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Ubers X2 Upgrade [IHS REMOVAL]

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so i got my X2 from CyberDruid today, i havnt had the chance to try it out or anything, and im going to remove the IHS on this sucker. its stepping is a LDBFE. Ive never done IHS Removal before, so as far as im concerned....

im suppost to cut (with a razor blade) about 2mm in the first time around, Corner to middle of the side I am on, and just continue doing this until i get through the entire ihs? (please correct me if im wrong.)

thank you.

-uber.
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post #2 of 4
Just don't go too far man... it'd be a shame to ruin it.

Your approach sounds safe though go for it!
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The adhesive is about 5mm in from the very edge of the PCB or about 3mm from the IHS edge. don't go any deeper!
If you have the foam CPUs are shipped with, press the core into it to protect them. Not to firmly so not to bend or crush the pins!
    
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im gonna try this on my 3200+ for the hell of it unless somone want to take it off my hands lol
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