Heat is the enemy of your processor. If you have used a traditional heatsink paste for your CPU installations, you know that it is messy and difficult to apply. An uneven application can reduce the effectiveness of your heatsink and raise the operating temperature of your processor, increasing the chance of premature failure. The solution? StarTech.com's HSFPHASECM. This product is a thermal pad that replaces heatsink paste in your CPU installation, offering a mess-free setup with maximum heat conduction that gets the most out of your heatsink and keeps your processor running cool.