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Hey guys, I have a 5970 and teh accelero cooler on it

my vrm is pretty hot, causing throttles at times, looking for people who have removed the cooler and placed it back on.
I hear if I apply paste to the VRM and the heatcisnk, that will drop temps.
Just wondering about the rest. It all has thermal pads and I think they are needed to pad it out and I cant repalce all the thermal pads with greese?

Do I need two thicknesses of pads?
Any help ty.
Edited by verbatim - 10/21/11 at 4:06am
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Originally Posted by verbatim View Post
Hey guys, I have a 5970 and teh accelero cooler on it

my vrm is pretty hot, causing throttles at times, looking for people who have removed the cooler and placed it back on.
I hear if I apply paste to the VRM and the heatcisnk, that will drop temps.
Just wondering about the rest. It all has thermal pads and I think they are needed to pad it out and I cant repalce all the thermal pads with greese?

Do I need two thicknesses of pads?
Any help ty.
No, only use one layer of double-sided adhesive thermal pad.

Do not use paste over VRM and VRAM.

Everything you need was included.

Edit:

Do not over tighten the X brackets or you are going to kill the DVI port.
Edited by Ken1649 - 10/21/11 at 4:47am
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yea Ive had it installed for awhile now mate ty.

Just I want to redo it maybe better. The VRM get stupid hot 120-130 and throttle.
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You're overclock is too high the VRM's are gonna be hot no matter how many times you reseat the cooler.
    
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