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[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSeoA5WSVsU[/ame]
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post #2 of 11
Nice vid

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did the raystorm increase temps by alot?
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Originally Posted by thrgk;15532827 
did the raystorm increase temps by alot?

increase temps?

you mean decrease temps, so far raystorm has awesome reviews and beats the rasa by a few degrees
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post #5 of 11
You didn't spread the thermal paste before mounting the heatsink. May I ask why? You may have said in the video but I have no sound at work.
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so about 5-10c decrease in temps? or less?
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You didn't spread the thermal paste before mounting the heatsink. May I ask why? You may have said in the video but I have no sound at work.

No reason to, the pressure of the block will spread out the tim when you install it
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Is this true for all water blocks? I was always under the impression that you needed to spread no matter the block. If not, thats awesome because I am a slob when it comes to TIM.
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Originally Posted by Tduckro;15542279 
Is this true for all water blocks? I was always under the impression that you needed to spread no matter the block. If not, thats awesome because I am a slob when it comes to TIM.

I have done this with all the water blocks I used
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tduckro;15542279 
Is this true for all water blocks? I was always under the impression that you needed to spread no matter the block. If not, thats awesome because I am a slob when it comes to TIM.

I've never had to spread thermal paste over the chip. Just add a small amount in the middle, and let the pressure of the waterblock or heatsink do the rest
    
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