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I need to replace the thermal pad on my GA-790FXTA-UD5 for the Mosfets. There are three choices of thickness to choose from. Which should I purchase?

http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l3/g8/c...fet-Page1.html
Edited by Woundman - 5/9/11 at 1:59pm
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Whatever size it takes to have full contact with the HS and still bolt down well. I'd say 1 mm.
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I need to replace the thermal pad on my GA-790FXTA-UD5 for the Mosfets. There are three choices of thickness to choose from. Which should I purchase?

http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l3/g8/c...fet-Page1.html
why do you need to?
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