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Windows 7: Question about a 2mm thermalpad and what I can use it for.

01 Dec 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Question about a 2mm thermalpad and what I can use it for.

My cousin got me some sort of AAB Cooling thermal pad, at least I think that's what it is. But its quite thick. Here is the exact model. Model : Thermopad Glue 20x130x2 1.5W/mK. I am including a pic of it. Could this be used to for VRM heatsinks? Or if I cut shapes out of it, for the north bridge? I am asking, because it looks very thick. It has glue on both sides, I did not open it up yet, so the glue is covered with the strips. What can I use this for, if anything? And is there any performance gain?

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03 Dec 2013   #2

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Should be able to pull plastic off both sides and use it for all sorts of cooling needs just not CPU and large chip uses normally. I think you'll be holding on to this for a long time as even upgrading to water cooled GPU waterblocks the parts that need this tape will be provided.
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