Question Should I change my thermal paste?

Feb 14, 2022
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Ever since about a month ago, my GPU temps have been rising. I bought my Radeon E9173 back in October or November, and I changed the thermal paste probably in December. The card was released back in 2017. Now while I'm running games, my temps have went from 60 avg to over 70 avg. Should I change my thermal paste?
 
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I assume it's not because of the fans, since the GPU fan is pretty small (The GPU is a low bracket) So it shouldn't collect as much dust. I will look at it though. Thanks for the tip.
 

TheSorrow55

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from my experience thermal paste will dry within 1-3 years but u have check speed fans first if over 50% u have to replace it . but 60-70 is fine but if over 75c replace it but check the fan speed the only thing can tell u thermal is dry
 

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