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So I knowingly bought a GTX 280 that has a "Pink Screen of Death" issue.
I don't want to bake the card due to the high risk of damaging other components.

Which type of putty should I use to insulate heat sensitive components?
Is the PSOD issue caused by bad memory contact or bad GPU contact?

I'll provide pics when I actually do it.
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Haha, jk


Make sure you get the heat gun up close enough to heat the solder.

Try and take your heatgun to a single wire of solder, see if it melts it.
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