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What are the downsides of delidding? Anything towards CPU life span?? It looks scary as hell, but those drops in temps make it very tempting..

Only thing I see is it is a pita to put in the socket if the mb is still in the case and not flat.
    
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What are the downsides of delidding? Anything towards CPU life span?? It looks scary as hell, but those drops in temps make it very tempting..

No downsides except if you aren't careful you could damage your CPU very easily, that's about it really, you just have to make sure all of your marbles are in line and ready.

No damage to life span based on what actually takes place to the CPU. All you are doing is reducing a height issue that limits the TIM from Intel and you are making better contact as well as better TIM for more thermal passage thus lower temps. its really not the scary once you look at all the info and see all the knowledge that we have here.

Don't be scared, we all were at one point, even I was! And I'd rather be scared to be careful than be charging ahead confident and not worried and damage it. When one worries they take things slowly and focus on that one thing!

Just tell us your issues and questions if you have any and we will be right here for ya! thumb.gif
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so if you delid the cpu.. where does the thermal paste go? Or do you not even need a cooler after?

You clean it up like how you would with the IHS and apply your own thermal paste. The most recommended TIM is the Coollaboratory Liquid Pro. Yes you need a cooler after it. It just fixes the temps, not completely gets rid of it.
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Only thing I see is it is a pita to put in the socket if the mb is still in the case and not flat.

I never took my mobo out......... at all. Was really easy actually tongue.gif
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will practice on an old cpu i no longer use.. this is scary but seems veryyy interesting.
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will practice on an old cpu i no longer use.. this is scary but seems veryyy interesting.

We can all help. When it was like 3 of us who delidded, it was hard for people to get into it because there wasn't much help. Now, so many of us are here to help that it'll be easier. Don't think it's easy and definitely don't be careless! Like OCing, patience is key to delidding!
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Also i already had bent pins I repaired before this thing is heavy enough to push it down so they touch..

Why I justbsoldnit and ordered the new version of it which is half it's size and one of the best blocks out there.
    
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What are the downsides of delidding? Anything towards CPU life span?? It looks scary as hell, but those drops in temps make it very tempting..

if anything,
lower temps = longer lifespan biggrin.gif
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will practice on an old cpu i no longer use.. this is scary but seems veryyy interesting.

i bought 10 old pentiums for 10 euro, practice on some of those will give you a good feel
on how to delid thumb.gif
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I opted for the xspc raystorm instead...and a separate mcp35x plus a res/top combo thingie which increases the pumps performance and is easier to bleed/fill/drain.
I'm already saving for my loop biggrin.gif
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Coming from a guy who destroyed one 3770k and successfully delidded another... ITS WORTH THE RISK!

My first 3770k can only work with one piece of ram but it is all ready doing 4.7ghz on a noctua C14@70'C

Second one is stable on 4.9ghz (Only 20mhz less then the magical 5000 mad.gif)@1.45v on EK water@75'C

Made the 3770k go crazy on the benchmark where I was the second 3770k to enter the Top 30 Unigine benchmarks in Overclock.net
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