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VRAM - only thermal pads or can I use CPU TIM?

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#1
I've got no experience on this, changed the cooler off a graphics card only once and I used thermal pads for the vram coolers.

Is it unrecommended to use regular TIM?
 
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Hi

If it had thermal pads; replace with thermal pads

atb (all the best)

Law-II
 

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Yea as Law mentioned, only use thermal pads. TIM can damage the VRMs since some TIM is conductive.
 

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Depending on the TIM it might be hard to make them stick, as they would be on upside down.