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post #11 of 15
the TIM that they put on mine at stock was terrible. it was like they just poured it on and hoped it would be good enough. although i did go to aftermarket cooling (HR-03 ftw), a simple reapplication of paste might do you some good as well.
post #12 of 15
My standard thing with graphics cards is to automatically bump the fan up to 95-100% first thing. Lol. Thank god for my Z5500s.

Keeps me nice and cool though at high overclocks.
    
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if you want you can lap the heatsink on the video card. im going to do that some day too LOL.
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post #14 of 15
From what I've seen:
DuOrb is not a good idea for GTX's, too much heat.
For the GT it works good.
Look around here for some info:

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...splay.php?f=69
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Wow thanks guys!

+ rep to all of you.

I'll reapply AS5 this week-end and tell you how it went.
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