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When you are going to put any ADHESIVE tapes on your always suppose to rub them with a erasher to get oils and stuff off left behide from you or cleaning agents.
Not if you use acetone.
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Not if you use acetone.
Lol how would that be related to him putting it on memory chips tho.
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Lol how would that be related to him putting it on memory chips tho.
I dunno, acetone cleans everything? I always use that to clean stuff, chips, paint, superglue on your fingers, clean cards to mount mah waterblocks...
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how permanent is permanent? I mean sure it's a strong glue, but surely with some pliers you could twist them off without breaking them/the chips? anyone had any experience removing them?
they (the ramsinks) were pretty expensive so I might want to re use them in the future if I upgrade something, so it'd be nice if they didn't actually *permanently* get stuck on
Permanent to never fall off... but I've removed them before by putting the card (in a zip lock bag) in the freezer - think it was around -15C. When it was nice and frozen, got a small (jewellers) screwdriver and pried it off with not much effort.
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Permanent to never fall off... but I've removed them before by putting the card (in a zip lock bag) in the freezer - think it was around -15C. When it was nice and frozen, got a small (jewellers) screwdriver and pried it off with not much effort.
nice tip thanks
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okay so the sinks have been on a few days now, and I was just gaming and one fell off.. it took ages to scratch off the paste cause it stuck to the sink rather than the chip, I stuck it on again and touched another with my hand.. it fell right off, same again there..

am I doing something wrong? it says 1:1 ratio of both pastes but i'm thinking I need to use more of the glue tube, whichever that one is
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