A television game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, also known as PS4. First announced February 20, 2013 and released November 15, 2013.

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What chip needs thermal pads?

I'm troubleshooting a PS4 that's overheating and shutting itself down.

Now I notice there's no thermal pads on any of the chips on the motherboard and I don't know which one needs a thermal pads replacement.

Can anyone fill me in on what chip needs it?

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Hello,

in the PS4 only where you find thermal pads is around the cpu on the memory chips(GDDR5) and on the cpu is thermal paste(don't buy cheap thermal paste)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeeINh2v...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7_l01yJ...

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RAM chips that surround the CPU, on both sides.

For CPU you need proper thermal paste, instead of any generic rubber pads.

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