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Did I do something wrong??

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Hi All,

Okay so I lapped my E6750 today, but I don't see any difference. My temps have stayed exactly the same I sanded (gradually) the cpu and the HSF. Both were uneven before sanding and now are nice, smooth, flat, and shinny. But same temps??? any thoughts on what I may have done wrong? Should I try a new HSF? Thanks!
    
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when you lap, you use even less compound then usual. you dont need as much, with the sufaces being flat now!
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Originally Posted by gibsonnova74 View Post
when you lap, you use even less compound then usual. you dont need as much, with the sufaces being flat now!
Ohhh, I didn't know that. Didn't look like a mess but it is hard to see. Do you think that would affect my temps? Thanks!
    
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yeah, it should affect your temps. try to reseat, and use the absolute smallest amount possible. then see what your temps look like.
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yes, less thermal paste..also. youll notice more of a change in load temps then idle temps when lapping. idles are hard to get way down because your ambient temps are a huge factor
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