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Thought about lapping my stock heatsink and fan

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Im all about seeing what i can do to push my stock system. Since this amazing website has made it so i dont sleep at night looking at other peoples work and mods and posts and and anda nd.. it keeps going. I've recently learned about lapping and i thought about lapping my stock cpu heatsink. But i dont have any thermal liquid stuff mainly cuz im broke atm and dont have a computer store within miles of my place to buy it from.. but I need to know how much cooler would it make it if i did lap it and what thermal solution should i buy for best performance. Thanks in advanced

Edit: my headline was ment to say Thought about lapping my stock heatsink and my CPU
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Definately get arctic silver 5 or arctic ceramique. About the lap, should drop atleast 2-3 degrees of your temps, maybe more depending on the shape of the heatsink.
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2-3C or F? if C then thats pretty good.. im seeing how far i can push this stock machine
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2-3c, but maybe more like I said. Depends how concave the base of it is. I dropped 6c lapping a stock heatsink before.
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6c thats crazy. I guess when i do finally do lap it i will just have to make sure it is all even and straight..not sure exactly how i will go about doing that but ill find a way. my temps arent very high as is so i really cant wait to lap it.. the reason my temps arent very high mainly is because i put my PSU ontop of my computer.. lol
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