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    M.2 rubber pad for ROG DIMM.2

    Hi,

    I found the following rubber pad in the package of the Rampage VI Omega:

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    Could you please tell me where I have to install this? I found only the following Information in the Manual:

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    I found a pre-installed pad (it seems that it's have the same size) on the DIMM.2:

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    But if an m.2 is installed, it has no contact...

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    Last edited by shark75; 05-05-2020 at 09:24 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shark75 View Post
    Hi,

    I found the following rubber pad in the package of the Rampage VI Omega:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_4289.jpg 
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ID:	84806

    Could you please tell me where I have to install this? I found only the following Information in the Manual:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	5464654.JPG 
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ID:	84809

    I found a pre-installed pad (it seems that it's have the same size) on the DIMM.2:

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_4286.jpg 
Views:	0 
Size:	880.5 KB 
ID:	84807

    But if an m.2 is installed, it has no contact...

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    in my, experience you do not need any pads if you keep the underside M.2 heat spreader.
    For instance:
    1. If you keep a heat spreader on the underside of the M.2 then then pads likely are too tall and therefor put so much pressure M.2 stick, so that it actually bends upwards when you screw it on - not good.
    2. Vice versa, if you take off the underside heat spreader then you may not get contact with the pad so it's useless and therefore it bends the other way when you install the cover with the thermal pads installed.
    3. Last alternative is to shave down the pads exactly or find a "good enough" pad thickness (from what you have in the package) so they fit "good enough" the space between board and M.2 and have just enough contact with the M.2 not to bend it and still support it when you install the cover (with thermal pads) - but what a pain that is...

    My choice was: 1. to keep the underside heat spreader and remove the pads from the board - this actually improve thermals in my case. The m.2 underside heat spreader was ridged enough to keep the stick from bending by the thermal pads when installing the cover.
    Last edited by Int8bldr; 05-06-2020 at 04:40 PM.

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    About the ROG heatsink (Omega and Encore), someone to test the ROG heatsink and those of EKWB ?
    Same result, or one is better than the other ?

    Thanks
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