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Arctic Cooling thermal pads

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by karabas1, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. karabas1 New Member

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    Good day.
    i have to install Arctic Cooling ATI Silencer 5 Revision 2.
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    is it good idea to add some thermal paste or grease to thermal pads on video memory ?
    I plan to OC my HIS EXcalibur X800 Pro AGP and looking for some extra cooling solution .
    Thank you.
     
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    You can use a AS Ceramique/Alumina compounds, thermal pads will most likely do fine and will be the easiest. Just do not use any metal-based pastes on the memory chips if you don't use the pads.

    -Dan
     
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    zalman thermalpaste

    Thanks for reply
    I have some Zalman stuff remain after 7700 installed but this thing for CPU or GPU will it works on memory ?:confused:
     
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    That's usually metal based I believe, not sure though. The thermal pads will work great.

    -Dan
     

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