Thermaltake TMG ND1 on ATI HD3850 AGP mod

( per quanto ne so c' questa è l'unica pagina web che documenta la modifica di un dissipatore Thermaltake TMG ND1 per adattarlo ad una ATI HD3850 AGP )

( as far as i know this is the only web page that documents the modifications made to a Thermaltake TMG ND1 cooler to let it to be installed on a ATI HD3850 AGP )

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TMG ND1 cooler and HD3850 interference points

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Interference point n. 2 - close view

Here you can see also how interference point n. 1 was fixed:
The capacitor was moved to the opposite side of the PCB ( Printed Circuit Board )

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Interference point n. 2 - modification

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Interference point n. 2 - check

Click to Zoom in Interference point n. 3 - close view
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Interference point n. 3 - modification

Phase 1

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Interference point n. 3 - modification

Phase 2

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Interference point n. 3 - modification

Phase 3

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Interference point n. 3 - modification

Phase 4

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Click to Zoom in Interference point n. 4 - close view
Click to Zoom in A 20x2mm aluminium bar, a couple of drill bit,
and three
pure 100% copper BGA heatsink from Thermaltake;
that's all i have used to build a new shorter VRM heatsink.
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Interference point n. 4 - Making of a new VRM heatsink

Phase 1

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Interference point n. 4 - Making of a new VRM heatsink

After having applied a heat transfer compound to the VRMs top,
the new heatsink base has been mounted

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Interference point n. 4 - Making of a new VRM heatsink

Phase 2

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Interference point n. 4 - check

Click to Zoom in Thermal pads in place and silver based thermal compound spread over GPU
Click to Zoom in Thermaltake TMG ND1 cooler mounted - view 1
Click to Zoom in Thermaltake TMG ND1 cooler mounted - view 2

Questions and comments are welcome.
To ask a question or post a comment, please follow this link:
http://controsensi.blogspot.com/2008/05/thermaltake-tgm-nd1-on-ati-hd3850-agp.html
 
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