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Before I install this card, I was thinking about gently disassembling it & replacing the factoy TIM with some good Shin-Etsu like I used on my CPU.

Will results be measurable, or hardly negligible?
    
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post #2 of 9
Wouldn't bother.
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Yeah, wouldn't be anything noticeable, maybe 1-2 C.
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Probly wont be able to tell a differece
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post #5 of 9
You will void your warranty..but if you really wanted to, go ahead, don't expect any drastic temperature drops though.
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Fair enough then.

I thank you, Gentlemen.
    
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post #7 of 9
Arctic Silver 5 brougt mine down 4-5C on idle.

I always check under the hood..
post #8 of 9
There was no temp difference changing the thermal paste for me. They applied it well at the factory.
post #9 of 9
Mine idle'd at 45C with the stock thermal paste. If you could call it that lol. Now idle is 40-41C and the AS5 has not settled in yet. Thats with my newly added XFX 8800GT Alpha Dog/Physx card. I'm glad and surprised it has not affected my temps.

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