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It's a little blurry but it looks normal. Looks like you didnt chop anything off!
haha yeah thank god. So should I clean the surrounding stuff off or does it not matter?
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Just clean off the thermal compound on the die itself with at least 90% isoproypl alcohol or even better Arctic cleaner. Make sure you dont get residue on any other part of the chip.
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Just clean off the thermal compound on the die itself with at least 90% isoproypl alcohol or even better Arctic cleaner. Make sure you dont get residue on any other part of the chip.
Could I possible even lap the die itself? haha
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Lol. Sure!!! I'd buy an FX-60 first before you do first just to get maximum performance you kno?
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Lol. Sure!!! I'd buy an FX-60 first before you do first just to get maximum performance you kno?
Understood
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Alright so I have one more question. When I remove my IHS I will have less space between the BT and the Backplate. Would that suggest that I need different kind of screws if I was to remove the IHS?
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anyone?
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Sorry! Just got off the Playstation 2. To get it to fit correctly though, you're gonna have to dremel the screw holes on your mounting bracket so it physically sits lower, getting full contact with the CPU.
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if you remove the s939's plastic bracklet thingie and just use the metal bracket that came with the BT, no mods will be needed.

Personally i wouldn't do it though, as tightening a BT down directly onto your core....thats some scary ****.
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if you remove the s939's plastic bracklet thingie and just use the metal bracket that came with the BT, no mods will be needed.

Personally i wouldn't do it though, as tightening a BT down directly onto your core....thats some scary ****.
my BT is tightened directly on my core and my computer stands up. no harm done....
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