Thermal pad

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    Question Changing thermal pads and repasting GPU | Gigabyte RTX 2080 TI Gaming OC

    Hey everyone! I'm trying to improve my GPU temps (RTX 2080 TI Gaming OC) because after two years of using the card they pretty much suck (see one of my older post). After some testing and reading about it online it seems that the thermal paste and pads used by Gigabyte aren't that great and...
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    Question Themeral tape/thermal pad

    I have a laptop I want to put thermal pads on the gpu with a heatsink not sure if it will stick to the heatsink so I'm thinking of getting thermal tape. so it can stick im just wondering will it effect any of the themral output of the thermal pad?
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    Question M.2 NVME Heatsink Thermal Pad Only Over Controller?

    So I recently purchased an EKWB heatsink for my 970 Evo Plus 500GB and read basically everywhere that the NAND on the drives prefer to be hotter while the controller wants it to be cooler. My question is, would it be ideal for me to just cut enough for the thermal pad to cover just the...
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    [SOLVED] Change thermal pad thickness

    My card is sapphire pulse rx 580 8gb. And I need to replace thermal pads I contacted sapphire for thermal pad thickness and it's 1mm and 0.75mm. But, I can't find any 0.75mm thermal pad. Is it possible, to change thermal pad thickness from 1mm to 0.75mm. Or, it will destroy the thermal...
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    [SOLVED] How to clean off thermal paste?

    I heard that using isopropyl alcohol will do the trick but I just want to know if this will harm my cpu socket or not if i attempt to clean off the thermal paste with this material. is there a better solution or material i can use or is this fine to use?
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    Question Adding heatsinks on external SSD

    Hi, I bought an SSD with an enclosure. I have noticed that the SSD gets too hot while using. Now after installing the SSD in the enclosure, there is some clearance between the SSD and the enclosure at the top (approx. 5mm). So I thought that if I could use that clearance by installing some...
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    Question Thermal Pad Oil on SSD?

    So, weird question, but I noticed that the factory thermal pad placed over the NVMe slot (Dell XPS 9560 laptop) is surrounded by an oil-like substance. Since I'm upgrading to a brand new SSD, I want to make sure that this is completely safe for it. The SSD that is currently in the XPS has the...
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    Info (SOLVED) Overheating Oil on VRAM - XFX RX 480 GTR Overheating Issue

    Hey guys, any time I find a bizarre solution, I'm going to start posting here to help others out. Alright so today I got in two used XFX RX 480 8GB GTR's, which are supposed to be fairly high quality as far as the 400 series goes. So I go to put these cards into gaming rigs and both of them...
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    Question Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 1070 thermal pad thickness, etc?

    I opened up my G1 Gaming 1070 Rev 1.0 to replace the thermal paste and unfortunately there was no way to avoid compromising the thinner thermal pads as they are sticky and tore like nothing. How thick are they, and what are the best options to replace it with? The closest thing locally is...
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    Fiber connection but annoying skipping/jittering in some games

    Hello guys, Im getting pretty annoyed about the situation, to me it doesn't make sense at all as you can see my download and upload speed are more than enough for me to play games, and ping is low too, even on europe servers i get 40-60 ms which is not bad but on...
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    New ryzen apu's?

    Hey guys, I was looking forward for Ryzen 5 2400g with vega 11. But I want a little bit better performance on graphics. Will be a new ryzen 7 with an apu?
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    Best PSU for Nvidia cards

    What is the best psu for 1-GTX750 ti 2-GTX970 Im finding one for my little bro's rig (750ti) and for my rig (970) and from what I've heard Cooler Master are junk