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I have HD 5850 reference cooler, gonna install

Arctic Cooling Accelero Twin Turbo Pro + with the original backplate

Questions

1.Any installation video for backplate mod, info advice tips and so on..
2.Can I just apply TIM on VRAM when I put back on the stock backplate, or do I have to buy thermal pads for that.


Thank you for your time.
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post #2 of 17
Don't use TIM on the memory chips - it should come with thermal pads for them. If not, you'll need to buy them.
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Where?
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I don't really know of anywhere in the US, sorry. I'm sure there will be someone who will as a large portion of OCN is from the US.
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Any other tips.I wish to use the stock backplate
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post #6 of 17
Wait hold on, thinking about it, you don't need to get any thermal pads at all, because the stock backplate will already have them on there, so you can just carefully remove them when you're installing the new cooler, and then replace them afterwards.
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Can I just remove the pads and put TIM which is not conductive on the vram and the apply the stock backplate and then the coloer. Because the stock backplate colles the VRM better
Edited by Lord Mirko - 1/20/11 at 2:03pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Mirko View Post
Can I just remove the pads and put TIM which is not conductive on the vram and the apply the stock backplate and then the coloer. Because the stock backplate colles the VRM better
That's what I'm telling you to do, just without the TIM. I don't know why, I just know that you're not supposed to put TIM on VRAM chips.
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Gaps too big, tim wont work.

Also...just had some preposterous results with the thermal tape ramsinks that come with the twin turbo, so dont disregard them yet. Doing a write up soon.
    
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Gaps too big, tim wont work.

Also...just had some preposterous results with the thermal tape ramsinks that come with the twin turbo, so dont disregard them yet. Doing a write up soon.
Ok.Thanks looking forward to it.
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