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In the future if you have no idea about something important like this it's better that you just move a long instead of guessing and potentially ruining someone's hardware.

Don't we all just love the arrogant people who troll merely to put down others and cant even back it up ?

This wouldn't have ruined his hardware and you know it...
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post #22 of 29
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Don't we all just love the arrogant people who troll merely to put down others and cant even back it up ?
This wouldn't have ruined his hardware and you know it...

Yeah, we love it...

If you read his other posts, you can tell he is a troll
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post #23 of 29
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Don't we all just love the arrogant people who troll merely to put down others and cant even back it up ?
This wouldn't have ruined his hardware and you know it...
Maybe, maybe not; you shouldn't give advice unless you're sure it's right though.
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Yeah, we love it...
If you read his other posts, you can tell he is a troll
I'm not a troll, I just like correcting people/pointing out mistakes.
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post #24 of 29
EK's directions say put it on like in the OP's pic. I did it this way and haven't went over 40C with the voltage slider maxed @ 1.3.

FWIW, I put a small amount on cpus.
    
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listen to the ones who say a small rice grain or do like me and spread a super thin layer over the gpu its only to fill the small imperfections anymore can raise your temps.
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Maybe, maybe not; you shouldn't give advice unless you're sure it's right though.
I'm not a troll, I just like correcting people/pointing out mistakes.

of which you weren't sure either. Proof helps smile.gif

http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/EK-IM/EK-IM-3831109856154.pdf
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post #27 of 29
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of which you weren't sure either. Proof helps smile.gif
http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/EK-IM/EK-IM-3831109856154.pdf
The document quite clearly shows the paste in a cross form not a pea sized drop form at stage 3 so I guess I was right :|
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post #28 of 29
As long as your paste is non-conductive you're fine. If you're using a conductive paste you'll want to use much less.

TIM works great in moderation. As long as the entire die has a thin coating it's fine.
    
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post #29 of 29
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As long as your paste is non-conductive you're fine. If you're using a conductive paste you'll want to use much less.

TIM works great in moderation. As long as the entire die has a thin coating it's fine.

Be careful with AS5 and ATI cards, as they dont have an IHS
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