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Old December 6, 2008, 01:04 PM
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Default Replace stock white pads with Sekisui?

I am thinking of replacing the stock white thermal pads that are on my video card so I was wondering if it'd be worth it to replace these stock pads with Sekisui thermal tape or should I just stick with the stock thermal pads?

The white pads I am speaking of are like the ones that are highlighted in the attached pic:

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Old December 6, 2008, 01:28 PM
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If you look at the compresson on the pads you'll probably find that the heatsink has a slight gap between it and the memory chips. I wouldn't trust the thermal tape to make a good contact in that kind of "fixed" installation.
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