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To lap or not to lap that is the question?

Poll Results: Should I lap it?

 
  • 66% (36)
    Yes lap it and void your warranty and the hope for a new CPU
  • 33% (18)
    Keep it like it is, and try to fix temp, and if all fails try to return it.
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post #1 of 99
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Seriously thats the question. I have my e6600. Temps suck. Bad. Already reseated and the temps actually went up. I know before I installed it the IHS was concave. How concave Im not sure, but it is. Now should I just lap it and void my warranty? OR try returning it or something and getting a new one.

Also something to consider. Is that I am having a hard time OCing it. Because one temps are high, and two, I can't seem to get it to 3.6 stable. And I really want to get there.
    
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post #2 of 99
Uhmm Come on you answered your own question...lol
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I know before I installed it the IHS was concave.
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post #3 of 99
Lap that sucka, screw the warranty, you are an overclocker arent you?
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post #4 of 99
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Uhmm Come on you answered your own question...lol
lol well it looked like it was I am not 100% sure though.
    
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post #5 of 99
its just a hsf lap the hell out of it
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post #6 of 99
Well if you have the hsf off then place a razor blade across it..thenyou got your answer..But anyways I got my operton and didn't even bother ..just lapped it like the second or third day..
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post #7 of 99
Check this out Atomic...It has a link that says right or left...Graph paper works good to see how flat it really is.......[H]ard|Forum - Which of these two waterblock bases is better?
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post #8 of 99
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Originally Posted by swayne View Post
its just a hsf lap the hell out of it
Its not the heatsink. Its the Intergrated Heat Spreader. The thing thats on top of the cpu.


My water block or heatsink is already lapped via fstfrddy.
    
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Originally Posted by ira-k View Post
Check this out Atomic...It has a link that says right or left...Graph paper works good to see how flat it really is.......[H]ard|Forum - Which of these two waterblock bases is better?
Crazy good link.
    
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Crazy good link.
Yeah thats a good one...I forgot about using graph paper till I found this in my book marks the other day...Shiney, shiney. don't mean squat...
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