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Thermal pad thickness for waterblocks?

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How thick should the thermal pads be for the VRM / waterblock?

0.5mm ?

1.0mm ?

1.5mm ?
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Originally Posted by czin125 View Post

How thick should the thermal pads be for the VRM / waterblock?

0.5mm ?

1.0mm ?

1.5mm ?

Take a look in your water block installation guide. Should tell you. At least for EK blocks.
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Depends, and it can require different thickness. E.g. XSPC Razor are mostly 1 mm but inductors are 0.5 mm.
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