View Full Version : 7800GTX memory thermal paste replacement

07-15-05, 11:29 PM
Who has replaced their 7800GTXs' memory chips thermal interface material ? What did you replace with and how much did it improve mem oc's if any ?

07-16-05, 07:00 AM
i don't think the paste will improve anything, my default radiators are really hot an quickly...you will gain more by replacing the cooling system as a whole

5150 Joker
07-16-05, 07:08 AM
In my experience putting heatsinks on memory has never helped. In fact a lot of the time it just insulates the heat and makes the module run hotter. I simply removed the stock cooling on my 7800 and watercooled the core. The memory modules are just bare and they OC nicely.