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Really Scared on Lapping my San Diego

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Tomorrow I'm going to lap my San Diego and I'm really scared. Maybe I shouldn't do it? Advice? Emotional support?
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post #2 of 76
Srry but wth does lapping mean?
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post #3 of 76
Lapping means to sand the top of the CPU to make it flatter.

Just take your time and be carefull and you'll be fine , Good luck
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Meh, it just takes time.

I just lapped my 3.2E and Bt. Took about 2-3 hours.
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post #5 of 76
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Originally Posted by NOS---
Meh, it just takes time.

I just lapped my 3.2E and Bt. Took about 2-3 hours.
2-3 hours. Yikes. I'm goin' to have to take some tranquilizers. What took so long?
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post #6 of 76
Whats the point in lapping?
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post #7 of 76
Better contact=better temps. I'd say do it'd be worth the 2-5 degrees..
Not bad at all...
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post #8 of 76
Quote:
Originally Posted by RickJS
Whats the point in lapping?
It smooths the contact surface to better the heat transfer.

I just lapped my BT. I might lap my CPU like when I order my Core 2... but other than that...
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to make your CPU and HSF look like this:



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post #10 of 76
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RickJS
Whats the point in lapping?
Most inexpensive way to reduce temperatures for your CPU - which means higher overclocking capability means higher performance/value rig for your money.
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