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Well the funny thing is ya it had a nice finnish but it was not flat at all atleast mine was not. I think I will try some mods on it first why not lol. I was thinking of this I can pick one up at frys http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835101009
What you guys think?
get a TRUE or a Tuniq. If u wanna stick with zalman get the 9700.

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I have a zalman 9700, and boy its mirror finish absolutely was NOT flat!


thats like 5 strokes on 320 grit!

And isnt this worth the trouble?



And yes it lowered my temps ~5C
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I have a zalman 9700, and boy its mirror finish absolutely was NOT flat!


thats like 5 strokes on 320 grit!

And isnt this worth the trouble?



And yes it lowered my temps ~5C
Sweet i was gonna LAP my 9700NT but everyone said it woudnt help.Now i have my proof +1 rep for you
    
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Thanks! It was actually a shock (though pleasant) to find the copper core of the heatsink, I just figured the whole thing was aluminum.

Hereis a link to the thread I made when I lapped the 9700, hope it helps! I suggest using a wider range of grits than I did though, it will save you a lot of time.
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