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Originally Posted by Jpmboy View Post

you will not gain much with standard TIM on the Die. need to use CLU or CLP between the die and IHS.


Would this be good enough then? Somebody recommended it somewhere but I am not too sure whether it is good for delidding

Are there any better ones for cheaper prices you can recommend?
post #12 of 14
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Sorry for double post, but..

Would an ordinary Stanley Knife be good enough to use? It is really thin, but I am not sure if it as thin as the 0.009" razors.
post #13 of 14
Use a box cutter razor, start at each corner first, tap blade to break seal then rock to cut adhesive. Super easy, takes a few seconds, and tapping is MUCH safer then just brute force pushing on it.

It's nothing knew, we were delidding chips and running them naked ages ago. I cracked the core on a naked Winchester 3500+ attaching a fan to a bracket modded XP-90 laughingsmiley.gif.
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I've recently discovered more about being able to lower Ivy Bridge temperatures by sometimes more than 10C by removing the IHS from the processor and replacing the stock thermal paste on there.

I just ordered some Arctic Silver to use on my Hyper 212 EVO when it arrives, so I thought about whether I should do this.

Obviously its advantages are lower temperatures, but I was wondering about the disadvantages?

From cutting the IHS away from the proccesor, could you potentially permanently damage the processor into such a state it cannot be used again? Because all you are doing is cutting through glue or paste practically, so I didn't know whether there was that much of a risk.

I have a i5-3570k if you were wondering.

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It's up to you whether it's worth it. There is about a 70% success rate but if you do your research and do it properly you shouldn't have any problems.

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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post

If you're worried about cutting pcb traces, you could try this as an alternative:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1376206/how-to-delid-your-ivy-bridge-cpu-with-out-a-razor-blade

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Haha i think that method possibly could work quite well, obviously the damages to the processor seem the downside.

I will probably just try the razor method and try to dig the blade slightly upwards to prevent me marking the die.

I do have an old AMD lying around, might try the vice n hammer with it

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Originally Posted by onelostsoul View Post

I'm not an expert in overclocking so if I speak something wrong here I hope the masters on OCN will correct me. With that said, I don't think just changing your multiplier to overclock will increase or decrease your temps, its the voltage that will produce more heat. I would try the 3.8 and see what your temps are, I would think you could achieve that pretty easily. Currently I am at 4.4 GHZ with a Noctua NH-D14 with the stock IHS paste. I have contemplated deliding just like you, however, I determined it wasn't a risk I wanted to take. In the end I was happy with a mid 4 GHZ overclock...
you are correct voltage will increase heat

please note i dont have one but i am familiar with delidding simple truth is nothing is ever safe 100% of ocing and various things related are at your own risk. that being said yes it helps alot. esp if you do direct on die cooling ( heasink to cpu with no IHS however this can be dangerous ) basic truth with any ocing thing, if you are comfortable, do it, if not dont.
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Guys - the hammer method to pop the top on an Ivy is much easier, safer and more "elegant" than fumbling with a blade and your chip for 15min. I've done it using both methods on three 3770Ks (luckily all 3 are good!)... the vise/hammer is just stupid easy (actually it's brilliant). key is to have/use a machine or milling vise ($20 at homedepot) clamped to sturdy table/bench, clamp the IHS very firmly and three firm taps with regular pine. Done. total time ~ 30sec. technically in shop tralk it's called a "drift".

you will not gain much with standard TIM on the Die. need to use CLU or CLP between the die and IHS.

oh, yeah - ZERO fails with this method... so far.

+1 have heard really good things about mallet method
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Originally Posted by xturqz View Post

Would this be good enough then? Somebody recommended it somewhere but I am not too sure whether it is good for delidding

Are there any better ones for cheaper prices you can recommend?

really you dont want to cheap out on this get the expensive one you wont regret it they talk about it in that thread idr the name
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