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Cyrious, you just need to level up on your chip-stripping mojo to the level of txtmstr-mo-joe.
tips so i can practice on my pile of P4 processors?
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Tip# 1: Have a very sharp blade.
Tip# 2: Go SLOW, especially when you're unfamiliar with the chip.
Tip# 3: Find some pictures of what a naked chip that's the same type as you're decapitating so you'll have a good idea where NOT to put that sharp blade of yours.
Tip# 4: Don't cut yourself.
Tip# 5: Again, just go slow and steady.

That's about it, really. I've cut the heads off so many Denmarks it's a fairly familiar and easy process for me now. I won't tell you how quickly I can do it with a really sharp blade (in case you might want to beat my time and possibly damage your chip), but it's a lot faster than the twenty-some minutes I used to take when I did my first.
    
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Tip# 1: Have a very sharp blade.
Tip# 2: Go SLOW, especially when you're unfamiliar with the chip.
Tip# 3: Find some pictures of what a naked chip that's the same type as you're decapitating so you'll have a good idea where NOT to put that sharp blade of yours.
Tip# 4: Don't cut yourself.
Tip# 5: Again, just go slow and steady.

That's about it, really. I've cut the heads off so many Denmarks it's a fairly familiar and easy process for me now. I won't tell you how quickly I can do it with a really sharp blade (in case you might want to beat my time and possibly damage your chip), but it's a lot faster than the twenty-some minutes I used to take when I did my first.
by sharp blade you mean exacto knife right? i snapped the tip off my last one and i think the blade is dull. Oh well.

update: roasting at 1.2v, still clean although i just dropped it there.
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#6: Do it on a full night sleep. Not after being up the past 36 hours.
#7: Eat properly, not merely have a pot of coffee and a bagel.

That is how I killed mine.
     
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by sharp blade you mean exacto knife right? i snapped the tip off my last one and i think the blade is dull. Oh well.
I don't like the XActo-type blades for precisely that reason. I use plain old box-cutters.

Like so:



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#6: Do it on a full night sleep. Not after being up the past 36 hours.
#7: Eat properly, not merely have a pot of coffee and a bagel.

That is how I killed mine.
Good additions, barrister Blitz.

You gotta have steady hands. Coffee or hunger-induced shakes are not desirable.
Edited by txtmstrjoe - 11/11/10 at 5:30pm
    
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I didn't know joe was into body art .
 
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I didn't know joe was into body art .
That wasn't ME, gooby!

I'm MUCH bigger than that guy. Like, defensive lineman-big! ROFL
    
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That wasn't ME, gooby!

I'm MUCH bigger than that guy. Like, defensive lineman-big! ROFL
I would certainly hope so, since you do have to wrestle gorillas at work everyday .
 
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#6: Do it on a full night sleep. Not after being up the past 36 hours.
#7: Eat properly, not merely have a pot of coffee and a bagel.

That is how I killed mine.
#6: i crash at 10pm every night, wake up at about 5:20 so i can catch the bus, doze on the bus and in my spanish II class (about 2 hours right there) so that aint a problem
#7: I get plenty of food, although my school lunches are steadily getting smaller while the prices remain the same. And yet i wonder why they saw fit to spend $700,000 on smartboards and new computers.
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I would certainly hope so, since you do have to wrestle gorillas at work everyday .
WAT.

They depend on me (well, to some degree) to eat. They LOVE me.
    
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