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I'm replacing the stock heat sink on a 1950 pro card. I have both artic silver 5 and ceramique (ceramique not being condutive and all). Which one is best suited for a GPU? Does it get applied the same way as on a CPU (grain of rice sized blob on middle of proc.)

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I like AS5, bit nicer to work with IMO. Both would be fine.

Yes, same application, and only really need half a grain of rice as the size is smaller than a CPU.
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Either one will do, but the AS5 will shave off 1-2*C at the vary least. If you have a naked core (most video cards have it like this) then the best way to apply it is to spread an even thin layer all over the core.

Edit: Check this out. It's for CPUs but the same basic technique applies to GPUs too. http://www.arcticsilver.com/ins_route_step2amdas5.html
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