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Hi i want to use some hot glue on my 8800GT to glue some ram sinks on is it ok to use hotglue?
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post #2 of 21
Wouldn't... wouldn't that melt? Isn't that what hot glue does?
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uhh i dont really know how good hot glue will transfer heat. remember heat coming off your ram chips will have to travel through whatever adhesive that lies between it and the heatsink
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post #4 of 21
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no not to transfer heat but to keep on the ram sinks
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post #5 of 21
just use normal paste then use a dot of hot glue on each corner of the sink to hold it in place.
EDIT~ hivemind V
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post #6 of 21
A drop on the very coners of the chips, if applied thin enough for the heatsink to make contact, should hold the sinks on very nicely.
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thanks guys for the help and the quick replys : )

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Wouldnt it be better to use thermal ceramiq (I think thats what its called?).
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Is this a joke? lol?
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Wouldnt it be better to use thermal ceramiq (I think thats what its called?).
I don't think he's talking about permanent solutions.
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