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    Yeah I can imagine that was more tricky to remove...

    Yeah I can imagine that was more tricky to remove if there was glue, Glad it all worked out in the end though, I've knocked off about 20c now since the mod, I could probably do more by using the...
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    Massive improvement, That pad looks different to...

    Massive improvement, That pad looks different to my stock one also, Mines a dark grey with fibres coming out of it at the edges, Explains the temp difference, Either way they are both cheap pads they...
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    No problem glad to help.

    No problem glad to help.
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    No problem your welcome, Well it looks like 2mm...

    No problem your welcome, Well it looks like 2mm to me because I held my Gelid pad next to it before removing it and it did look like 2mm to allow for compression I would probably use that, Not sure...
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    Yeah easy enough to do on the Strix Gaming A...

    Yeah easy enough to do on the Strix Gaming A anyway at least, hope yours goes well.
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    To be honest only a few C difference, Because...

    To be honest only a few C difference, Because it's only a little fan and I want it inaudible less than 1000rpm it goes up to 3200rpm.

    It can shave about 5c off with the fan full whack, With the...
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    I should add there is actually only 2 screws...

    I should add there is actually only 2 screws holding the heatsink to the chipset the rest are because of the plastic shroud, Just be careful with those adhesive rubber washers and make sure they're...
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    Thanks Mokichu for your continuous updates!...

    Thanks Mokichu for your continuous updates! Amazing!
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    Mine originally were pretty tight to be honest so...

    Mine originally were pretty tight to be honest so I just did the same again to be fair, I do have better thermal pads the Gelid ultimate which do have slightly better thermal properties but the pads...
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    it doesn't look bad at all without the plastic,...

    it doesn't look bad at all without the plastic, imo it actually looks better and now there is flat space to attach a little fan also which I ended up doing in the end after the mod and now i'm idling...
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    No problem your welcome.

    No problem your welcome.
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    A few more pics of the process and finished...

    A few more pics of the process and finished heatsink without the plastic shroud, I think it looks better without, Whether that's made any difference to the cooling I've no Idea but you can feel the...
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    Well guy's to update you all I just finished...

    Well guy's to update you all I just finished repadding the chipset on my Gaming A and wow what a difference! I've gone from like 70c idle to the mid 50's, Doesn't even go anywhere near 60c now, When...
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    Thanks for the pics mate! Should help a little,...

    Thanks for the pics mate! Should help a little, Yeah I'll take a look I think, I'm guessing even just changing the pad to a quality one will help more than anything, I can't see Asus having used any...
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    Doesn't surprise me the screws were loose and...

    Doesn't surprise me the screws were loose and that explains the dry pad, I may have a look next week, I'm just waiting for a Cablemod 12VHPWR cable for my 4090 which is due early next week so while...
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    Yeah I never had any issues with both voltages on...

    Yeah I never had any issues with both voltages on minimum with 4 M2 drives installed, 2 x 970 Evo's and 2 x 980 Pro's it's when I added the last 1tb 980 Pro my Chipset temp seemed to increase a bit...
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    Yep this is kinda the boat I'm in, I've heard...

    Yep this is kinda the boat I'm in, I've heard they don't even screw the screws on the back of the board down properly on some boards hence the much higher temps on some models and pad is either not...
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    Hey, Sure I have 0.92v set for the the PCH 1.05...

    Hey, Sure I have 0.92v set for the the PCH 1.05 Voltage and 0.76v set for the PCH 0.82v it did knock a little off but what knocked the most of was both voltages at minimum and my system still seemed...
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    Ok I've decided to do something about it, Mines...

    Ok I've decided to do something about it, Mines goes to 75c now just idling in Windows 11 and that's even undervolting both PCH voltages in the bios, It's well above the 80's with voltages at stock,...
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    I've got the same board and I have even...

    I've got the same board and I have even undervolted both PCH voltages in the bios, I did have them on minimum but decided in the end to have them both at around half the the voltage they were at...
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    Yeah it was so hard to check also, I wouldn't...

    Yeah it was so hard to check also, I wouldn't mind it was brand new and I never dropped anything in the socket but when I was researching the issue and a lot were saying that code was possible bent...
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    I had this issue on my previous Maximus XI Hero...

    I had this issue on my previous Maximus XI Hero on Z490 it turned out to be slightly bent pins in the socket which I ended up fixing myself with a magnifying glass and a lot of patience haha, Glad...
  23. I have noticed the TUF 2103 people are having...

    I have noticed the TUF 2103 people are having issues, I think I'll stay away. I am not going to update over 1601 that seems to be ok for me for now, Such a pita if you flash and it doesn't work for...
  24. Hi Silent Scone, I totally understand the...

    Hi Silent Scone, I totally understand the question but there are many reasons, Security fixes, I know the majority of these are done via the ME updates but also the microcode is updated also for...
  25. I don't think I am going to purchase an Asus...

    I don't think I am going to purchase an Asus board again after this. Look to be perfectly honest I am pissed I now can't keep my system updated because i'm locked out of all future bios updates when...
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