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Old January 8, 2010, 09:02 PM
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yup usually the stock thermal paste sucks !!

nice temp drop
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Old January 8, 2010, 10:06 PM
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Nice setup, thats quite a temp drop too. Quite surprised. What kind of application was on there in the first place?
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Old January 8, 2010, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by bc_tileguy View Post
yup usually the stock thermal paste sucks !!

nice temp drop
i think its pretty safe to say it wasn't the thermal paste solely responsible for the temp drop, sounds like a mounting issue of the stock HSF. in the process of replacing the TIM, the HSF got properly mounted. unless the stock thermal paste was duct tape of course
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Old January 10, 2010, 02:02 PM
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awsome temp drop
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Old January 18, 2010, 04:02 AM
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that is a great temp drop.
i just replaced my thermal compound on my 5770 but did notice any drop in temp
owell, makes me feel better knowing whats in my card!
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