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O hai!

Well my question is if the thermal pads are reusable after you dissasemble the GPU.
Im bought an EVGA backplate for my old 670 and it lowered the temps by a few degrees, and looked badass, so now I want to get it for my 780s too but when Im already screwing with the cooler, I think I might as well reapply the thermal paste for it.

If I remove the cooler, will the thermal pads break and need to be replaced by new material or can I just be careful and reapply the cooler after switching paste?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-4770K MSI MPower Max ASUS GTX 780 Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Caviar Blue Samsung 840 Pro It makes noises and installs windows Kraken X60, 2x AF140 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 64-bit Samsung S23A750D Corsair Vengeance Zalman ZM850 plus 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal define R3 Corsair Vengeance M60 Steelseries Corsair Vengeance 
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