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I have an accessory cooler on a GPU I just bought. (MSI HD 5750)

The cooler will not fit past my PCI slot, and I know its because its twisted differently. I am thinking bout twisting the cooler (seeing as the mounting screws just make a square and will fit...) measured it.

When it comes off I will have to replace the thermal compound, but is there a special thermal compound for the GPU? or will just regular AS5 do fine?
 
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As5 will be just fine.
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+rep man thanks...
 
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I wouldn't trust AS 5 due to the silver = conductive on a naked die. One wrong move and zappo.
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Mx-3 and icd7 are few of the best and ez to find. replaceing tim on any gpu is better then the stock stuff they put on . on 480 droped temps 10 degs. 285 droped 15 (old card)
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Originally Posted by smash_mouth01 View Post
I wouldn't trust AS 5 due to the silver = conductive on a naked die. One wrong move and zappo.
I used AS5 on my 8600GT, it wont hurt it. Its not a "naked" die per se, as it has silicon between the "die" itself and the top of the chip you can see.
    
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I use AS5 on all my stuff (except stuff that needs to stick on its own) and no problems yet. Just remember you need even less for a GPU than you would for a CPU.
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Thanks guys, I put it on, and it's working fine.
 
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