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2011/10/01 16:34:52 (permalink)
was putting my Corsair Vengeance ram back in my pc and my hand slipped and I popped off the heatsink to it lol. It wont hold properly now. What is used to keep those suckers on, looks like double sided 3m tape??

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    Re:RAM Heatsink 2011/10/01 16:54:24 (permalink)
    Most likely it was thermal tape.


     
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    Re:RAM Heatsink 2011/10/01 16:55:53 (permalink)
    And if its not thermal tape thats what i would use to put it back on with
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    Re:RAM Heatsink 2011/10/01 17:50:18 (permalink)
    does that stuff come cheap or is it expensive lol

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    Re:RAM Heatsink 2011/10/02 02:44:22 (permalink)
    IMHO, what you should use Snakegs is Thermal Epoxy like this which is specifically designed for permanently bonding RAM, as well as other heatsinks, and is typically better than a Thermal Tape solution..It's not the first time here I've heard of those dang Corsair heatsinks coming off/falling off..Of course you can always RMA them, but I would fix them permanently with the epoxy and not deal with the RMA hassle/inconvenience..Good luck.
     
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    Re:RAM Heatsink 2011/10/02 09:22:32 (permalink)
    thanks bob I may just go ahead and do so. :)

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