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August 19, 2012 6:49:04 PM

My USB tick gets really hot during long fie transfers, I found putting pennies on it kept temperatures lower (it was no longer painful to touch) How can I stick them on, I know you can buy adhesive TIM but I've got some non-adhesive stuff and I'm not spending out for a cheap 'stick.
I was thinking tape but it doesn't stick to the metal so well.
So any ideas on a different cooling method or sticking thing?

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a b K Overclocking
August 19, 2012 7:19:38 PM

silicone is what i used to stick my heat spreader back on my memory (i accidentily smashed it off somehow lol)... i would reccomend trying that
August 19, 2012 7:21:48 PM

will do, thanks
fun fact they use silicone to stick the bonnet grille for the air filter intakes on Caterham Sports cars
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August 19, 2012 7:56:54 PM

Small zip-ties would be cleaner.
a b K Overclocking
August 19, 2012 7:58:45 PM

a small touch of silicone wouldn't show at all
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