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post #11 of 21
Hot glue will melt on your RAM chips, making a sticky mess. It's not conductive, but it would not be fun to clean up. It is not good at transferring heat, and as such it would be more effective to just leave off the ramsinks until you can get some thermal tape or thermal adhesive.
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post #12 of 21
ok lets go to science class again. hot glue melts when it gets umm hot. now what is the main reason to put ramsinks in the ram. umm cause it gets hot. so i see that being an epic fail moment on your part. so in short terms the glue would melt once the card is being used.
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post #13 of 21
mix some thermal adhesive and some TIM. The TIM will dilute the adhesive so it won't be quite as permanent. I ripped a chunk off a vreg IC removing ram sinks attached with straight up thermal adhesive. I have never tried the mixing, but have heard from many that it works well. Sticks and is thermally conductive, but not permanent.
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post #14 of 21
This is bad idea in every aspect. It's not going to work.
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post #15 of 21
I honestly used some double sided tape, its thin, and hasnt fallen off, 3 months so far.
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post #16 of 21
attention people of this thread they make different types of hot glue that melt at different temperatures.
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post #17 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by majin death View Post
attention people of this thread they make different types of hot glue that melt at different temperatures.
That's not the biggest problem, the glue is gonna insulate the chips and they are gonna bake under extreme temperatures. Your gonna kill the ICs.
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post #18 of 21
why not just superglue it or better yet....use THERMAL ADHESIVE since its made for sticking heatsinks to chips.
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post #19 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ziox View Post
no not to transfer heat but to keep on the ram sinks
so you want to insulate your ram then? lol
post #20 of 21
wow people? lets compare here

get some hot glue & hot glue gun. Touch your hot glue gun? if your ram is that hot you got a problem. Anyway, Gluing it on the sides very light and putting as5 in the middle will work fine.
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