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So I shouldn't worry about the gold fingers of my GPU either?
it is literally between the tabs of the PCI-E pins.
i realise now that I should have put the thermal pads on before the thermal paste, as I spent about 15/20 minutes faffing around moving my hands all over the board, which is what led to me getting paste on my hand, and then the PCI-E fingers. :/

I always put thermal paste on VRM then afterwards put the pads on, I would imagine otherway around gives less performance?
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I always put thermal paste on VRM then afterwards put the pads on, I would imagine otherway around gives less performance?

I meant I put the thermal paste on the GPU die before I put the VRM pads on, and I accidentally smudged it - and got it everywhere! redface.gif
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Perhaps an idea for EK to include 1 pair of plastic gloves in the packaging for the more clumsy among us. thumb.gif
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post #14 of 18
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Originally Posted by EK_tiborrr View Post

It's MX-2 performance level, +/- 0.1°C, but not made by Arctic Cooling.

How does it compare to MX-4 which I usually put on CPU and GPU blocks.
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Perhaps an idea for EK to include 1 pair of plastic gloves in the packaging for the more clumsy among us. thumb.gif

someone correct me if I'm wrong but because it's not electricaly conductive it won't damage youre pc components, just make sure to clean hands well if you get any on hands.
Edited by grandpatzer - 11/20/13 at 8:19pm
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Rougly the same performance, overall a bit better than MX-4.
    
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@EK you guys do need to include a cleanup kit with your waterblocks, you know, some industrial grade solvent, hand cloths, gloves etc etc, this is how my TIM applications usually end up


"okay matt...just a little bit...dont over do it, carefully push the tube down..k here we go...3....2...."

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LOL, perhaps we should include ZIP archived handyman to install the block for you thumb.giftongue.gif
    
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please do tongue.gif it would save me tons of clean up time thumb.gifbiggrin.gif
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