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A more affordable, purely handheld version of the Nintendo Switch game console, with integrated Joy-Con controllers and a slightly smaller screen. Released September 20, 2019.

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Thermal compound / paste replacement

So I have a switch lite that i completely dissasembled for a housing replacement and I found out that theres two types of thermal stuff inside (thermal putty? and regular thermal paste). I have MX-2 thermal paste but im not sure if i can replace the pink stuff with it. Is is possible?

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ah yes the wad of pink chewing gum

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@seizure_salad looks kinda tasty, i honestly wanted to try it

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Where is the thermal putty applied?

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between the metal shield and heatsink

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After removing the metal shield clean the old puddy out and reapply between the heat sink and shield and the lower part of the switch.

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Yes that should work fine make sure you clean the old thermal paste off and reapply.

Just make sure its non conducive.

I use artic

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