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What type of thermal compund for my graphics card?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by SaiZo, Apr 27, 2013.

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    It has screws, and springs. Some "shims" also, non metallic however.
    Also, another forum member mentions some sort of "pads" that are on the RAM of the graphics card, should I just so if I would mess things up, order some thermal pads at the same time? I do know I need to find out the thickness of the ones on the card.

    I assume the screws should be mounted in a criss/cross pattern so it spreads out properly?
    (Thinking of same procedure mounting a cylinder to a motorcycle engine).

    Thanks for the heads up!
     
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    If you choose to order some, you would need to know the thickness. You can salvage some types of pads, as long as you remove them carefully.

    Yes, that's the recommended method
     
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    but its supposed to be done counterclockwise/clockwise to prevent warping
     
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    If you're using the AC Twin Turbo then you won't need ram pads. The kit comes with ram heatsinks and thermal adhesive for them*

    *Note- the AC thermal adhesive has been somewhat lousy at times (ram sinks falling off) so you may want to pickup a fresh tube of a similar compound for them.
     
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