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Conclusion: Out of the box, Thermalright's Ultra 120 Extreme is nowhere close to optimized. Lapping the base will gain at least a few degrees C headroom and improve thermal dissipation.
Out of the box performance is always ghey...show me something that lapping WONT improve temps on...then I'll be impressed.
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Well sorry for such a late reply had to work until 9:30, then got home and lapped the sucker, took me 4 hours + breaks in between, it was super convex I spent a good 3.5 hrs on 400 grit just to make it flat. But now I dropped load from 50°C to 43° I am very happy with the performance now.
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Well sorry for such a late reply had to work until 9:30, then got home and lapped the sucker, took me 4 hours + breaks in between, it was super convex I spent a good 3.5 hrs on 400 grit just to make it flat. But now I dropped load from 50°C to 43° I am very happy with the performance now.
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Out of the box performance is always ghey...show me something that lapping WONT improve temps on...then I'll be impressed.
look at the enzotech coolers. they are already lapped almost perfectly. send me one and i'll test before and after.
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Well sorry for such a late reply had to work until 9:30, then got home and lapped the sucker, took me 4 hours + breaks in between, it was super convex I spent a good 3.5 hrs on 400 grit just to make it flat. But now I dropped load from 50°C to 43° I am very happy with the performance now.
Oh man, you make me wanna lap mine. How fine did you get with the paper?
What Vcore and did you take pics of the lap?
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