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okay, i have been thinking of removing my ihs of my celeron d. what are the risks i run in doing this. could i see any drops in temperatures.
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Risk of destroying the cpu. Not recommended for intel CPUs. Most are completely soldered to the die and will destroy it if you try to remove the IHS.
However, if you manage to get it off, you can see mediocre drops in the temperature. When mounting a cooling solution you risk chipping or cracking the die. If you cpu doesn't run hotter than the average PD, I wouldn't recommend bothering with it.
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okay, i have been thinking of removing my ihs of my celeron d. what are the risks i run in doing this. could i see any drops in temperatures.
If you look in the rig on my sig you will see that my pentium prescott is resting in pieces ... or actually with the fishes. I tried to remove the ihs and as it seems it aws glued with solder. the core of the CPU came out with the IHS. I though the ihs with the core in the ocean. Didn;t want it to end up in the dumbsters after all the work it did for me..
    
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ok maybe i wont, 38 on full load atm on air isnt to bad
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That's great. no reason to remove the IHS.
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its never gone above 45, guess cleaning the dust out of my blue orb really helped
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Yeah, i have to periodically re attach and clean out my BT. I will lap it later this summer.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by whe3ls View Post
its never gone above 45, guess cleaning the dust out of my blue orb really helped
Yeah, there is no reason to take the IHS off really...if you want to do anything...just lap it and your heat sink bottom...but you are getting good temps anyway, so unless you just want something to do, don't bother with it.
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right now i just wish i had a pci e video card so i could max this celly out
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Do it, take it off!!
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