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need non-conductive rubber washers for my Thermalright HR-03

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The fan on my X1950 pro AGP burnt out and it overheats when i play games causing me to black screen and reboot.

I went ahead and bought a Thermalright HR-03 for it but ..

http://www.thermalright.com/new_a_pa...03_on_1950.htm

they recommend i use a rubber washer - i don't have any on hand, any alternative ideas or a source where i could buy them ?
post #2 of 10
Rubber is non-conductive

Get rubber, plastic, or fiber washers at Home Depot or Lowe's.
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Duckie, are you like the OCN electricity guru? It seems you're the one to have the final word in most topics concerning electicity...

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Duckie, are you like the OCN electricity guru? It seems you're the one to have the final word in most topics concerning electicity...

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No, he is just the OCN all knowing Guru!
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right i understand that =P
i just never have any on hand save for what comes with the hardware. Unfortunately the nearest hardware store is a far drive for me. I live in a really small town in the middle of a heavily wooded area.
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Trolling commentary aside what size are the tiny screws inside a computer ? I need to know because just searching " rubber washers" won't turn helpful results.
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Trolling commentary aside what size are the tiny screws inside a computer ? I need to know because just searching " rubber washers" won't turn helpful results.
I have a baggie of plastic wasters. I think they should fit. Let me know if want some.


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k thanks anyways
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http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=23538

The tiny screws holding down a heatsink are likely 6/32 size or 8/32. (inner diameter of the washer should be <1/8 an inch.)
Edited by RonindeBeatrice - 5/13/08 at 1:06pm
    
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thx !
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