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And if its ok? Looks like the thermal pads are melting or something..

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post #2 of 5
probably just the grease from the thermal pads, nothing to worry about.
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Same thing happend when I installed backplates on my 480's and 580's. The grease is spreading in a capillary action type deal.
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Its silicon oil, some of it can vaporize when heating up. Not bad for the card or anything. This type of thermal interface provides better thermal interface, but the downside is sometimes some of the oil can leak. We may check to see if there is another interface we can look at in the future.
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I think it is just fine. You just need to give her a name like "greasy Sue" biggrin.gif
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