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  • 52% (61)
    GO FOR IT MAN!!! moaaaaar coaarss errrr. moaaaaar herrrtzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
  • 47% (55)
    don't do it! dont kill your cpu!
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post #11 of 172
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Originally Posted by jprovido View Post

i dont know if this means anything but I'm pretty confident with my hands. as long as there is a guide I don't think I'll mess it up. I guess I have to think about it a bit more
this is the reason why I created a thread in the first place. I wanted it to be unbiased as possible. thumb.gif

Confident enough to have a 680 and Z77 mobo run by a broken chip? I don't know your finances, but the risk vs reward if you are truly broke is 0 reward vs 100% risk. If this sounds like a good plan still, please don't go into financial advising, as I feel bad for your clients.
post #12 of 172
Honestly if you need the performance yes, if not I wouldn't personally risk it unless you have a reliable backup or have the money to replace it. I'm all for pushing my hardware but that's a bit to risky for me.
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post #13 of 172
throw some water on it thumb.gif
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i dont know if this means anything but I'm pretty confident with my hands. as long as there is a guide I don't think I'll mess it up. I guess I have to think about it a bit more
this is the reason why I created a thread in the first place. I wanted it to be unbiased as possible. thumb.gif

I don't think it's much to do with your hand skills. I think mine suck and it went ok, other ppl were confident and failed. >< The guide doesn't help much either, more or less to sum up any delidding guide, start slow finish slow and begin at a corner making your way in. don't rush and use a thin knife but make sure it doesn't aim downward at any point to reduce risk of catching the pcb. There's actually an opening as ppl say in the glue and you should prob start in that area but i found it just easier to go in from a corner and get it in a little then move to another corner get it a little then another and another and slowly work around there. When I finished I wasn't even cutting anything I was just pushing the knife in to separate the glue (I guess my effort heated the glue enough).
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post #15 of 172
Don't do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I owned a 3570K and de-lided mine, and it broke. Could not afford to replace it so I downgraded to AMD. Just to put this in perspective, I am a PC repair tech of the past 8 years. In the shop I worked in They made me do all the laptops because I had the steadiest hand. Yet I still messed this up. Not trying to say it takes and expert but thats how uncertain it is.

Also, I am not saying it can't be done, plenty of people do it just fine. But its hard work if you already had a big heatsink on it smashing the gap even tighter. Its not worth it for just a few more MHz.

Enjoy your Ivy and leave it alone.
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post #16 of 172
I did it last night to my chip without a scratch. You do have to push pretty hard to get through the glue which is unsettling. But in the end the feeling is awesome. I had $0 to back this up... Seriously I would have been crushed and my wife would have flipped out had I lost the chip. In the end now that it was successful am I glad I did it? YES!
post #17 of 172
Also, 4.5GHz is fast 1.28v isn't a ton of voltage used and 90C is within IB's limitations and I doubt u'll see it often in real world scenerios. I'd only suggest doing it for the hell of it. For all practical reasons if yo udidn't do it there's nothign wrong with that either.
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post #18 of 172
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tbh I made this thread for people to encourage me and push me to have the balls to do it. I was so close of doing it right now but after this reception I concluded that delidding my cpu isn't the best idea than I thought it was. I' could probably just run it at 4.5ghz and ignore the high temps. I only use my pc for gaming so my temps wouldn't reach that high at normal scenarios but still it's in the back of my mind that there's something I could do to fix this albeit it could potentially kill my cpu.

thanks OCN. keep em coming. that's why I love it here. thumb.gif +reps to everyone
post #19 of 172
Well, don't delid your CPU just yet. It sounds like the problem is with your cooling and not your CPU.

Try cleaning your heatsink and PC from dust, replace the TIM with something new and good, download another program to see if that 90 degree reading is messed up.

Then the next step would be to lap your CPU and THEN to delid it.
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post #20 of 172
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Well, don't delid your CPU just yet. It sounds like the problem is with your cooling and not your CPU.
Try cleaning your heatsink and PC from dust, replace the TIM with something new and good, download another program to see if that 90 degree reading is messed up.
Then the next step would be to lap your CPU and THEN to delid it.

so much this, lap your core thumb.gif
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