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Originally Posted by MKLAW View Post
what do you mean?
you can fry a vga card by using AS5?
Yes, because by removing the pads, you'll have a 0.5mm or so gap between the AS5 and the heat sink.
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The memory temperature lowered? There is no memory sensor
You probably never used Everest ^^''
    
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I recieved an x1600 Pro AGP that lacked the pads altogether! I checked around and most people with the same card had the pads. I put a nice dab of AS5 on each of the memory "chips", made sure there was descent contact (well, some is better than none!) between the mem and cooler after tightening HSF to GPU. It seemed to work, although I have no real way of being able to tell, other than it seems a little more stable when overclocking, although it did not allow me to reach any higher speeds. Not saying it's a good idea, just saying I have done it. Some cards might have a larger gap between the HSF and memory chips though.
     
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I recieved an x1600 Pro AGP that lacked the pads altogether! I checked around and most people with the same card had the pads. I put a nice dab of AS5 on each of the memory "chips", made sure there was descent contact (well, some is better than none!) between the mem and cooler after tightening HSF to GPU. It seemed to work, although I have no real way of being able to tell, other than it seems a little more stable when overclocking, although it did not allow me to reach any higher speeds. Not saying it's a good idea, just saying I have done it. Some cards might have a larger gap between the HSF and memory chips though.
Well if it was not what i did good then I would not be able to overclock the memory 100 up and keep it stable. Anyway the temps of memory got down at least thats what everest says.
    
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so might I have made a mistake by applying AS5 to the little NB looking processor in addition to the actual processor?

could that be why I am not able to OC higher tha 610-950?

and where is the AS "tape" that you guys are talking about... I can never find thermal "tape"
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