Date: October 9th, 2008
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Gelid
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GELID GC-1 THERMAL COMPOUND/PASTE INTRODUCTION
Thermal paste is an often overlooked, and equally important part of your new computer build. Without it, cooling critical components properly is next to impossible and system reliability will drop exponentially. To most mainstream computer users, thermal paste is something they don't even know exists in their pre-built computer from any popular OEM manufacturer, but for the system builder and/or enthusiast, it is the key between and cool running computer, or a hot and bothered problem.
With several paste options on the market, which one do you choose? Which one gets you the bang for your hard earned buck? You have to be careful seeing some options are nothing more than your standard thermal goop from Radio Shack with a bit of gray food coloring added and some are worth more than their equivalent weight in precious metal. Where does Gelid's thermal paste target in the market and is it good value for the money? We'll find out in this review.
GELID CORPORATE PROFILE
The English word "gelid" is derived from the Latin word “gelidus” ( extremely cold, icy).
GELID Solutions Ltd. is a Hong Kong based company with Swiss Management and founded in 2008 by Gebhard SCHERRER and VC TRAN. Both have worked in the PC Cooling industry for a number of years and successfully built up an IT company with their expertise.
GELID designs and manufactures thermal solutions, CPU coolers, fans, and other computer hardware for both gamers and silent enthusiasts. We provide computer hardware distributors, retailers and system integrators with innovative, virtually silent, high- performance and top quality thermal solutions.
Quality and innovation are key. And, being Swiss, we leave nothing to chance. That's why we provide a total solution – from bearings to thermal compound, from design to shipping, from the moulding of the fan to the print on the box – with state-of-the-art machines and experienced staff.
Combine quality and ingenuity to set the standard in creating best- in- class products for global computer enthusiasts
As their latest venture, GELID Solutions Ltd. is a privately owned limited liability company with a registered share capital of HKD 1'000'000. Strategically based in Hong Kong, “Asia's World City”, it enjoys an unrivalled location at the geographical and economic centre of Asia. For our customers, this means easy and quick access to our vast manufacturing base in mainland China.