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Old May 25, 2008, 03:41 PM
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Exclamation reseated my 8800 ultra but have problem

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I just reseated one of my 8800 ultra with AS5 and its original stock cooling but now i see a very noticeable gap between the cooler and the ram chips. the processor is ok but also the chip near the dvi pins also has a considerable gap between itself and the cooler.
what did i do?:help:
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Old May 25, 2008, 04:07 PM
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You need to use thermal pads. not thermal paste. Pads can be purchased almost anywhere
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Old May 25, 2008, 04:15 PM
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...is that the stuff the cooler originally came with? the white stuff like plaster?
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Old May 25, 2008, 04:25 PM
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Quote:
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...is that the stuff the cooler originally came with? the white stuff like plaster?
Yes.
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Old May 25, 2008, 04:35 PM
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damn it! i guess theres is another trip to memory express ...
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Old May 25, 2008, 05:14 PM
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I'm reminded of the saying, "If ain't broke, fix it till it is"
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Old May 25, 2008, 10:02 PM
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please don't say that...I cherish my cards
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