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post #21 of 91
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is there an FAQ on doing this? or can someone just tell me detailed instructions? ive gota few heatsinks i would like to lap.
Wish I would have taken pictures throughout to make a faq but its pretty easy. Basically you set the sand paper on you glass, use plenty of water, and scrub your hs over the sand paper slowly progressing through your different grits.
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Doesn't that make your hsf base shorter than original? Shouldn't it affect the setup in term of not enough pressure to press the hsf in place?
It shouldn't be that much shorter. After all, you're lapping/sanding it by hand. It shouldn't be as significant as removing your IHS.
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Doesn't that make your hsf base shorter than original? Shouldn't it affect the setup in term of not enough pressure to press the hsf in place?
I hope it doent affect it too much as I have the VX version with no motherboard backplate. I dont want to recreate a thread like the one int he amd colling i read a while back about some guys BT falling off and snapping his video card off.....
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Doesn't that make your hsf base shorter than original? Shouldn't it affect the setup in term of not enough pressure to press the hsf in place?
With lapping the height that is lost is measured in microns. The difference is easily compensated for by the polished surface(s) and their heightened thermal transfer properties. If it is an issue, than some ingenuity is required. Essentially one would have to grind down the appropriate surfaces (holding the HSF to the Mobo mounts or vice-versa) by no more than a millimeter or thereabouts.
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Dude, thats not nice, thats A W E S O M E. omg lap mine for me haha.
    
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Lap your CPU now? =)
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That be pushing it, I'd be afraid I'd break something and then not be able to return it. Plus that was my first time so I really don't have the confidence to lap my 300 dollar fragile electrical device.
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That be pushing it, I'd be afraid I'd break something and then not be able to return it. Plus that was my first time so I really don't have the confidence to lap my 300 dollar fragile electrical device.
hmmm... That's what I said.

*wonders how long it will be before Intervention post his CPU lapping job*

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Hey Syrillian! Would you mind making an FAQ on how to lap Core2Duo CPUs?

I need some information before I go at it.
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Hey Syrillian! Would you mind making an FAQ on how to lap Core2Duo CPUs?

I need some information before I go at it.
Here is a link to my lapping experience:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-air-c...ml#post1284960

There have been some orientation and fan changes , but the money-part remains the same. Note that I used WAY TOO much AS5 the first time. I cleaned and re-seated and used a tiny amount. Much better.

Another change: 3.52 @1.4V
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