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post #11 of 23
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Originally Posted by PontiacGTX View Post

Try a bean sized(or a bit less) drop

I use a pea size.
post #12 of 23
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I use a pea size.
well,you know what i mean...
post #13 of 23
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I use a pea size.
well,you know what i mean...
So if someone says bean brain it means pea brain? rolleyes.gif
A pea is 2-3 times as much as I use. biggrin.gif
post #14 of 23
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So if someone says bean brain it means pea brain? rolleyes.gif
A pea is 2-3 times as much as I use. biggrin.gif
well a fat rice...
post #15 of 23
Didn't know rice got fat. rolleyes.gif

About the size of 1.5-2 grains of rice.

Too much TIM is as bad as not enough. Fact is there are far more heating problems with too much TIM than too little TIM. thumb.gif
post #16 of 23

Lady bug size

 
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post #17 of 23
Make sure the brackets all have even tension, in other words don't mount the cooler with an angle. I had that happen to me once with the stock cooler; I think the same could happen with backplate coolers.
    
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post #18 of 23
forget about the worry of the size as long its not a great big dollop - as i said before in my opinion the flatten the dollop and scrape off is the best method thumb.gif
post #19 of 23
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Temps have dropped to 55C while the ambient air temp have risen quite a bit due to local heat wave (40F instead of near zero) biggrin.gif

Bean sized can still be too big. What bean? Lima and kidney are pretty big and would use up almost the whole tiny tube. Or I could go with this bean for size reference:

Entada gigas if anyone's wondering.

I've always done rice sized and in this case maybe half a grain of rice was enough while under high tension.
    
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post #20 of 23
thats good , glad its sorting out thumb.gif
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