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I have a Gigabyte GTX285 2GB I think it as the stcok cooler even tought its a 2GB one but I am not sure.

anyway my question is can I take the plastic shroud of the card without taking the cooler itself off ?
I just want to clean it I cleaned my second rg but I see dust in the cooler itself of the card and not the fan and I cant get to it also I dont have a compress air right now :S
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I don't think so :[

But you should be able to put it back together anyways. I recomend buying some thermal paste either way.

this video should help you; should you go ahead with the dissasembly.

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If its anything like the 460 squeeze the side in along the locks and pull
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I don't think so :[

But you should be able to put it back together anyways. I recomend buying some thermal paste either way.

this video should help you; should you go ahead with the dissasembly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4zXjwZ1i_k

oh

I have an MX4 laying around somewhere...

but what about termal pads ?
the ones on the card may fall when I open it... and I dont have any
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I don't think so :[

But you should be able to put it back together anyways. I recomend buying some thermal paste either way.

this video should help you; should you go ahead with the dissasembly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4zXjwZ1i_k
Seems to fit the bill!
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oh

I have an MX4 laying around somewhere...

but what about termal pads ?
the ones on the card may fall when I open it... and I dont have any
If you are careful, you can just reuse them. Just be real gentle when you pull off the heatsink, and rest it with the pads facing up. Clean off the old TIM on the heatsink and chip, reapply TIM to the chip, and carefully replace the heatsink. Should work fine.
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