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Originally Posted by Kratthew D. Kraids;12602834 
Then I gotta ask Scythe "WHY U NO USE PADS?!", hrmm. Even the heatsinks from my Ultra VGA cooler use just regular double sided tape. I guess I can try it out and see what happens thumb.gif

??? Cutting corners I suppose...I never did have faith in anything scythe other than their fans and fan controllers.
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Originally Posted by SaltwaterCooled;12602862 
Wait, were you serious about the 3M tape you linked? confused.gif sorry if I missed sarcasm somewhere... rolleyes.gif

No I wasn't being sarcastic, the stuff is literally the same as the tape on these little heatsinks. Maybe a little thinner, but the same none the less.
    
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No I wasn't being sarcastic, the stuff is literally the same as the tape on these little heatsinks. Maybe a little thinner, but the same none the less.

Well I may be corrected, but you should use some actual thermal tape, not just double-sided sticky tape.
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Dude thanks! 8 feet of thermal tape for a couple bucks and it's in Illinois! Sweet deal +rep for you good sir
    
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Dude thanks! 8 feet of thermal tape for a couple bucks and it's in Illinois! Sweet deal +rep for you good sir

If you used those 3M tape, you will cook your chips. You need thermal tape that is BOTH double sided AND thermally conductive. The tape you linked only does one.
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