|I don't know what an "AMD II or AMD III" is? If that a K6-2 vs K6-3? Do you mean an X2 vs X3? Socket AM2 vs socket AM3? Athlon II? Phenom II?|
And I don't care what is shown on the heatsink compound box, it's wrong! If you spread paste all over the top of the CPU like frosting on a cake, the paste will act as an insulator & the heat won't transfer to the heatsink. The CPU will overheat & send a signal to the system to shutdown.
All AMD CPUs should have the thermal paste applied exactly the same way...tint the bottom of the heatsink, then place a tiny dab in the very center of the CPU.
Here's the instructions: