Cooler Master experiments as part of International Nutella Day

Does chocolate spread work as thermal paste? – video

This is definitely a case of ‘don’t try this at home’ (or at the repair desk).

Cooler Master has experimented with using chocolate spread on a CPU as an alternative to thermal paste, to celebrate International Nuttela Day (no – we didn’t know it was a thing either).

The vendor has put together a video of the experiment which we’ve ‘pasted’ for you below. 

The firm heated the Nutella to begin with and cleaned the CPU, before applying a dab of the chocolate spread. 

Surprisingly, the Nutella kept Cooler Master’s test processor running at a minimum temperature of 21ºC and a maximum of 50ºC for a while. 

However, like we say it’s not worth trying this at home as the Nutella will eventually dry out and harm your CPU.

But… it does smell nicer than standard thermal paste.

Check Also

Under the Hood of Lenovo’s new ThinkStation P360 Ultra

Lenovo’s new ThinkStation P360 Ultra, is Half the size of a traditional small form factor …