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I have a GTX 470 which had an aftermarket scythe setsugen II on it when I got it. this worked great for like a week, but one of the ramsinks has fallen off and when I took it all apart to get ready to reapply everything with epoxy, I noticed some of the chips were a bit small for an electrically conductive compound. So I got scared and now I'm considering putting a reference cooler back on the card, but all of the thermal tapes on the one I have are messed up.

So the question is: what thermal tape do I buy?
are there some that perform better than others?
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it depends on the thickness. do you have a set of calipers where you can measure the non-compressed portion of the thermal gap filler pad? I have some 3mm and 1.5mm that I used to do my 275 GTX I can send your way... depending on how much you need.
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