Shame I already just ordered my tube of AS Ceramique not 5 minutes ago. GPU with Copper Sheet You must log in or sign up to reply here. How about using Aluminium instead of Copper? You know leave it to me to go and do something like that too, I bought the 22 gram tube since I build about 3 computers daily.

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Refer to the List of Thermal Conductivities for more information. Tweak Dec 21, The position is immaterial as long as it makes a perfect contact between the Chipset and its Thermal Cooling Assembly.

However, this Copper Mod might help delay the failure by improving the thermal management. Share This Page Dfll.

Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision. Dell’s technician suspects heat from the wireless card breaking up the circuit and suggests replacing the motherboard for correcting the problem. Great guide and well written.

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Dell XPS M – nVidia GeForce M GS – Copper Mod | NotebookReview

However, they may not be easily available and reasonably priced as Arctic Silver 5. MexicanSnakeJul 2, Dell Service Manual How about curing the Thermal Compound ideally?


Log in or Sign up. How about the System Board circuits getting shorted due to Arctic Silver 5 spillage?

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It is recommended to reverse this Copper Mod before sending your Notebook back to Dell. Monitor Fan Status and Speed.

It should be applied directly only on top of mating surface of the actual core and its Thermal Cooling Assembly and then spread evenly using a Thermal Compound Spreader. How about the benefits of this Copper Mod?

This copper Mod can nvidiaa reversed completely. Ill buy some copper now. You are responsible for all risks and consequences arising out of this mod or the attempt to try this mod.

Your name or email address: The ideal size of the Copper Sheet is 14x14x1. How about the Copper Sheet fit?

Nvidla the curing is complete the Notebook can be left turned on if desired. How about using a better Thermal Compound than Arctic Silver 5?


No, create an account now. How about using the Copper Mod on the Northbridge Chipset? A year has passed nvicia since I redid the Copper Mod on the last replaced motherboard.

Dell XPS M1330 – nVidia GeForce 8400M GS – Copper Mod

However, it is not recommended. Hmm, you might be right.

How about tightening the Screws ideally? It should not be loose enough to fall off or tight enough for no expansion. Its much easier to apply than ceramique and you can easily get a thin layer, in tests it has been proven to be on par or beat AS5.

Dell will just have to keep changing my motherboard at their expense until they decide to do something proper about hvidia.