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post #11 of 18
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I think my mind is made up. I'm going to permanently adhere my memory sinks to my card. Then I'm cutting up an old NB heatsink and putting those on the other chips on the card. What fun. Thanks everybody.
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post #12 of 18
I suggest Arctic Alumina Epoxy. It's really really strong, and non conductive. I've used it for motherboard heatsinks, and vram heatsinks.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835100013
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post #13 of 18
The Alumina might be a better bet for a first time user.
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post #14 of 18
I used super glue once. Just a small dot in one of the corners so I could twist it off to remove it.

But I'm using this great thermal tape now and it works...

http://www.bestbyteinc.com/index.htm...umber=COTISK02



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post #15 of 18
I wouldn't suggest u use the Artic Silver Adhesive on ure videocard, unless u want both ure Heatsinks and Video card to be a "permanently married" couple.

Once this stuff settles in, it doesn't want to budge. I used this stuff on a peltier to attach it to my Scythe Ninja. Unfortunately, it's STUCK there. I've tried a lot of things to get it off (heating, freezing, hammering), but still no go. The heatsink was a different shape by the time i got even a cm^2 of that stuff off.
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post #16 of 18
lol, use a tiny tiny bit and you'll probably be able to get it off, like the super glue idea. I found heating up my sinks got them to stay a lot better. Arctic ceramique also helped it stay since it's gluey.
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post #17 of 18
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I used super glue once. Just a small dot in one of the corners so I could twist it off to remove it.

But I'm using this great thermal tape now and it works...

http://www.bestbyteinc.com/index.htm...umber=COTISK02
Cool, I like that by the roll. I went ahead and ordered some, thanks. If this stuff doesn't work, then I'm definitely getting the permanent solution.
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post #18 of 18
would it not be safe to use a normal paste then use a small amount of hot glue on the corners.
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