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Yeah, don't really care about idle voltage. I'm almost never idling. However after I posted that last night I basically thought to myself exactly what you just said and scrapped everything and started over. Back to 45x +.025 turbo (probably not the right number since I'm mobile but its close enough), +005 offset, pll auto, llc 3
Gonna get 45 12 hours stable before I move on. Also be delidding tomorrow.

Not with a razor blade i hope!
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Lol
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Originally Posted by Jpmboy View Post

Not with a razor blade i hope!

I use blades for a living, I trust myself much more with sharp objects than blunt ones lol
post #5353 of 9531
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Lol
I use blades for a living, I trust myself much more with sharp objects than blunt ones lol

I don't know what you do specifically, but my guess is that most of the people that fail at it have little to no practice with blades or just don't have the manual strength/dexterity.

Edit to add: I too worked with blades frequently before I retired to homeschool my two boys. It only took me two minutes to pop the top off. You should be just fine, although if I do another one I will probably try the vice/hammer method to speed up the process a bit! thumb.gif
Edited by inedenimadam - 4/4/13 at 9:43am
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I don't know what you do specifically, but my guess is that most of the people that fail at it have little to no practice with blades or just don't have the manual strength/dexterity.

Edit to add: I too worked with blades frequently before I retired to homeschool my two boys. It only took me two minutes to pop the top off. You should be just fine, although if I do another one I will probably try the vice/hammer method to speed up the process a bit! thumb.gif

I'd try the hammer and vice if I had a vice readily available, no point in buying one.

These are the tools of choice:

On a white cutting board all I do is slide te blade into a corner, stand it up vertical with one razor edge on the board and slowly press down. Rinse and repeat. These carpet blades are insanely sharp. Has no issues with the silicone, hell... I cut through the solder on a P4 with one
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I'd try the hammer and vice if I had a vice readily available, no point in buying one.

These are the tools of choice:

On a white cutting board all I do is slide te blade into a corner, stand it up vertical with one razor edge on the board and slowly press down. Rinse and repeat. These carpet blades are insanely sharp. Has no issues with the silicone, hell... I cut through the solder on a P4 with one

Those blades scare me, I don't care for double sided blades unless they stay in the knife. But they are super sharp and super thin! Good luck, sounds like you got this one in the bag.
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Those blades scare me, I don't care for double sided blades unless they stay in the knife. But they are super sharp and super thin! Good luck, sounds like you got this one in the bag.

Quick side story: you talk about double sides blades... Image what happens when you forget it's double sided and press down on it like an exacto knife. Yeah. Happened too many times to count
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So I just watched the video on the razor less guide... Yeah screw the blades. I just bought a vice from lowes... Ill return it when I'm done lol
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My IHS was so extremely close to the PCB that I wasn't able to fit anything between those two except a double sided razor blade. I cut it in half though and covered one side with tape so that I could actually touch it without fear of cutting off my finger. wink.gif
It was still an extremely tedious process to get the IHS off, and took me about 25 minutes. Plenty of chances for things to go wrong.
If I had known about the vice&hammer method earlier I wouldn't have thought twice about it.
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Wow that looks dangerous.....my first delid went smooth as butter


for my second one it was a nightmare and i ended up showing some copper.....no damage to the cpu thou ! the metal heatsink was bent by the pressing machine , it was a horrific 15 minutes getting under it without destroying my CPU







Update on my video card ....it died this morning , last nigh the card started shutting off while on windows (the computer stayed on) then i had to hard shut off the PC....clean install no luck .....kept getting more frequent till it was 1-5 minutes from each other ...RIP to my 3rd 7970!!!!


http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008BGXXB8/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Ok I cant seem to find a value for 4.2ghz that will run prime95 stable for more then 2-3+hours. I had originally thought i found a stable settings but when i leave prime95 running over night i find my computer had resetted. mad.gif

If I raise the turbo voltage by 1 it fails, if i lower it, it will eventually freeze.

I know not all computers are the same but ive seen people with the same cpu/mobo push up to 4.2 stable with stock voltages.

Anyone see anything wrong with my bios settings?






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