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Hey guys, first off I'd like to say I used up all my thermal paste trying out
different methods and I found I got the most even spread by applying the
TIM to the cooler rather then the GPU. I put 2 thin lines on the outside
heatpipes and a slightly thicker line on the center pipe.

With that said my results are both good and slightly confusing. Before I
redid the TIM my furmark temps were 85C on the top card and 64C on the
bottom. Now the temps are 77C and 71C.

I switched my cards around because the top card had a VID of 1025mv and the bottom one was 987. Now the 987 is on the top which is the only one I
redid the TIM on.

Could that higher VID really be the reason for a 7C higher temp on the
bottom card? Either way I'm pleased with the results.


PS: Oh and that shroud was a PITA. I snapped one of the plastic clips that hold the shroud on. It's barely noticable, think my warranty is void from that? ><
    
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