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Ram Heatsinks not sitting properly.

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I'm replacing a friends HD5850 cooler with Accelero L2 Pro cooler, howere one of the RAM heatsinks keep falling off, can I replace the glue with something else so it will stick?

Any ideas?
post #2 of 8
Use some TIM, that will hold the heatsinks into place.
    
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post #3 of 8
^this.

or thermal adhesive, but that's pretty much permanent.
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I like to use thermal tape to make RAM heatsinks stick...
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@CULLEN,

Use Sekisui thermal tape.

Remember to thoroughly clean the heatsink and RAM with isopropyl alcohol before applying.
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Thanks a lot all of ya! +Rep

Wish I could get some Sekisui thermal tape. Looks like the best way but I got plenty of paste that I can try out.
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Originally Posted by Arctucas View Post
@CULLEN,

Use Sekisui thermal tape.

Remember to thoroughly clean the heatsink and RAM with isopropyl alcohol before applying.
You can pick this stuff up dirt cheap from a seller on a couple of other forums. I'm not sure that it would be cool to link to the threads here. I found this stuff to be better than 3m thermal tape, it's thiner and sticks better.
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You can pick this stuff up dirt cheap from a seller on a couple of other forums. I'm not sure that it would be cool to link to the threads here. I found this stuff to be better than 3m thermal tape, it's thiner and sticks better.
Yes, the B/S/T/G section on TPU is where I saw it. Although I see several listings on Google Shopping.
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