Issue#148904: Intel - Boxed Skylake Core i5 6600, no thermal paste ?!

  • Today I bought a Skylake Core i5 6600, boxed. The box does not contain thermal paste nor do the installation instructions mention thermal paste. Does that really mean thermal paste is not necessary?

     

    I read in another thread that the thermal paste is already attached to the so-called thermal solution that comes with the CPU. And in fact there is something on the surface of the cpu cooler that looks

    like 3 stripes of hardened gum. Is this the mordern form of thermal paste?

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