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Thought the shim was only needed when using coolers made for 69XX since the die on the 7 series is on a offset so the corners would be hanging over the coolers base.
post #422 of 3007
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Originally Posted by zGunBLADEz View Post

What thermal paste from your intel stock cooler?
You shouldn't be re-using that stuff if is been used already, if is a new thermal paste tube then yes..

When I bought my 3570K the stockfan had pre-applied thermal paste, which is still untouched since I never used the stockcooler. Can I take that paste for my shim or is it bad quality?
post #423 of 3007
No!
post #424 of 3007
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Originally Posted by Kamikaze-X View Post

No!

Haha what? xd
post #425 of 3007
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Originally Posted by LongRod View Post

Well, I know I'm using some extremely thick thermal paste (IC Diamond 7), so that's probably why it still makes contact with the GPU itself.
If my temps ever go extremely high, I'll get a copper shim.

You are not using a shim on 7970?
post #426 of 3007
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Originally Posted by bondii View Post

When I bought my 3570K the stockfan had pre-applied thermal paste, which is still untouched since I never used the stockcooler. Can I take that paste for my shim or is it bad quality?

Nope, buy a new tube they are cheap dude...
post #427 of 3007
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Nope, buy a new tube they are cheap dude...

Okay thanks smile.gif
post #428 of 3007
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186067

That's the artic AIO hybrid gpu cooler for $170, or do this mod and save around $100..
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Yeah, saw that. Overprice ftw.
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I am really just waiting for someone with a decent build log on a 7970 before I do this.
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