has excellent thermal conductivity and lasts much longer than other pastes!
  • Extremely efficient heat transfer and is non-conductive.
  • Easy to apply with very good heat conductivity.
  • More easier to apply due to lower viscosity and gives good results without having to wait for it set.
  • I used the supplied paste and the temps were great, never going over 76C with all cores at 4.1GHz.
Features
Volume
0.282 oz.
0.282 oz.
Material
Carbon
Carbon
Kit Contents
Syringe with thermal paste, Protective cap
Syringe with thermal paste, Protective cap
What customers say about "Features"
ARCTIC MX-2 Thermal Compound Paste
  • One tube will last for 2-3 builds easily.
  • This is very easy to apply and performs well in comparison to others.
  • It's quite easy to apply and very safe.
  • This thermal compound is extremely good quality.
  • Excellent thermal compound, 8 grams goes a long way. Non conductive, and easy to apply.
ARCTIC MX-4 Thermal Paste
  • Easy to clean off and reapply. Not electrical conductive.
  • Great product. No metals in compound.
  • The material was easy to work with.
  • Excellent material I am very satisfied.
  • Absolutely great product. Uses excellent materials.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
RoHS
RoHS
Other Information
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