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so im considering replacing the stock tim with some of my mx-2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-425-_-Product

anyone ever replace the TIM on this? or is there just one universal way of doing it (unscrewing the screws lol)

also, how much should i apply??
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so im considering replacing the stock tim with some of my mx-2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-425-_-Product

anyone ever replace the TIM on this? or is there just one universal way of doing it (unscrewing the screws lol)

also, how much should i apply??
You will probably have to buy more thermal pads for the ram and vrms as well. But otherwise a pea size of arctic silver will do it, just like normal.
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post #3 of 6
A small rice grain sized amount, let the cooler spread the paste when you mount it.
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There is so much information on apply TIM. Search for it. Opinions differ, so take it all in and try something out, stick with what gives you b est results.

Keep in mind TIM's have break in periods.
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yea i figured the pea size would work. really? id have to replace the thermal pads?
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post #6 of 6
Pea size is too large. Rice grain amount

I replaced the thermal pads on my old motherboard with AS5 and made sure everything was clamped down nice and tight, I never had any problems or high VRM temps.
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