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So in all honesty, just what width am I actually looking for? About half of what my current line?
    
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that's awesome, what are your temps adrienspawn on load?
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So in all honesty, just what width am I actually looking for? About half of what my current line?
IMMESURABLE WIDTH!!!!

If you try to mesure it, youll wind up putting too much.

Make it as thin as you can. I go for even less though, I make it as thin as I can, but I don't apply it everywhere as you saw. Minimum thickness on half of it for me, but that's because I know my TRUE's base is flat.
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that's awesome, what are your temps adrienspawn on load?
Here you go! Sorry it's a bit small, I'm sure you'll manage



Last time I applied it across the whole surface, thinly and evenly, but I winded up having a nearly 10C difference of core temps on load. I'm really happy witht the way my new method worked to get me a 2-3C difference.
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post #35 of 69
put some on and spread with a needle

theres also that thing that uses the end of a pencil to sqeeze out .7mm thick lines (pencil lead thickness) its wicked
    
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post #36 of 69
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All right. I'm going to try it again. I'll be back in a bit with a new pic, hopefully I'll get it right this time.

And I tried the pencil mod, didn't work well for me at all.
    
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That's awesome.

I noticed you're using ATItool with 8800GT SLI; what drivers do you use?

I can't get ATItool to work with vista 32bit, 8800GTS SLI and 174.74
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my idle temps, q6600 GO @ 3GHz
my method, half a grain of rice in the middle
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That's awesome.

I noticed you're using ATItool with 8800GT SLI; what drivers do you use?

I can't get ATItool to work with vista 32bit, 8800GTS SLI and 174.74
Im on 64-bit

Drivers are 169.35
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my idle temps, q6600 GO @ 3GHz
my method, half a grain of rice in the middle
What's your ambient temperature and fan your using?
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