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Asus ENGTX 580 help

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Decided to clean my case today since it was starting to get wayy too dusty. Took apart my 580 for the first time, and saw the thermal compound was burnt up so I cleaned it off to reapply it. Then faced with the question... how much of this stuff do I put on?

Has anybody else done this with the same card? The contact surface with the copper pipes seems a lot larger than I thought.
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i7 2600k @ 4.8 w/ HT GIGABYTE Z68-UD3P-B3 ASUS ENGTX-580 G.SKiLL 8 GB 1600 (2x4GB) 
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Hitachi 1.5TB HDD, Crucial SSD 64GB Corsair HX1000W HAF 932 
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Hitachi 1.5TB HDD, Crucial SSD 64GB Corsair HX1000W HAF 932 
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I have the same ones, and I'm about to put XSPC Razor 580 GPU blocks on em. The ENGTX 580 (as elusive as it is) is simply a reference GTX 580 in its purest form, whatever methods you can Google up should be just fine. Try to find one with some pictures, I'm pretty sure I saw that there's several youtube videos of it floating around, from when I was researching how to TIM my cards too.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
| Intel Core i7 | 2600K | 4.2GHz @ 1.33v | | ASUS | Maximus IV Extreme | | ASUS | ENGTX 580 | 933MHz @ 1.138v | 2-way SLI | | G.Skill | RipjawsX | 2133MHz | 8GB | 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
| Intel | 510 SSD | 120GB | | Western Digital | Caviar Black | 1TB | | XSPC | Raystorm | | XSPC | Razor 580 | Dual SLI | 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
| XSPC | Dual RX360 | | Dual MCP-655 | Variable-Speed | | Koolance | RP-452x2 | Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
MonitorPowerCase
| Acer | P243W | 1920 x 1200 | | Enermax | MODU87+ | 900W | | CaseLabs | M8 + Pedestal | 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
| Intel Core i7 | 2600K | 4.2GHz @ 1.33v | | ASUS | Maximus IV Extreme | | ASUS | ENGTX 580 | 933MHz @ 1.138v | 2-way SLI | | G.Skill | RipjawsX | 2133MHz | 8GB | 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
| Intel | 510 SSD | 120GB | | Western Digital | Caviar Black | 1TB | | XSPC | Raystorm | | XSPC | Razer 580 | 2-way SLI | 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
| XSPC | RX360 | | Phobya | Xtreme 200| | MCP 655 | Variable-Speed | Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
MonitorPowerCase
| Acer | P243W | 1920 x 1200 | | Enermax | MODU87+ | 900W | | CoolerMaster | HAF X | 
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Óðinn
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Methuselah
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
| Intel Core i7 | 2600K | 4.2GHz @ 1.33v | | ASUS | Maximus IV Extreme | | ASUS | ENGTX 580 | 933MHz @ 1.138v | 2-way SLI | | G.Skill | RipjawsX | 2133MHz | 8GB | 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
| Intel | 510 SSD | 120GB | | Western Digital | Caviar Black | 1TB | | XSPC | Raystorm | | XSPC | Razor 580 | Dual SLI | 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
| XSPC | Dual RX360 | | Dual MCP-655 | Variable-Speed | | Koolance | RP-452x2 | Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
MonitorPowerCase
| Acer | P243W | 1920 x 1200 | | Enermax | MODU87+ | 900W | | CaseLabs | M8 + Pedestal | 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
| Intel Core i7 | 2600K | 4.2GHz @ 1.33v | | ASUS | Maximus IV Extreme | | ASUS | ENGTX 580 | 933MHz @ 1.138v | 2-way SLI | | G.Skill | RipjawsX | 2133MHz | 8GB | 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
| Intel | 510 SSD | 120GB | | Western Digital | Caviar Black | 1TB | | XSPC | Raystorm | | XSPC | Razer 580 | 2-way SLI | 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
| XSPC | RX360 | | Phobya | Xtreme 200| | MCP 655 | Variable-Speed | Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
MonitorPowerCase
| Acer | P243W | 1920 x 1200 | | Enermax | MODU87+ | 900W | | CoolerMaster | HAF X | 
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I plan to get a WC loop this summer, probably going to sell this card for a smaller one though... I'll try to look around for a video of it but the internet at my school is horrendous (Took a FIVE SECOND HD video over 3 minutes to load....)
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k @ 4.8 w/ HT GIGABYTE Z68-UD3P-B3 ASUS ENGTX-580 G.SKiLL 8 GB 1600 (2x4GB) 
Hard DrivePowerCase
Hitachi 1.5TB HDD, Crucial SSD 64GB Corsair HX1000W HAF 932 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k @ 4.8 w/ HT GIGABYTE Z68-UD3P-B3 ASUS ENGTX-580 G.SKiLL 8 GB 1600 (2x4GB) 
Hard DrivePowerCase
Hitachi 1.5TB HDD, Crucial SSD 64GB Corsair HX1000W HAF 932 
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