Hi Darnassus, I wasn't trying to take the spotlight;). Just attempting to clear misconceptions.
Here's an explanation/read on heatpipe construction and principle...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_pipe.
Also, here's a good read on Thermal Paste comparison...http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/thermal-paste-performance-benchmark,3616.html.
as Snagglepuss would say: SO Exit . . . Stage Left:rolleyes:.
Heavens to murgatroyd! A snagglepuss fan, even!