Arctic reveals their next-generation MX-5 thermal compound

A thermal compound which will last for eight years

Arctic reveals their next-generation MX-5 thermal compound

Arctic reveals their next-generation MX-5 thermal compound

Arctic Cooling has confirmed that they plan to launch their new MX-5 thermal compound on March 15th, a Thermal Interface Material (TIM) that is rated to last for eight years. 

At this time, it is unknown how MX-5 will differ from the company's existing MX-2 and MX-4 thermal compounds. However, it is expected to be more thermally conductive than the company's existing thermal materials. Amazon UK currently lists Arctic's MX-5 thermal compound with a £13.63 price tag, with the company's MX-4 compound costing £6.24. Though this price premium for Arctic's MX-5 compound, we can assume that Arctic's new thermal paste formula offers users superior properties.

Sadly, Arctic Cooling has not revealed any official data about their MX-55 thermal compound aside from the TIM's release date and UK pricing. We expect to hear more about Arctic's MX-5 thermal compound soon. 


- HIGH PERFORMANCE: With excellent temperature reduction performance, the MX-5 is ideal for CPU and GPU cooling, and other applications between power semiconductor components and heatsinks

- SAFE APPLICATION: The MX-5 is metal-free and non-electrical conductive which eliminates any risks of causing short circuit, adding more protection to the CPU and VGA cards

- HIGH DURABILITY: In contrast to metal and silicon thermal compound, the MX-5 does not compromise over time. Once applied, you do not need to apply it again as it will last at least for 8 years

- EASY TO APPLY: With an ideal consistency, the MX-5 is very easy to use, even for beginners

- WELL PROVEN QUALITY: The design of our thermal paste packagings has changed several times, the formula of the composition has remained unchanged, so our MX pastes have stood for high quality

Arctic reveals their next-generation MX-5 thermal compound  
You can join the discussion on Arctic's MX-5 thermal compound on the OC3D Forums

«Prev 1 Next»

Most Recent Comments

24-01-2021, 18:57:46

If this performs better than MX-4 I'm sold. That's been doing excellent over the years so a non-metal upgrade will be welcomed.Quote

25-01-2021, 03:00:51

As long as it remains high quality at a good price, I'll replace my MX4 that's been going on for quite some time.Quote

25-01-2021, 17:27:09

I'm a longtime MX-4 fan too, even though I decided to try Kingpin KPX on some recent builds.Quote

Register for the OC3D Newsletter

Subscribing to the OC3D newsletter will keep you up-to-date on the latest technology reviews, competitions and goings-on at Overclock3D. We won't share your email address with ANYONE, and we will only email you with updates on site news, reviews, and competitions and you can unsubscribe easily at any time.

Simply enter your name and email address into the box below and be sure to click on the links in the confirmation emails that will arrive in your e-mail shortly after to complete the registration.

If you run into any problems, just drop us a message on the forums.