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Sorry guys none of those answers where helpful...

1) My wang is conductive, if you put enough electricity through it , but im not gonna mod a gfx card with it :***:
So do you literaly "pencil it" or is it just a techy-phrase?

2) What kinda tape? i would imagine a walm case would soon take its toll on adhesive.. especialy a peice of electrical tape just placed on rather than wrapped round (obviously you cant mummify your GFX card with tape).

3) Any advice on the cooling?
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Yes you pencil it. You take a number 2 pencil and trace on the card. Graphite is conductive and will increase the resistance on the card thus raising the voltage. Electrical tape would be the best bet since duct tape is conductive and masking rots and such thats a no brainer. And cooleing there is the vf-900 from zalman the acrtic cooling accelero, the sytrin v-1, thermalright hr-3.
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Yes you pencil it. You take a number 2 pencil and trace on the card. Graphite is conductive and will increase the resistance on the card thus raising the voltage. Electrical tape would be the best bet since duct tape is conductive and masking rots and such thats a no brainer. And cooleing there is the vf-900 from zalman the acrtic cooling accelero, the sytrin v-1, thermalright hr-3.
I'm with you on that whole thing, with the exception that you're decreasing electrical resistance to allow passage of electrons, not increasing it.
    
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No your increasing Graphite will add resistance. Look it up
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post #25 of 27
Uhh... Graphite is conductive... If you're adding a conductive substance where there wasn't any before, you're making something more conductive than it was before.
    
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Isn't that like saying feathers are light so adding one ton of feathers to a skip containing one ton of lead will make it lighter because your adding somthing lighter?

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No. It means you're adding something that will conduct electricity across something that won't. The external part of the resistor that you are coloring over does not conduct electricity, it's an insulator. When you draw the graphite trace over top of it, connecting the contacts on the particular resistor, you're adding an additional path for electricity to follow.

Liken it to adding an overflow pipe to an existing sewer line. It doesn't affect how much the original sewer line will flow, but it adds another path the water can take. It effectively increases the flow potential for that sewer line. That's how adding the trace works. It's not affecting the resistor itself, it's adding another path for the electricity to follow, allowing more voltage across a particular resistor. Allowing more voltage across a resistor effectively LOWERS the resistance in that circuit.
    
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