Do you have to leave thermal compound to "settle"?

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crEA-tEch

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Hi there,

Is there a waiting time after youve put thermal compound on a cpu before you should boot the pc up for the first time? Does it need to settle?

Or does it make no difference?
 
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No difference. It isn't very fluid, but the heat will make it fill in any gaps faster than room temperature.
 
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