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I know that I have WC now but with my little leak problem and growing frustration I may just have to eat the cost and return what I can.

So if this is indeed the case do I need to buy new thermal pads for my GTX 580 or can I use the original ones? Where can I buy these?
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http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l3/g8/c...mm_-Page1.html

Get the Fujipoly ones. Those are awesome, and shipping is cheap if you use USPS. There is also a page for 0.5mm and 1.5mm, but I think 1.0mm is the standard. The Fujipoly pads compress well (feels like play-doh) so you shouldn't worry about the pads reducing GPU mounting pressure.
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I heard from Evga that the VRM uses 1.5mm and the rest is 1mm pads.
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Why not use the original pads? Put some IC diamond on it if you are worried about the contact area.
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