Copper Shims on GPU ???? Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Cooling Playstation Graphics Last response: October 12, 2012 4:24 PM in Graphics & Displays Share stevot1995 October 12, 2012 3:32:34 PM MY GPU HAS A RUBBISH COOLER AND FOR A QUICK FIX I WAS WONDERING WOULD A COPPER SHIM WORK?- i only ask cos xbox's and ps3's have them so are they worth it? More about : copper shims gpu alvine a b U Graphics card October 12, 2012 3:35:20 PM the cooler has to fit perfectly so no dont use a copper shim and get an aftermarket gpu cooler stevot1995 October 12, 2012 3:39:28 PM ok thanks, personal experience i take it? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer COLGeek a c 218 U Graphics card October 12, 2012 4:24:47 PM stevot1995 said:ok thanks, personal experience i take it? I can't speak for alvine, but back in the day, copper shims were used with some CPUs and heatsinks to get them to mate better. Essentially, these methods were ineffective. What GPU (video card) are you using (make/model)? With that info, we can recommend a good aftermarket heatsink. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need tech support on gpu/cpu- copper shims/thermal pads/thermal paste. Forum What meaning copper shims ? Forum SolvedCopper Shims? Forum COPPER CPU SHIMS: The Definitive Answer !! Forum Arctic Silver - Copper Shims - and the Life of Brian Forum Copper Shims - Any good Forum AthlonXP copper CPU shims. Needed or not? Forum copper shims for the duron/athlon core. Forum copper shims. Forum Copper Shims Forum 7970 + Copper Shim + Arctic Twin Turbo 2 cooler = 90oC+ temps! Forum General Copper Mod (Shim) Question Forum Missing SG41G Copper Shim Forum CPU copper shim by Thermaltake Forum Copper Shim Question Forum 1 Ghz Duron with copper shim.... Forum Where to buy a good socketA copper shim? Forum Copper SHim Forum copper shim installation and 1.2ghz Forum Socket A Copper Shim's Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !