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Old 05-05-2006, 07:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i recently purchased the thermaltake big typhoon and when installing a new power supply i nudged it a bit (its huge, and doesnt hold to the board well), i was worried that the thermal paste may of been slopped around. should i reapply the paste or not worry so much?

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Depends, if you're getting high temps then re-do it, if not you're all set.


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If you havent replaced the thermal paste in a long time, i say go do it anyway, and clean out your system while your at it
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Old 05-05-2006, 10:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i would check how you have installed the typhoon if it doesn't hold well. if you have followed the instructions it mounts quite securely although i can't vouch for all motherboards. what is your motherboard?
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