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  1. This graphic card is really dirty, and this tutorial will show you how you can clean it and change the thermal paste
    • This graphic card is really dirty, and this tutorial will show you how you can clean it and change the thermal paste

    • WARM UP THE CARD BEFORE THE TEARDOWN IF THE CARD IS COLD THE THERMAL PADS MAY BREAK AND YOU WILL HAVE TO REPLACE THEM

    • Simply launch a game for a while or run graphic benchmark to heat up the card.

  2. Standard philips screw Once the screws removed, simply pull the fan up, they're cableless fan. Once the screws removed, simply pull the fan up, they're cableless fan.
    • Standard philips screw

    • Once the screws removed, simply pull the fan up, they're cableless fan.

  3. Standard philips screw, be carefull they are not the same lenght Standard philips screw, be carefull they are not the same lenght
    • Standard philips screw, be carefull they are not the same lenght

  4. Be very gentle, you don't want to break the fan power system. You can use your nails if you're not getting it out with a tool, some twist left/right make the job DO NOT PULL FROM THE CABLE ITSELF
    • Be very gentle, you don't want to break the fan power system. You can use your nails if you're not getting it out with a tool, some twist left/right make the job DO NOT PULL FROM THE CABLE ITSELF

  5. I personnaly clean the radiator using my vacuum cleaner, you can only use a brush if you want. I personnaly clean the radiator using my vacuum cleaner, you can only use a brush if you want. I personnaly clean the radiator using my vacuum cleaner, you can only use a brush if you want.
    • I personnaly clean the radiator using my vacuum cleaner, you can only use a brush if you want.

  6. Standard philips screw. The radiator can feel "glued" to the card, don't hesitate to use a bit of muscle to separate them.
    • Standard philips screw.

    • The radiator can feel "glued" to the card, don't hesitate to use a bit of muscle to separate them.

  7. Put some 70 or 90 degree alcohol, wait a bit for the thermal paste to get wet then clean with a piece of makeup cotton, repeat until you get a proper result like in the third pic. Put some 70 or 90 degree alcohol, wait a bit for the thermal paste to get wet then clean with a piece of makeup cotton, repeat until you get a proper result like in the third pic. Put some 70 or 90 degree alcohol, wait a bit for the thermal paste to get wet then clean with a piece of makeup cotton, repeat until you get a proper result like in the third pic.
    • Put some 70 or 90 degree alcohol, wait a bit for the thermal paste to get wet then clean with a piece of makeup cotton, repeat until you get a proper result like in the third pic.

  8. Clean with a Q-tip filled with alcohol
    • Clean with a Q-tip filled with alcohol

    • Put some alcohol on the gray chip, wait for the paste to get wet and clean with cotton.

    • Don't worry alcohol is non conductible and will not damage your card.

  9. Do not hesitate to apply a bit more than me.
    • Do not hesitate to apply a bit more than me.

  10. Insérer un commentaire.
    • Insérer un commentaire.

Conclusión

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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