Rep sinstoic for this, but don’t forget to give me credit too http: Awesome guide but would be even better with some pics for n00bz. Bronze and Brass have poor thermal properties and Gold, Silver and Diamond are not cost effective when compared to Copper. Share This Page Tweet. How about the System Board circuits getting shorted due to Arctic Silver 5 spillage? My notebook is running great without any spares, service or repair! I m tempted to finally do the copper mod because of the hot summer weather my M is running even hotter.

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

The motherboard was replaced by Dell’s technician today and I have redone the Copper Mod. Shame I already just ordered my tube of AS Ceramique not 5 minutes ago. How about using a better Thermal Compound than Arctic Silver 5? You know leave it to me to go and do something like that too, I bought the 22 ncidia tube since I build about 3 computers daily.

Wikipedia – Various Links. Dell is offering a 12 Month Limited Warranty Enhancement specific to this dsll. My notebook is running great without any spares, service or repair! However, in some cases, it is on the Chipset. Yes, my password is: Phillips Screwdriver – 0. I remember reading a review of a whole slew of thermal compounds and ceramique came out number 2, next to some hard to find expensive stuff.


But I personally dont see why I should do Dell’s job for them. No, create an account now. The Copper Mod may be used on the Northbridge Chipset. Dell Outlet Return turbo87Dec 17,in forum: How about using Arctic Ceramique instead of Arctic Silver 5?

This copper Mod can be reversed completely. How about the Copper Sheet fit? The Thermal Compound will take several hours around hours for Arctic Silver 5 and several thermal cycles to cure as long as the Notebook is turned off from time to time and allowed to cool to room temperature. You must log in or sign up to reply here. The Nvkdia are tightened ideally when they cannot be turned any further without applying nvivia.

Limited Warranty Enhancement Details. 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. How about curing the Thermal Compound ideally?


Arctic Silver – Arctic Silver 5 Instructions. Dell’s technician suspects heat from the wireless card breaking up the circuit and suggests replacing the motherboard for correcting the problem.

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Anyone with a respectable account on here willing to do this? Damn man, you put my guide to shame! The ideal size of the Copper Sheet is 14x14x1. The combination of limited thermal management and frequent power cycling is particularly challenging for the GPU. How about reversing this Copper Mod? The ideal amount of the Thermal Compound is equal to about half the size of an uncooked short grain of White Rice.

With this my first Copper Mod has lasted me for days 1 year, 5 months, 1 week and 6 days. Intel Thermal Analysis Tool 2.

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