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post #11 of 18
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I'm thinking about doing the same, do you think MSI will know in case of RMA ?
My first card reaches 70*C in games and the second one is at 58*C so the first one might just need a good lap.
I'll try to swap them first to see if it helps. If only I could find the time ^^
They would definitely know lol

My crappy iPod camera can even show the drastic colour change.
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post #12 of 18
That also shows how ridiculously uneven the Outter edges and center were from the inner edges. That's a big difference.
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post #13 of 18
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Yep. Hopefully this'll drop the idle temp under 40c, even if it is just a quick and dirty lap job LOL xD
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post #14 of 18
It's not the shininess that does the job. You can have a mirror shine and still be rounded. If the surface is flat and smooth, that's all that matters.
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post #15 of 18
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i'm gonna stop after all the nickle is gone. The 600 grit should be more than enough for what I want. I doubt going to mirror finish will gain more than 1c.

EDIT: Also, current progress.
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EDIT 2: Finished, forgot to take a pic. Idle temps are now under 40c and hovering around 33c biggrin.gif
You'd think, for one of the higher end coolers on the market, that MSI would machine these a little better.
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post #16 of 18
I wouldn't go much further... even a tiny, tiny hole put into one of those heatpipes will bring the temps up ridiculously...
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post #17 of 18
Outstanding job bro. I told ya it would make a huge difference with how uneven it was!
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post #18 of 18
Got any temp results for us yet?
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