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so is the PCB
So, how does it not melt?
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Dunno. I've baked about 5 or so cards and all of them were revived. Just follow the instructions instead of worrying about what will melt on the card.

Take off the shroud, clean all the thermal paste off the GPU, take off the thermal pads, etc.

Then get a flat cookie sheet and cover it with aluminum foil. Make 4 small tin foil balls, roughly the same size, and place them underneath the PCB to prop it up. Make sure the GPU is facing up when you do this.

Not terribly sure what the temps are for your card but I always baked the card at 400*F for about 10 minutes. Afterwards, let it cool for 30 min and re-apply the shroud and see if it posts.
     
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