Home Forums Tech Helproom Thermal Paste is required or not? Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Thermal Paste is required or not? Mamie357 11:49 23 May 2017 Locked Hi, I have make my own PC few weeks ago. But, now my PC get more heated and sometimes it's automatically shut downs. So, I search and find some blogs on thermal paste. So, I want to know Thermal paste solve my problem? wee eddie 12:37 23 May 2017 When you built the PC, did you put Thermal Paste between the Processor and the Heat Sink? There should be, but not very much. Just sufficient to ensure good contact, without air bubbles, between the two Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:13 23 May 2017 Yes paste is needed unless the cpu / heatsink came with a thermal pad included. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.