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Poll Results: What's your preferred mobo color?

 
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post #181 of 265
Ive seen people recommend high heat paints. Not sure if they actually provide any benefit though.
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post #182 of 265
Yea I'm curious, do you guys sand down the heatsinks before painting it?
If not, will the additional coat add to the heat?
post #183 of 265
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As long as you paint a thin layer it will be fine.

If you use Kyrlon Fusion, no primer is required and it sticks very well to almost anything once it dries.
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post #184 of 265
Is plastidipping recommended for small parts? Like On the Z87 Mpower boards?
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post #185 of 265
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It's over priced but will work fine.
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post #186 of 265
Okay thank you!
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post #187 of 265
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheLAWNOOB View Post

For heatsinks any paint is fine. Most paint are non-conductive anyways. The conductive ones cost more because it has metal flakes in it.
Would the same apply for RAM heatsinks? I really do need to get rid of the red on my g.skill
 
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post #188 of 265
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Levelog View Post

Would the same apply for RAM heatsinks? I really do need to get rid of the red on my g.skill
Yep.
If you can, take off the heatsink before painting it.
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post #189 of 265
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Originally Posted by TheLAWNOOB View Post

Yep.
If you can, take off the heatsink before painting it.

Any tips for that?
 
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post #190 of 265
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Any tips for that?

I haven't been able to take off any RAM heatsink. But if you manage to take it off, only paint the outside.

If you can't take it off, tightly wrap the 240 pin connector with clear tape. Spray one side, let it fully dry, then move to the next side.
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