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Nope, I just had to remove the foam from the G10's backplate, I did not have to remove Zotac's backplate.

Would you mind taking a pic of it?

Also, what did you use to mount the small heatsinks to the RAM chips? I used the thermal adhesive included with my Arctic Cooling coolers on mine but the tube is a one-time use at it hardens right away after leaving it opened for quite some time.

Do you have Samsung or Micron chips?
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Here you go. See that the White backplate of the NZXT is laying on Zotac's backplate directly, the foam was just to avoid direct contact on the pcb anyway.

I also used these vga mem chip heatsinks, also I have samsung chips. I just used the adhesive that came with it.
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/akasa-ak-vmc01-bk-vga-ram-heatsinks
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Here you go. See that the White backplate of the NZXT is laying on Zotac's backplate directly, the foam was just to avoid direct contact on the pcb anyway.

I also used these vga mem chip heatsinks, also I have samsung chips. I just used the adhesive that came with it.
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/akasa-ak-vmc01-bk-vga-ram-heatsinks

Thanks! Yes, I figured those foams are just spacers.

I already have the heatsinks but I guess I have to source for the best thermal interface that I can get locally. My only choices are thermal glue/adhesive and thermal tapes. Thermal paste won't work for RAM heatsinks. Did you buy those heatsinks locally?
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Thanks! Yes, I figured those foams are just spacers.

I already have the heatsinks but I guess I have to source for the best thermal interface that I can get locally. My only choices are thermal glue/adhesive and thermal tapes. Thermal paste won't work for RAM heatsinks. Did you buy those heatsinks locally?

Yes, I did.
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