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Hey guys and gals

Has anyone installed and using one of these to cool corsair dominators??
post #2 of 8
You dont really need to cool the ram. Its more for looks.
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post #3 of 8
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i dont mind that smile.gif

just want to know if i have to use paste or i could use pads instead
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You can use pads instead, but i prefer thermal paste.
    
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Why would you use pads over paste?

Paste does not require cutting, is easy to apply, gives better temps.

I would say that you can use pads, just keep them thin so that the screws are long enough.
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post #6 of 8
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i was thinking 0.5mm pads due to not wanting to get paste all over the ram
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I have some, I don't think it does much.
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I didn't bother with paste or pads. They never seemed to get hot and I just wanted one for the bling.
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