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What kind of thermal tape do you use on your VGA mem?

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stated in the title, what kind of thermal tape have you guys tried that could recommend me for the little heatsinks that you would use. I've heard some people use "sasuki" which im not too familiar with. Heres also a picture of the heatsinks i made in class but there going to be made for my 9800GTX since theres apparently cooler made for the 9800's yet.





and heres a picture compared from the heatsinks I made, and the Zalman's that came with my VF1000.


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Not sure about what which heattape to use but that's a great idea making your own heatsinks
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http://www.petrastechshop.com/arsiad7grpan.html

I use that. But be aware, the sinks will NEVER come off if you use that.
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Arctic thermal adhesive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835100005
is very effective. Using thermal tape isn't very good (not very conductive). Better price on above post.
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Not sure about what which heattape to use but that's a great idea making your own heatsinks
Chris
thanks, it took me about 4-5 hours from raw stock, milling them down to size, then the slots, and finally cutting and sanding them.
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http://www.petrastechshop.com/arsiad7grpan.html

I use that. But be aware, the sinks will NEVER come off if you use that.
ehhh i saw those but i was more of on the line of actual tape just in case i decide to get rid of the card i would put the original cooler back on. But thanks for the suggestions and keep them coming!
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Take arctic thermal adhesive and mix it 50/50 with AS5, works wonders adn will come off when you need it to.
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