[M17x R3] [GPU] Best Thermal Compound & Pads

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  1. BlakeE450

    BlakeE450 Notebook Consultant

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    I'm looking to lower the temperatures of my GPU in this notebook. (580M)

    What thermal compounds and pads have you guys been using to keep the heat down? It'd be great if you're able to include some temps! :)



    Thanks!
     
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    aznpos531 Notebook Evangelist

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    Most would make the following recommendations:

    Thermal compound:
    Prolimatech PK-1
    Arctic Cooling MX-4

    Thermal pads:
    FujiPoly Premium System Builder Thermal Pad
     
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    BlakeE450 Notebook Consultant

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    I'll look into those three products.


    Thank you! :)
     
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