My notebook is running great without any spares, service or repair! Wikipedia – Various Links. However, it is not recommended as the Thermal Cooling Pad is more than adequate for the Northbridge Chipset. Kreeeee – eBay Store Link. Dell Outlet Return turbo87 , Dec 17, , in forum: How about using Arctic Ceramique instead of Arctic Silver 5? Monitor Fan Status and Speed.

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Arctic Silver – Arctic Silver 5 Instructions. Unfortunately, the original battery is almost dead and lasts only for 15 minutes.

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

Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinsideDec 26, at 6: Reassemble the Module Cover by tightening the four Screws. Wikipedia – Various Links. It should be applied directly only on top of mating surface of the actual core and its Thermal Cooling Assembly and then spread evenly using a Thermal Compound Spreader. But I personally dont see why I should do Dell’s job for them.

How about using the Copper Mod on the Northbridge Chipset? Disassemble the Module Cover by loosening the four Screws. Jamerton Dec 20, How about curing the Thermal Compound ideally?


Refer to the List of Thermal Conductivities for more information. No, create an account now. MexicanSnakeJul 2, The position is immaterial as long as it makes a perfect contact between the Chipset and its Thermal Cooling Assembly.

The ideal amount of the Thermal Compound is equal to about half the size of an uncooked short grain of White Rice. The Copper Mod may be used on the Northbridge Chipset. How about tightening the Screws ideally? So a group buy would probably drop the price of each total down to just several bucks.

Dell is offering a 12 Month Limited Warranty Enhancement specific to this issue.

The motherboard was replaced by Dell’s technician today and I have redone the Copper Mod. This leads to overheating the GPU and damaging it along with other components. Do you already have an account? Awesome guide but would be even better with some pics for n00bz. Dell will just have to keep changing my motherboard at their expense until they decide to do something proper about it.


There are several places selling this and I was wondering if we could set up a group buy. Intel Thermal Analysis Tool 2. However, in some cases, it is on the Chipset.

Dell Outlet Return turbo87Dec 17,in forum: A ncidia has passed by since I redid the Copper Mod on the last replaced motherboard. Tweak Dec 21, Shame I already just ordered my tube of AS Ceramique not 5 minutes ago.

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

This copper Delll can be reversed completely. I m tempted to finally do the copper mod because of the hot summer weather my M is running even hotter. How about the System Board circuits getting shorted due to Arctic Silver 5 spillage?