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My 4 hour+ lap job

post #1 of 10
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Lol so i just go my new tuniq tower to cool my new build, decided to lap this thing to get a few degrees cooler on my cpu.

Heres couple of pics after 4 hours of boring hard work rofl. I should post taken pics before it was lapped, but oh well. =)

Perfectly flat surface


Mirror Shine FTW xD


Again perfectly flast


And the tools used (cost me about $20 for just sandpaper, but i'm sure i'll use them again ^_^)
1pk of each 400, 600, 800, 1000, 2000 grit sandpaper. A microfiber cloth, a huge thick layer of glass, a sharpie, some graph paper, rubbing alcohol, duct tape, detergent soup, last but no least, the heatsink itself
    
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post #2 of 10
Very nice job
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post #3 of 10
i lapped my big typhoon with the same sand paper.. except i only used 400 and 800 grit. flat enough for me no need for a mirror for me lol
    
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sweet!
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post #5 of 10
nice job....however, next time save yourself about 2.5-3 hours and check out my sig for a quicker (and equally good) and more efficient way of lapping.
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Very nice job.

If you want to, you can also lap your CPU to get even cooler temps and a better connection between the heatsink, thermal grease, and the CPU. Nonetheless, very nice job.
    
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nice job....however, next time save yourself about 2.5-3 hours and check out my sig for a quicker (and equally good) and more efficient way of lapping.
Ahh great, now i gotta give that a try for my next built ^_^ + rep bro

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Originally Posted by M!KE <V> View Post
Very nice job.

If you want to, you can also lap your CPU to get even cooler temps and a better connection between the heatsink, thermal grease, and the CPU. Nonetheless, very nice job.
Only reason i didn't lap my Q6700 is that i just got the proc yesterday, havn't installed it yet, so not sure if it could be doa, if i lapped it and turned out that it was doa, i'm screwed rofl, b/c i definately do not have the $ to buy another one
    
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post #8 of 10
lapping is fun lol. none of my lapps are mirror finish but they are all pretty close and flat. so nice job man
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post #9 of 10
4hrs...that must've been an intense lap job
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post #10 of 10
4hrs is just too insane for me. I couldn't wait that long.
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