GELID Solutions GC-1 Thermal Compound
Author: Rutledge Feman
Editor: Shawn Knight
Date: 07-09-2008
Provided by: GELID Solutions
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Introduction

GELID Solutions is the new kid on the block as far as cooling companies are concerned. Founded this year, most people really haven't even heard their name. GELID (which apparently means very cold when following some Latin roots) is a little more on top of their game than you might expect, though. The founders of this bright new company have extensive experience working in the cooling industry over the past many years, and hope to apply this wisdom to their new products.

Today we have for review one of GELID's first products ever, their thermal compound, GC-1. I've seen a lot of thermal compounds hit the market and pass it by, and often times it seems as though it will take something absolutely astonishing to overshadow the great name of Arctic Silver 5. Even though many pastes out there perform better, have better features (not electrically conductive, doesn't have a burn in period, etc.) and are cheaper than Arctic Silver 5, it seems impossible to knock it from its thrown. Full features and specifications, from the GELID website, are:


As I was saying before, there are a lot of compounds that have better features than AS5. GELID's GC-1 appears to be one of them, and it even comes with its own little applicator. But, does it perform well enough to be the new king of the thermal industry? Continue on as we find out…


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