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could some one plz give me a run-down on lapping, from the little ive read it will lower my core temp 5-7*C and i have to sand my heatsink and or processor... but i dunno what part.. is it the part where the thermal grease is acually applied!?
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post #2 of 6
what is lapping? adding another fan on top of another?
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post #3 of 6
What is Lapping?

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Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
It's sanding down the IHS or contact surface on the heatsink so you get a much flatter surface, increasing the heat transfer. I got a 4-5C drop from lapping my Big Typhoon,
post #4 of 6
Here is a link:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-air-c...ml#post1284960

It's a couple of months old, so some of the specs have changed.

In a nutshell: Lapping is a smoothing of surfaces that meet so that their thermal properties of transferance are improved.

Note: Lapping your CPU will VOID your WARRANTY.
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sweet thanks, that helps a lot, through ur link in found this link http://www.directron.com/hsflapping.html
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post #6 of 6
No problem. I'll be referring the guide also once I get my lapping kit.
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