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ok i managed to msg corsair on this and they cant help me i want to try and get my hands on some white corsair heat spreaders as i think they look better then my current ones, + it will fit nicely with my case mod im doing if you know anywhere that i can get any or close to would be great or ill just have to put the ones i have atm

current ram:

the heat spreaders i want:
http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/...5.html?sort=2a
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idk about the fitting part, but if you tape up the dimm on the bottom, and the artwork, you could dip it in some white paint and you'll be all set!
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idk about the fitting part, but if you tape up the dimm on the bottom, and the artwork, you could dip it in some white paint and you'll be all set!
yea i was thinking of just taking them off n paint em but that are stuck on pretty hard dont want to ruin them
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yea i was thinking of just taking them off n paint em but that are stuck on pretty hard dont want to ruin them
Yeah...
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post #5 of 8
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also bit closer to what you said if i dipped them into paint it would still get in and on the ram itself as it has a small gap on the top of them
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Personally, I'd go the painting route. I'd be scared that tearing off the heatsink would also tear off the chips off the PCB. I've seen some really clean looking mods where people just spray painted the heatsinks... Though I've also heard people rant about insulation... Not sure what to think to be honest.
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well my ram dont get hot at most warmish so i dont mind painting em just scared i'll rip off a memory stick off the pcb as u stated
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Originally Posted by jetboy623 View Post
Yeah...
im sorry but that is so funny

do NOT remove them whatever you do

your best bet is to as stated tape/do some form of coverage and then paint or dip

i dont know what kind of painting skills you have but depending on the type of paint you use and how you apply it will result in a smooth or "painted look" if using a brush or other method and dipping can result in odd coverage and runoff its just meh... i say your best bet is cover everything then spray paint it with some sort of white primer from a hobby shop since they adhere to plastic well (is the blue plastic or painted plastic?)
Edited by eosgreen - 8/12/11 at 10:35am
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