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RAM heatsinks

Jun 16, 2013
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System Name Current gaming rig + others...
Processor Core i7-11700K@8x50x, 43x ringbus / FX-8350@4.5GHz turbo / Phenom II X6 1055T@stock
Motherboard MSI Z590 Unify / Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 / Asrock 890GM Pro3 R2.0
Cooling Cryorig R1 Ultimate+2xCorsair ML140 / Gigabyte MA620P / Thermaltake NiC F4
Memory 32GB kit NeoForza@4600 CL19 / G.Skill F3-2133C11Q-16GAO / 8GB kit Patriot viper7@2000Mhz
Video Card(s) RX 6800 XT / R9 Nano / 2 x HD7870 GHz edition
Storage 2x Kingston KC3000 1TB / Samsung 850 Pro 250GB / WD Blue 250GB SSD
Display(s) Samsung 32" Odyssey G5 / Numerous Philips 27 + 28" LCD panels...
Case Nanoxia Deep Silence 5 Rev.B / Lots of nice cheap cases!
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar AE 7.1+Razer Tiamat 7.1/, Onboard for the rest of them...
Power Supply Corsair RM1000x V2 /Corsair RM750x V2 / Silverstone SST-ST55F-G
Mouse MSI Interceptor DS300 + Lots of optical mice!
Keyboard Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Stealth /steelseries 6G V2
Software Win10 x64 x 3
Use a hair dryer. It will just take longer to heat up. While your prying, keep it pointed at the opposite side of the spreader and they should come off pretty easy but you have to be gentle and go slow. If it feels like the tape is hardening back up stop and heat it back up again. Its a slow process.
Don't have hair dryer or heat gun, nothing that outputs hot air, nearest thing is a microwave & that is pretty obviously out of the question. I know it's a slow process, I was having an inpatient kind of day.