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Do exactly as in the video. But you should know that problems with covering the power components will not lead to high GPU core temperatures so there is something else at fault.
Although the guy in the video put no TIM on the regulators which seems kinda strange.

Alright welll im gonna give it a go, if i am still getting bad temps i will put some pads or time on the uncovered areas, although i am guessing the problem was with my bridge orientation, which i have changed now.
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OK who's on the list to pick up the SAPPhIRE  NON-Reference  OC'd  version of the HD-7950 this week ? applaud.gif

Sapphire-HD-7950-Leaked-5.jpg

http://www.techpowerup.com/159028/Sapphire-HD-7950-3-GB-Pictured.html

me!
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A member caught something very strange, as to why i may have had such terrible temps, its either a fowl up on my part or on EKs part when it comes to either how they expect someone to interpret TIM pad/TIM placement.
This picture shows where i should have TIM/TIM pads at , as you can see i do not, marked by the red deonatations
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Although in this picture of the actual EK waterblocks directions it clearly shows to not put TIM/TIM pads on these areas
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Long story short, am i supposed to put TIM/TIM pads on these areas marked red in the pictures? If so why is this not denoted in the diagram supplied by EK? The member that brought this to my attention said that in his 6970 the diagram says clearly to put TIM/TIM pads on the red areas in my pictures. What do you guys think ?

Wait are you sure about this I have mine installed just like yours ?

Edit : No this is got to be wrong ... I'm sure of it --- Some one clarify

Side note : I still believe your problem flow. Blocks only get that hot if there is no flow. Check you pump even.... blockage etc.
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post #2664 of 38701
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A member caught something very strange, as to why i may have had such terrible temps, its either a fowl up on my part or on EKs part when it comes to either how they expect someone to interpret TIM pad/TIM placement.
This picture shows where i should have TIM/TIM pads at , as you can see i do not, marked by the red deonatations
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Although in this picture of the actual EK waterblocks directions it clearly shows to not put TIM/TIM pads on these areas
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Long story short, am i supposed to put TIM/TIM pads on these areas marked red in the pictures? If so why is this not denoted in the diagram supplied by EK? The member that brought this to my attention said that in his 6970 the diagram says clearly to put TIM/TIM pads on the red areas in my pictures. What do you guys think ?

I have actually managed to pad things incorrectly, now I have to start over mad.gif

At least you brought this to my attention. I feel so stupid now.

And I'm out of Tim also! mad.gif
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Guys, just so there is no confusion, watch the EK video.
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Guys, just so there is no confusion, watch the EK video.

Yes in the actual video they do not put anything on the voltage regulators, kinda from the horses mouth.
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bascily the only person that has to redue there block is the guy who said put it where the red dots are. Go PM him and let him no.
 
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hey folks, i'm still having some overclocking issues (i guess) i'm getting ready to try stock for a bit and see what happens. my last issue was that i came home today and my pc was unresponsive. i had to reset it. this is after i switched to trixx last night and used it to overclock. anyone experience something similar or know what the cause might be?
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You can't go wrong following the manual with the correct thermal pad thickness to VRMs & VRAM;

 

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OK who's on the list to pick up the SAPPhIRE  NON-Reference  OC'd  version of the HD-7950 this week ? applaud.gif

Sapphire-HD-7950-Leaked-5.jpg

http://www.techpowerup.com/159028/Sapphire-HD-7950-3-GB-Pictured.html

Started to get excited. Then saw it was only a 7950 frown.gif
 
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