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Thermal compuond and thernal pads?

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okay so can i use the thermal pads on my stock cooler directly on the watercooling block or cut new ones.

and second is ceramic thermal compound good enough for the GTX 580 GPU under a heavy OC?
post #2 of 3
you have to be careful when applying the thermal pads because there are different thicknesses. check with the waterblock installation manual for the thicknesses, i know for sure ek gives you the dimensions in theirs, if that's the block your using.


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i would cut out new ones.

cause those are used and old maybe they'll have some life left in them but its better to cut out your own. just like strips instead of small squares which is pointless cause they end up moving around anyways and you are more prone to losing them
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