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Okay so a day ago I removed my Vram heatsinks and apparently under the big Vram heatsink I am missing a strip of Thermal Pads that seems to come into contact with the Mosfets of the video card_

So I'm looking to replace this strip of thermal pad with http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835230030&cm_re=thermal_pad-_-35-230-030-_-Product

Now is this the right stuff? or am I looking at the wrong place? has anyone tried this stuff?

I don't need thermal tape(Since the heatsink is screwed on) so I need to buy some thermal pads_
Edited by httuner - 3/21/11 at 6:40pm
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post #2 of 6
Do you know how thick the thermal pad is supposed to be?
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I'm not quite sure, its feels sorta thick though, maybe 2-3mm
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I've always had a good experience with new-think, I'd order some of this.
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post #5 of 6
I would talk to Galaxy tech support and see what the recommend or they may send you some.

From what I know, the StarTech pads are very thin ...

edit..

What thisischuck01 said lol.. That stuff worked great on a 9800GTX+.
Edited by Magikherbs - 3/21/11 at 7:07pm
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Originally Posted by Magikherbs;12819300 
I would talk to Galaxy tech support and see what the recommend or they may send you some.

From what I know, the StarTech pads are very thin ...

Your right, its Galaxy's problem for missing the thermal pad, I should call them to send me some lol, Thanks =]
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