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When removing and re-installing a motherboard water block. Is it recommended to change the thermal pads as well.

If so what company would you recommend. I was looking at Phobya with thier 7W/mk pads.
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How thick do you need them?

If it's only a very thin space, I would just use a good thermal paste.
    
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How thick do you need them?

If it's only a very thin space, I would just use a good thermal paste.
1.0mm for VRM's and 1.5mm where the nf200 chip is. There is a spacing for a reason, and thermal pard for a reason. I won't go put thermal paste all over my otherboard.

I wanted to know if I use the same ones or new ones. I rather think I answered the first question on my own. Seen as how this stuff squishes, it needs to be new to reajust to height when re-installed.

Now for the second question, what company?

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