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I was thinking about re applying the thermal grease on my GPU's but all I have is this stuff I got from staples. Will this be ok to use on a gpu? and what do I use for the vram? Thanks
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I was thinking about re applying the thermal grease on my GPU's but all I have is this stuff I got from staples. Will this be ok to use on a gpu? and what do I use for the vram? Thanks
Yeah any thermal compound is fine, however for the vram, you need thermal pads just like what are already on the card. GPU's require a tad bit more than a little blob, but not too much at all.

Remeber, when adding the HS back on, don't lift it up and don't add too much pressure otherwise you can crack the chip.

Edit: oh you have Nvidia, ignore the chip cracking lol.
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