Replacing the Graphics Card Heatsink

IMPORTANT: Apply a suitable thermal grease and ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module.

The following thermal grease types are approved for use:

  • Silmore GP50
  • Honeywell PCM45F-SP
  • ShinEtsu 7762

The following thermal pads are approved for use:

• Eapus XR-PE

  1. Remove all traces of thermal grease from the CPU using a lint-free cloth or cotton swab and Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetone, or other approved cleaning agent.
  2. Apply a small amount of thermal grease to the centre of the CPU—there is no need to spread the grease manually, the force used during the installation of the Thermal Module is sufficient.
  3. Place the heatsink onto from the Graphics Card as shown.
Aspire 5530 Graphic Card

4. Replace the two screws (in numerical order from 1 to 2) to secure the Graphics Card Heatsink to the Mainboard.

Acer 5515 Video Card Motherboard

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Graphics Card Heatsink

M2.5*6.5

2

IMPORTANT: Apply a suitable thermal grease and ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module.

The following thermal grease types are approved for use:

  • Silmore GP50
  • Honeywell PCM45F-SP
  • ShinEtsu 7762

The following thermal pads are approved for use:

• Eapus XR-PE

  1. Remove all traces of thermal grease from the CPU using a lint-free cloth or cotton swab and Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetone, or other approved cleaning agent.
  2. Apply a small amount of thermal grease to the centre of the CPU—there is no need to spread the grease manually, the force used during the installation of the Thermal Module is sufficient.
  3. Align the screw holes on the Thermal Module and Replace the single Fan screw and the four Thermal Mainboard then replace the module. Keep the Module screws (in numerical order from screw 1 to module as level as possible to spread the thermal screw 6) to secure the Thermal Module in place. grease evenly.
Acer Aspire 5530 Assembly
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