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post #21 of 23
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Originally Posted by losttsol View Post
I would concentrate on getting your cooler right first, then worry about lapping later. If you don't know how good your thermal paste application and cooler mount is, how will you know how much the lapping helped you?

Also, a bad lap job will make your temperatures worse, so make sure you sand it down to 1500 grit at least if you do it.
Hey thanks... i appreciate any info somone can give me... i have become addicted to these forums lol...

but yah... i like my current cooler so im doing all i can to preserve it...
my paste is artic silver5... its pretty good stuff
and i have finally mounted and seated the heatsink properly....
i finished my lapping perfectly and used up to 2000 grit....
post #22 of 23
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Originally Posted by kingsnake2 View Post
Well, curing doesnt help much, maybe 2C but thats it.
Yah but at 41-42 idle... that curing might get me under to 39... which i would be done settled its over... finished lol.... in my own personal opinion... which i guess is my goal....

hehe thx again
post #23 of 23
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I wish cpu overclock was as easy as gpu overclocking and modding lol....

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