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Liquid Metal TIM Shaves 5°C Off Radeon VII Junction Temperatures

Apr 14, 2016
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If Buildzoid had access to the exact same hardware, he would come top of the benchmark most of the time. He has the knowledge to "Hardware MOD".
This is a big advantage over most overclocker's out there.

You have to remember, he has access to many of the same CPU/GPU. So he can cherry pick the best one for overclocking. Not many user(s) has access to 10+ Ryzen 1800X.
All professional overclockers has. And sometimes from multiple sources like Intel, Nvidia, MSI, AMD, Gigabyte and so on.
Dec 15, 2009
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I have a brand new tube of that metal stuff wondering if I should mess with it. The color nail polish is a good idea show coverage better.

Also, This dude reminds me of Bruno from Ali G's show back in the day. Yaaa
Don't do it. LM is really nasty and a pain in the ass to remove later. LM can damage the copper surface of your cooler.
Mar 18, 2008
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You can get 5-7c off just by using MX-4

Jul 24, 2009
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Not very. Putting it on a GPU is just asking for trouble. That's why this guy put nail polish over those components... if the liquid metal touches them, the card is screwed.
Hm thought as much. I know liquid metal is fine on IHS (used it in the past on my CPU), but RVII is pretty much naked under cooler. Btw. that graphite pad is highly conductive too as far as I know..

If someone is interested in those graphite pads, Panasonic makes them for quite a while now. :D