However, it is recommended to place the Copper Sheet without the Thermal Compound to check the fit. How about the Copper Sheet fit? How about curing the Thermal Compound ideally? Great guide and well written. Dell Latitude, Vostro, and Precision. Their failure appears related to the combination of the interaction between the chip material set and the system design.

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

I m tempted to finally do the copper mod because of the hot summer weather my M is running even hotter. Similar Threads – Dell M nVidia. Anyone with a respectable account on here willing to do this? Increasing the amount of Thermal Compound may decrease its Thermal Conductivity.

How about the Thermal Cooling Assembly variations? You must log in or sign up to reply here. Arctic Silver – Arctic Silver 5 Instructions. Tweak Dec 21, However, they may not be easily available and reasonably priced as Arctic Silver 5.

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

Lao – Temporary Photographs. The position is immaterial as long as it makes a perfect contact between the Chipset and its Thermal Cooling Assembly. Dell will just have to keep changing my motherboard at their expense until delll decide to do something proper about it.


However, it is not recommended.

The Thermal Compound will take several hours around hours for Arctic Silver 5 and several thermal cycles to cure as long as the Ncidia is turned off from time to time and allowed to cool to room temperature.

How about the Thermal Cooling Pad positions? Their failure appears related to the combination of the interaction between the chip material set and the system design. Unfortunately, the original battery is almost dead and lasts only for 15 minutes. With this my first Copper Mod has lasted me for days 1 year, 5 months, 1 week and 6 days.

How about the benefits of this Copper Mod? However, it is not recommended as the Thermal Cooling Pad is nviida than adequate for the Northbridge Chipset.

It should not be loose enough to fall off or tight enough for no expansion. Intel Thermal Analysis Tool 2.

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Dell Service Manual The 3 year notebook warranty and service contract expires today, and my note book is on its last leg with 1 processor and 2 motherboard replacements, Copper Mods and cooler pad, and 3 years of regular use.


Rep sinstoic for this, but don’t forget to give me credit too http: The Screws are tightened ideally when they cannot be turned any further without applying pressure. Great guide and well written. How about using Arctic Ceramique instead of Arctic Silver 5? No, create an account now.

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. Awesome guide but would be even better with some pics for n00bz. Dell is offering a 12 Month Limited Warranty Enhancement specific to this issue. How about reversing this Copper Mod? However, this Copper Mod might help delay the failure by improving the thermal management. A year has passed by since I redid the Copper Mod on the last replaced motherboard.

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