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Well I don' think you have read the whole thread

1. I am using AS5
2. I already lapped it.
3. FM121 is arriving tomorrow

Still need an answer for my last questions. which way should the air blow to.
Air should blow toward the heatsink.
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Air should blow toward the heatsink.
Thanks at least someone bothered to read this thread
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Thanks at least someone bothered to read this thread
Lol I don't know if this was answered yet, cuz I just skimmed over the whole thread. The Silverstone will help the BT more then it will help the Tuniq Tower. The tuniq tower is a great air cooler though.
    
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yeah, make it blow over the cooler and motherboard/chipset. helps cooling of the chipset.
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Alright as the title states. Should I lap my 4400+ for about 6 hours or should I take of the IHS. Which one would give me lower temps?

Also if anyone could link me the video tutorial, I would totally appreciate it.
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Alright as the title states. Should I lap my 4400+ for about 6 hours or should I take of the IHS. Which one would give me lower temps?

Also if anyone could link me the video tutorial, I would totally appreciate it.
It wouldn't take six hours to lap. Around an hour I'd think.

I'd also have to guess that it's more beneficial(yet riskier) to take off the IHS, because you're completely removing another layer that the heat would have to pass through to reach your heatsink.
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It wouldn't take six hours to lap. Around an hour I'd think.

I'd also have to guess that it's more beneficial(yet riskier) to take off the IHS, because you're completely removing another layer that the heat would have to pass through to reach your heatsink.
Yeah. I would be doing this on 3200+ to see how easy it is and then go to the 4400+ and do it again. I tried lapping my 4400+ before and well i only took about 2 hours and got no shiney finish or better temps. I lapped my 3200+ correctly and it temps dropped by about 9C. So yeah I don't know which one would be the best. Logic would tell me as you stated that removing the IHS is one less layer of that the heat would have to travel through.
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Never get rid of a BT!
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Never get rid of a BT!
Well I am not getting rid of it. If you want to read the whole thread then yeah . Well I just want to know if lapping is better than removing IHS or wise versa. Also if someone could link me to the IHS removal tutorial I would greatly appreciate it.
post #30 of 58
Removing IHS SHOULD reduce temps but it didnt for me! They are still the same! I'm gonna mod my mounting hardware a little more and use some Arctic Cleaner to get rid of the residue so I can OC a little more.
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