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Hey, I have an E6400 at 3.2 with 1.34 vcore. I just lapped the cpu and heat sink yesterday and I noticed a few degrees drop idle and a lot of drop in max temps. (26 idle 42 load) I only went as far as 400 grit though so it doesn't look smooth at all. If I go and buy 800 and 1200 grit and finish it up so it looks all shiny and not scratched, will there be any noticeable difference in temperatures?

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hi. this is AMD forums

but to answer your question, in order to get a good lap you use 400 to make it flat and the higher grits up to 2000 to make it smooth and shiny and pretty looking.
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