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hey guys, i got my x800 today and im trying to replace it with a vf700.. i was wondering how i remove this beast of a heatsink.. lol

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post #2 of 9
Usually there are screws on the back.
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post #3 of 9
Can you post a pic of the screw/weird plastic holder thing setup on the back of the card?

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post #4 of 9
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DUHHH im an idiot.. lol

one question, what can i use for the memory chips (as in an adhesive) or some sort.. i know you cant put AS5 on the memory, but you can for core..
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post #5 of 9
try and find some thermal tape/thermal adhesive. i think 3m makes some but usually on the bottom of the ramsinks there is thermal tape pre-applied
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post #6 of 9
You can get aftermarket ram heatsinks

I think it is vantec that make them
    
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post #7 of 9
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i have aftermarket ramsinks, but they dont have tape on the bottom. =(
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post #8 of 9
i got some with my VF700

maybe you could buy some thermal tape?
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post #9 of 9
The vf700 comes with the blue ramsinks that have thermal tape pre applied
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