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This is obviously 100% okay right as long as I let the CPU dry out for about a day, or 2, or a week? lol


I'd say Im just about done but Im looking for a nice mirror finish for gloating reasons. I think Im going to go back down from 2500 to like 1200 because 2500 isn't doing much at all.
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I lapped mine using water on the sandpaper. I just dipped my fingers in water, and smeared it on the sandpaper. It worked just fine. I lapped it during the time my motherboard was away for RMA, but I dont think you need to worry. Dont use a ton of water and it wont be able to get in the cracks of the chip. Enough to dampen the surface is enough. you're just trying to prevent static charge buildup.
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i used wet sand paper but at no point did i submerge the chip or get any on the pins

just get a piece of foam (maybe came with your proc) or styrofoam to cover the pins and go to town lapping
    
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Yeah, you will be fine.
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