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Old 04-24-10, 04:34 PM   #256
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Default Re: Official "I just got a Geforce GTX 470/480" thread

Originally Posted by Blacklash View Post
Definitely replace your thermal paste. Both my cards looked like someone used half a tube on each. Waaaay too much.
My ASUS 470 had hardly any on. When I took the heatsink off, I was expecting it to be caked in the stuff, but to my surprise there wasn't. A nice even layer of MX-3 definitley did help though.
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