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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 #11 of 99
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lol yea I know what you mean.

Alright I am waiting for about 25 replies to sway my opinion. Common guys get to voting. My rigs future is in your hands!!
    
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You guys are making it hard. Tied 4-4
    
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I think my vote should count as two
    
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Isn't there only like a 90 day warranty on a OEM chip?
    
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post #15 of 99
Quote:
Originally Posted by atomicfission92 View Post
Isn't there only like a 90 day warranty on a OEM chip?
Storm is the one to ask
    
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post #16 of 99
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yea, just checked the micro center site. It says 90 day limited Warranty. Do you think lapping is still covered?

Or snerp I can do what you suggested before. Take out a couple razor blades and a torch....
    
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post #17 of 99
before you think about lapping, get a piece of glass and your CPU & HSF. put one drop of water in the center of the IHS and put the glass on top of it. if the water is distrubuted to each edge, it isnt as concave/convex as you think. do the same with the HSF.

i seen this trick in a lapping guide, i just forgot where. ill look for it for visuals.
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post #18 of 99
Lap.
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post #19 of 99
Try to get your temp's down... If they don't go down try to get another one, if they wont do that lap it...Just enough to get it flat and true....
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post #20 of 99
Go ahead and lap it man, not hard at all. I will send you some paper if you need it. Until I lapped mine I didn't realize just how bad it was from the factory. they are rough.
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