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Best adhesive for ram heatsinks?

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Looking at adding some ramsinks to my new 660. Best adhesive to attach them would be?
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I know arctic cooling paste is nice for me. It is non conductive as well so you can slather what is required with no worries about shorting the board. dont know if it is as great as they claim but as said its been on my 560ti for over a year now no problems. only thing is you HAVE to let it sit over night people try to do it earlier and the heat sinks will usually fall off.
    
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There's that expensive thermal tape that I can't remember the name of, but it is very good.

I'm partial to the "excellent TIM" (ie PK1) + 2 tiny dabs of superglue in opposite corners of the heatsinks base. I usually grind the TIM into the base of the HS, leaving a very fine layer, and then use a razor to scrape off a tiny bit on the two corners. Then the smallest possible dab of glue, and apply to the chip.

Better temps than thermal pads by 5-20C.
   
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