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I had to take my tuniq backpalte off to rma my mobo, thing was so freaking difficult remove because of the adhesive square on the back(that sits between the mobo and the back plate) but once I was able to pry it off, just the metal piece came off, not the square adhesive.

I was able to get the square adhesive off, but its no longer usable, it lays over electrical contacts and there is no way to remove the oil from it so its obviously conductive now.

what should I do? Can I get a replacement square piece from tuniq?
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post #2 of 14
You can use any similar, non-conductive material instead. (Ppl seem to like cardboard- I like rubber and neoprene)
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post #3 of 14
Same thing happened to me. I used some double sided tape and it worked perfectly fine.
post #4 of 14
layer electrical tape over it on the back side. just need to go somewhat thick. and then use some double sided tape for the last layer so it sticks to both your electrical tape shim and the motherboard.
that is all I did, well that and some cardboard as well.
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thatll do.
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post #6 of 14
you know dont have do remove the white sticker on the adhesive
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by whe3ls View Post
you know dont have do remove the white sticker on the adhesive
Ya thats what i should of done but waset thinking next week i will be needing to remove my tuniq tower to put it on a new motherboard i will probly use some cardboard and electric tape.
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post #8 of 14
Screw the Tuniq. You should just cool and overclock the CPU with espirit de corps. That's at least 5ghz and 20c load.

If that fails, find a Gunny and have him use his Gunny-vision to melt the adhesive off.
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post #9 of 14
Can you use some sticky thermal compound
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Screw the Tuniq. You should just cool and overclock the CPU with espirit de corps. That's at least 5ghz and 20c load.

If that fails, find a Gunny and have him use his Gunny-vision to melt the adhesive off.
lol.. gunny-vision

I know you can buy another one from newegg

Is it an H-plate?
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