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Heatspread on single sided ram, how to mount?

post #1 of 4
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So i got some free heatspreaders thanks to a member, waiting for'em in the mail. BUT, im puttin them in this old rig, which only has single sided memory...how am i supposed to mount it on single sided memory ?
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I'm guessing you would just stick the thermal tape on one side of the ram because otherwise the 2 spreaders might be too close and hit each other. I don't really think heatspreaders actually work well. I took the heatspreaders off my ram and they are fine.
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When I sold my old ram I had pure copper spreaders placed on it and they were single sided sticks the spreaders came with a spacer to simulate a row of chips, its about a mill and a bit thick so a piece of card should fit
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I got them used, and they are just for aesthetics. So i'll have to try to find some thermal tape eh...local PC store maybe?
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