New heat grease, no help

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Mar 3 22:52:56 UTC 2009

>    I have to keep my Ubuntu set for Zero Appearance effects. If I set
> it to normal my system works pretty good until I use Google. It has so
> many color effects it heats up the video chip and my screen displays a
> funny cross-hatch pattern and it kills the keyboard and mouse.

This made me laugh, really, Karl, I'm sorry that I ever doubted that
you are a troll!

>    Today I bought a tube of high temp grease and I took off the heat
> sink and cleaned it all up with alcohol and then put a liberal amount on
> the top of the chip and put the heat sink back on.  Alas it does not
> improve performance one bit :-)

You need to put that grease on the outside of the heatsink for it to
work. Just remove the fan and put the grease where the fan was.

Dotan Cohen


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