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MSI Gaming X 1660 GPU Re-paste thermals

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Hello everyone!
Since my GPU fans are spinning like crazy in the games I've decided to re-paste the thermals. I know that will void the warranty, that the process itself is risky, but in the end that worth. Now, GPU is barely touching up to 68 degrees celcius and the fan noise has drastically reduced.
I apply the thermal grizzly krynout for the gpu, but for memory chips I used Arctic pads with 1mm thickness. Here are the photos.
 

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Did you polish the chip enough?!?! Good job!
 

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Hello everyone!
Since my GPU fans are spinning like crazy in the games I've decided to re-paste the thermals. I know that will void the warranty, that the process itself is risky, but in the end that worth. Now, GPU is barely touching up to 68 degrees celcius and the fan noise has drastically reduced.
I apply the thermal grizzly krynout for the gpu, but for memory chips I used Arctic pads with 1mm thickness. Here are the photos.
Msi uses garbage
 
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Did you polish the chip enough?!?! Good job!
I've used %100 pure isopropyl alcohol and microfiber cloth. Hope there have been zero residue left off.

Msi uses garbage
Unfortunately on this model, the paste was so so bad.
However in the meg series mainboard which I have, the thermal compounds are premium quality.
 
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Msi uses garbage
Think you have a point there, my MSI RX 5700 XT Evoke card gets noisy when gaming, but I ain't touching the thermal pads or anything like that to avoid voiding warranty.
Just lucky I use headphones when gaming, but in quite moments during the game I can hear them! :(
 
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Think you have a point there, my MSI RX 5700 XT Evoke card gets noisy when gaming, but I ain't touching the thermal pads or anything like that to avoid voiding warranty.
Just lucky I use headphones when gaming, but in quite moments during the game I can hear them! :(

the 5700xt was a beast on it's own, with only 2 fans or weak heatsinks there is no miracles. glad i got rid of mine to a miner (2 fans weak heatshink, hot or loud take your pick). If your going for high end (or just hot bastards) don't try to save on the quality that would be my advice

they do undervolt nicely, mine did anyway and it helped a lot
 
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Pretty much all brands do on some of their models, there's really no standout here!

as a owner of msi/giga/asus, i have to agree with them, evoke was not supposed to be a low end model i think, you will only have that kind of problems on asus/giga low end models ( i don't mean low end model gpus, i mean low end sku/versions of the brand)
With MSI you really have to go for more expensive skus all the time
 
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just like all the other brands except for asus and gigabyte.
Does that mean Asus is better brand than MSI in general?
 

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Think you have a point there, my MSI RX 5700 XT Evoke card gets noisy when gaming, but I ain't touching the thermal pads or anything like that to avoid voiding warranty.
Just lucky I use headphones when gaming, but in quite moments during the game I can hear them! :(
just like all the other brands except for asus and gigabyte.
I disagree about asus and ga, I've never had trouble out of my VaporX.

Yup Gamers Nexus dogged MSI and XFX for the build quality of their cards, XFX really listened by changing the design 2 times to get it right, MSI not so much. (Also I think XFX hired a better team for the RX 6000 series)
 
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