Thermal pad

Forum discussion tagged with Thermal pad.
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    Discussion Is it okay to stack the thermal pads? If yes how?

    Hi, I will be replacing various GPUs' and laptops' thermal pads and as you already might know, thickness of these pads vary from laptops to GPUs. I looked on various internet forums but couldn't actually find anything useful. Some say it is okay to stack and some say to put a little thermal...
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    Question 1.5mm or 2.0mm thermal pad?

    Gonna do change for GPU thermal pads. The factory used 1.75mm thickness but there's none on the local market. Should I use the 1.5mm or go with the 2.0mm?
  3. madartzgraphics

    [SOLVED] Thermal Pad Thickness of Gigabyte RX 570 Gaming GV-RX570GAMING-4GD ?

    Does somebody know what's the correct and different thickness I need for GIGABYTE RX 570 GAMING GV-RX570GAMING-4GD https://www.techpowerup.com/gpu-specs/gigabyte-rx-570-gaming.b4442 Planning to clean and repaste it, it's a recently purchased used card. It seems the info is quite hard to find...
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    Question After repasting, GPU is underclocking at 300 MHz with absurdly high Board Power Draw, what happened to my GPU?

    Hi, here's my gaming laptop specs: ASUS ROG SCAR II GL504GW CPU: i7-8750H GPU: RTX 2070 RAM: 16GB DDR4 2666 MHz I have also previously undervolted my CPU to a stable level using Throttlestop and have MSI Afterburner installed but I didn't bother tweaking any of the values there since I purely...
  5. SVF94

    [SOLVED] MSI rx 570 armour 4g oc thermal pads thickness

    Hello I need to change the thermal pads on my msi rx 570 armour 4g oc, I want to know how thick the thermal pads have to be,0,5mm, 1mm, 1,5mm? Thank you
  6. BrownStar

    [SOLVED] My OC is too high after thermal paste and pad replacement - GTX 1060 SSC 6gb

    I have an EVGA GTX 1060 SSC 6gb that I’ve had overclocked to a stable +125 core and +450 mem for months now. Under load in Heaven benchmark it would average about 72 degrees before new paste and pads. I used Artic MX-4 and Thermal Grizzly Minus Pad 8 (1.5mm thick, cant seem to post pictures...
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    [SOLVED] Advice on replacing thermal pads and paste on graphics card ?

    Hi all, looking for a bit of advice. I’m doing some maintenance on my graphics card (Asus rtx 3070 dual). Long story short, I had a mould problem in my bedroom and the PC has been moved to a safer place and unplugged for the past couple of months. Renovation is underway and I’ve given my whole...
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    [SOLVED] Thermal pad thickness for RTX 3080 Ti FTW3 ULTRA ?

    Hello everyone, Straight question: what thickness is needed for the thermal pads on this card? VRAM? VRM? MOS? Backplate? Thanks in advance! :D
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    [SOLVED] What thermal paste and thermal pads to use for laptop gf63 thin

    Hello I am going to open my laptop for cleaning and changing thermal paste and thermal pads. My laptop is MSI GF63 9SC with INTEL CORE i5-9300h and NVIDIA 1650 MAX-Q. I stopped myself on the thermal paste Grizzly Kryonaut Thermal Grease 1 gr. I want to ask is this enough for only one application...
  10. _dawn_chorus_

    [SOLVED] Where can I get this foam tape for RAM?

    I am changing the heatsinks on my G,Skill Ripjaws ram and one side of the stick has no chips on it, just foam tape to fill the gap and I assume separate sensitive parts from the metal heatsink. Where can I buy this and what is it called? Does it have any specific function like heat dissipation...
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    Question GPU Thermal pad´s

    I have changed my GPU thermal paste on 17th of june because it was hitting 90ºc on ful load in a few minutes , now is hitting only between 68 and 70ºc (these are all thermal diode temps ), but When I took it appart I had to change the pads beacuse the memory pad´s were broken and very dry...
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    Question Thermal pad size for DELL inspiron N5110 GPU chip

    Hi, I have missed the intel ICH thermal pad from my friends laptop while opening it But not sure which size fits in it, especially the thickness so it could contact the ICH chip and metal (heat sink) DELL inspiron N5110 Intel ICH pad Any suggestions guys ?
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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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. NM-NM

    [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...
  17. user.anonymous

    [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...
  21. Crossvxm

    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 https://imgur.com/a/4Ol5XFk 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