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You can also try using a very sharp knife or razorblade if you have one to carefully cut open the tube. It's possible that you may find enough TIM left inside to add to what you already have to give a single full application. Assuming this is the case, just make sure you use something that's very clean to scrape out and apply the remaining TIM onto the heatsink.
    
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TIM is not spack filler tongue.gif

If you can make what you have there fill the grooves bewteen the plate and pipes AND have a thin covering overall, you shoud be good.

Less is more with TIM
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Well...it's too late for that. However good news though!
OC'd to 4GHz at 1.47v it doesn't cross 48C. I had an idea of how much the chip can take since it's from a friend.

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Well...it's too late for that. However good news though!
OC'd to 4GHz at 1.47v it doesn't cross 48C. I had an idea of how much the chip can take since it's from a friend.
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Well thanks guys! I think I'm done here. biggrin.gif
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