Wow. Great advice AlienRod, thanks a lot.
So when I apply the thermal paste I should put it where on my card? Just on the main chip in the center or on the other black chips sticking out of it?
Also, how did you get the copper plate?
I have it on some notecards.
I'm using thermal pads right now on the GPU. Should I take them off and just try thermal paste (is it even reasonable to try it with the thermal pads + paste [most likely a crazy idea])?
I'm having a problem with my m5500. A few months ago my nVidia 7600 burnt out and so I attempted to replace my video card with a 8600m GT. It is working ok but now when I attempt to use 3d programs it will shut down because it is...