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Yay for ~1.5 year Necro!
I dont get it. Second time Im a reanimator. U ppl on overclock net never use search and just make a new thread? Tell if so, wont bother next time.
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it depends on your proc, i believe. I use a line method horizontally between the cores
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I see no one reads last posts so heres my question again:

I got a few sinks for VRM from a VGA cooler and they came with a self adhesive TIM. Ive used them way back on my 6600GT and now I'd like to reuse them on my MSI 560. How can I stick them to the VRM modules, is there for sale adhesive thermal paste or any other damage free method?
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i do a line of TIM then use a old credit card and spread a think even and consistant layer over 100% of the IHS then mount HSF
    
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I see no one reads last posts so heres my question again:

I got a few sinks for VRM from a VGA cooler and they came with a self adhesive TIM. Ive used them way back on my 6600GT and now I'd like to reuse them on my MSI 560. How can I stick them to the VRM modules, is there for sale adhesive thermal paste or any other damage free method?
Yes there is adhesive thermal paste but it is permanent.

http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_s...l_adhesive.htm

And

http://www.google.com/products/catal...wAg#ps-sellers

I own some of the 2nd one but haven't used it yet. It is slightly less thermally conductive than the silver based adhesive but it is not electrically conductive. This means it is less likely you will kill your card if you accidentally get some some on the card.

There is also adhesive thermal tape like what is normally on the bottom of universal heatsinks for RAM and VRM etc.

http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3...beG7W0C8BLTFgl
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There is also adhesive thermal tape like what is normally on the bottom of universal heatsinks for RAM and VRM etc.

http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3...beG7W0C8BLTFgl

Thanks a lot! Thats what I was looking for.
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