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post #11 of 24
dust cant come in if the block is on :/
you're talking as if you wait 5 weeks between applying the TIM and attaching the block.
post #12 of 24
Dust isn't the only particulate capable of holding a charge that can come in contact with the paste, which is sticky to begin with.
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post #13 of 24
the only prob i see with using something else other than the tim pad is that there's a space issue between the contact surface and whatever it's going on to. w/o the pad u gotta screw in an extra notch or 2 and by then the base is like squishing the heck out of the pcb. i'd hate the tim pads really i take them off hs on mobo's and use as5 i haven't fried anything yet let me nope not that i can remeber.
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like i said i had these blocks and am 99% sure you need the pads
    
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Originally Posted by ChielScape View Post
MX-2 is non-conductive = safe. >_>
you guys are freakin paranoid.
the only reason i could see for using pads is when the block is milled to have a specific distance between the mem-chips and the block to fit said pads, as you wont be able to fill that with TIM properly.
only in THAT case, pads are the smarter choice.

I guess I should have been more specific with my question. What you touch upon CheilScape is what my main concern is. IS the block milled specifically for pads? My second question would be....Can anyone speak up from experience and say that they've replaced the pads with tim on a dd 8800 wblock?
I'm not concerned with conductivity.....
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The answer to my question obviously lies with the manufacturer.
http://www.dangerden.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=10055
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Quote:
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The answer to my question obviously lies with the manufacturer.
http://www.dangerden.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=10055
yup like i said you have to use them but dont bother listen to me!
    
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post #18 of 24
Hate to go too far offtopic, but would a thermal epoxy such as Arctic Alumina Epoxy become conductive even tho it hardens up? I remember being a little tiny bit messy with it on my ramsinks...
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sorry microman was kinda hard to listen to anyone with all the conflicting opinions so I did what I should have in the first place......search dd.
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post #20 of 24
pure water isnt conductive either. its when it gets all the particles in it is when it becomes conductive.
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