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Well its 3am here in London and i was bored and though..Hey..why dont i lap my IHS..so i did...its the ihs of my venice 3200. Tomorrow im going to lice of the ihs of my sandy and stick this one on...and im also going to re lap my BT since i dont think the first job was too good..anyhow..do you guys think i should use any as5 between the ihs and hsf?..
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Lookin gooood! Dropped my temps 4C!
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it dosent look flat , looks VERY curved

I would re lap on low grit then finish it again
    
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I was thinking the same actually...but its soooo mirror like..i dont feel like ruining it...im going to use it as a portable mirror wherever i go!
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post #5 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by waqasr View Post
I was thinking the same actually...but its soooo mirror like..i dont feel like ruining it...im going to use it as a portable mirror wherever i go!
best way to insure it is flat is to use a piece of glass.
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by hks85 View Post
best way to insure it is flat is to use a piece of glass.
Personally, I would never use a CPU without thermal interface material between it and the sink. Period.

However... you should use as little as you can. With matching mirror finishes (that's important - they must match or both be perfectly flat) you can use the "wiped haze" application method with good results in most cases.

David
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how are you going to re-apply the IHS to the die?
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post #8 of 8
I think you need a little thermal grease regardless of how well you lap it.
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