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Good job man!


Not to brag...



Got me a few degrees off..
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nice tutorial, do you need to use any water at all when sanding? because back at school when im sanding metal my teacher always told me to running it through water and get it wet whilst sanding lol
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nice tutorial, do you need to use any water at all when sanding? because back at school when im sanding metal my teacher always told me to running it through water and get it wet whilst sanding lol
Threads a little old to bring back, but why not...

I used a LOT of water. I used it mainly as a lubricant, also mad it easy to wick away the sanded copper dust away.
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Quick question. Does Lapping void warranties? Just curious, as I have a HSF coming in the mail Its a Tuniq Tower, although I'm not even sure if I am comfortable filing it down with sand paper O.o
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Quick question. Does Lapping void warranties? Just curious, as I have a HSF coming in the mail Its a Tuniq Tower, although I'm not even sure if I am comfortable filing it down with sand paper O.o
Well, I cant give a perfect answer... But really, how would a HSF die, why would one need a warranty for a heatsink. I GUESS the fan could die, but wouldn't it be much easer to run a heatsink without a fan for a couple of days and order a new one online form the egg than it is to wait 2 weeks on a heatsink RMA.

And, you really cant screw it up, just take it easy.


Now, CPU's on the other hand, that will and does void the warranty if you lap that...
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Well I was just wondering because I keep thinking that I will be a bad sander and make it uneven, and try and fix it...make it uneven again and eventually sand off too much!(or am I just being paranoid?)
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Well I was just wondering because I keep thinking that I will be a bad sander and make it uneven, and try and fix it...make it uneven again and eventually sand off too much!(or am I just being paranoid?)
If you do it the right way, its almost impossible to get an uneven sand. As long as you sand atop a perfectly flat surface, you will be fine
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Quick question. Does Lapping void warranties? Just curious, as I have a HSF coming in the mail Its a Tuniq Tower, although I'm not even sure if I am comfortable filing it down with sand paper O.o
It should not void the warranty on the CPU, if that is what you are asking.

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Well I was just wondering because I keep thinking that I will be a bad sander and make it uneven, and try and fix it...make it uneven again and eventually sand off too much!(or am I just being paranoid?)
As Intervention stated: If you follow a methodical process you will succeed.

There is a link in my sig for Lapping.

Here is a thread that shows the various methods that members have employed.

I hope that this helps.
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Thanks for the link
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Thanks, I appreciate the responses. I never imagined it would give me a result that close to an actual mirror. Now to wonder if my work will be paid off in my temps, and hope it doesnt fall of and snap my video card off.
Just make sure you apply the AS5 correctly and you should get amazing temps.
    
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