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Hey guys,

I recently tore my loop apart for some reworking and much needed cleaning. When I removed the GPU waterblocks I ruined the thermal pads that were already in place so now I need to get replacements. I know I can buy the EK branded ones from PPCs and FCPU, but I'm trying to save money anyway I can right now.

So I consulted the instruction sheet that came with the waterblocks and found out I need 1mm thick pads. Then I went to good ol' eBay and found a 100m x 100mm x 1mm silicone thermal pad. After some quick math I decided 1 sheet would be enough to replace everything that I ruined. It has a thermal conductivity rating of 3.2 W/mk.

So my question is would this pad work well with my waterblocks or should I try to find something with a higher thermal conductivity rating?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1pc-100mmx100mmx1mm-GPU-CPU-Heatsink-Cooling-Thermal-Conductive-Silicone-Pad-/200787195504?pt=US_Thermal_Compounds_Supplies&hash=item2ebfd97670
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