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So someone over on another site said this, "If you go that route (Kraken G10 + X41) you HAVE to get thermal pads and heatsinks otherwise you'll fry your VRM's. I have the same setup so its a MUST if you don't wanna fry your card."

What the hell does this mean?
    
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So someone over on another site said this, "If you go that route (Kraken G10 + X41) you HAVE to get thermal pads and heatsinks otherwise you'll fry your VRM's. I have the same setup so its a MUST if you don't wanna fry your card."

What the hell does this mean?

He doesnt know *** hes talking about thats what he means.
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So someone over on another site said this, "If you go that route (Kraken G10 + X41) you HAVE to get thermal pads and heatsinks otherwise you'll fry your VRM's. I have the same setup so its a MUST if you don't wanna fry your card."

What the hell does this mean?

Means he might have a 980 ti, but, doesn't have this one. This card already has a heatsink on the VRM.

All you do is remove the 4 screws securing the fan/large heatsink to the GPU. Unplug the fans and LED and you're done.


This is what it will look like on the inside... (From a post earlier in this thread)



The black slabs on the left is the Vram heatsinks. To the right are the heatsinks for the Vrm.
Edited by Chargeit - 11/6/15 at 2:28pm
     
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Try to stay in this forum if you want correct answers about the MSI 6g Gaming. Otherwise youll get a bunch of people who dont know what the hell they're talking about.
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He doesnt know *** hes talking about thats what he means.

Haha...alrighty
    
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Thanks guys....

I guess my only confusion left is what the Gelid adapter is for...?

What is the advantage/disadvatange of running off the PCB?
    
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Thanks guys....

I guess my only confusion left is what the Gelid adapter is for...?

The gelid adapter reuses the graphics card header it used to run the stock coolers fans. It convert a 3/4pin into a pcb specific plugin to allow the graphics card to control whatever fan you hook upto it.

Advantage : you free up 1 motherboard header

Disadvantge: it costs money

Other words its completely optional and not required to run the setup.
Edited by ZWingerRyRy - 11/6/15 at 2:32pm
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Thanks guys....

I guess my only confusion left is what the Gelid adapter is for...?

What is the advantage/disadvatange of running off the PCB?

It adapts the 4pin pwm fan to the gpu fan connector. The fan connector on the GPU is 4-pin, but, a different size then normal 4-pin pwm... I was unsure about this myself. Trust me, it's needed. thumb.gif

*Keep on answering questions after they've been answered. biggrin.gif Not meaning to ninja.
     
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Thanks dudes! I am gonna get the Gelid adapter.

This thing is gonna be badass once I am done!
    
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No issues with repeating same info lol. Atleast he knows that we both know *** we're talking about and not giving him bad information.
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