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I am still kind of new to some of this stuff. What do you mean by lapping?
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using fine sand paper and rubbing the cpu down to a copper surface, so it gets better contact with the heatsink.

i hope that helps
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Really?? I never heard of anybody doing that.
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post #14 of 16
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Really?? I never heard of anybody doing that.
Yes, Iv'e done it, but Iv'e used the wrong sandpaper which has made tempatures much worse on my CPU than before I lapped it.... I don't care about it now.... I don't care if I went past 60C.... I would of upgraded long gone before this CPU dies
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not trying to jack threads,i am just intrigued! can't you lap it further with a higher grade?
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not trying to jack threads,i am just intrigued! can't you lap it further with a higher grade?
I could, but it looks uneven on the sides on the CPU as inspected where the TIM as spreaded out when the HSF was applied
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