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The latest Prime95 automatically tests however many cores you have. In our cases, four .
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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by dr4gon View Post
The latest Prime95 automatically tests however many cores you have. In our cases, four .
Some cpu's fail Prime95 but pass Orthos... Just test both and if they pass either or. ur good to go imo
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post #13 of 29
Good job, Duckkie! I don't like all the "haters" so I'll ignore their posts...but it is true that you also need to take into consideration your ambient temps at the time you read your CPU temperature. It might look like a huge improvement, but since you checked your temps during the hottest part of the day and then lapped it and rechecked temps at night... you will see that you're not getting a "perfect" comparison. Either way, I agree that lapping does help! Can't wait for the pics!
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post #14 of 29
^^ what he said. Ambients have quite a big impact when recording temps.

So for it to be valid, you should have the same ambient temps. Here's a question for all you pro lappers: when do you switch grits? How do you know?

Here's a post of mine from another thread
"I just did my first lap on my Q6600 today spent about an hour and half and my temps went up about 4 degrees.

I used weird grits though, and I guess I didn't do enough. I will have to do it over. I bought 60 grit, 100 grit and 220 grit. (it was alll canadian tire had --- not like 400, 800, `1200 etc)...

How did you know when to change grits?

Did you use a Sharpie Black Marker?

I used this guide: http://www.overclock.net/other-cooli...-heatsink.html

but obviously I bought the wrong grits and and I didn't spend enough time doing it. I will buy the proper grits tomorrow.

At least it is down to the copper now."
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post #15 of 29
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i know how to do it, but how am i going to check temperatures? I remember from running 1 Orthos before lapping I used to get 54-58C so if I run one Orthos can I not just compare those temperatures?
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post #16 of 29
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Okay I did a test this is only testing two of my cores with one Orthos open. I already ran two orthos to test all four cores, but could not record temperatures because I have to have all programs closed for that.

Before lapping my temperatures running one Orthos about 15 minutes in ranged from 54-58C and now they ranged from 44-48C!



I am going to do another test for an hour long to see how the temperatures maintain. So far everything looks better temperature wise and this is the most effective mod I have ever done! Special thanks to those of you who taught me how to do this!

Once again, I will edit my first post of this thread with all pictures of my lapping process!
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post #17 of 29
you should run it on small ftt's for maximum cpu stress and heat output
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post #18 of 29
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Yeah well I am just comparing it to the same stress test that I did before lapping. This is the same exact thing I did before I lapped and I wish I had a screenshot, but did not take any. The difference is roughly 10C. I have an extra 120mm fan.. right now I am doing the Push fan method on my TRUE. If I were to switch to a Push-pull do you think it would be worth it?
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post #19 of 29
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Yeah well I am just comparing it to the same stress test that I did before lapping. This is the same exact thing I did before I lapped and I wish I had a screenshot, but did not take any. The difference is roughly 10C. I have an extra 120mm fan.. right now I am doing the Push fan method on my TRUE. If I were to switch to a Push-pull do you think it would be worth it?
It depends how loud your fans are.

I have one S-Flex on my TRUE apparently rated for 28dba.

I had a panaflo on it before running 114cfm and it was terribly load, almost like an airplane. I added two for a push/pull config and it was unbearable.

So thus, I bought my Scythe S-Flex. You could try to add another on it, but I'm not sure it would justify the noise you'd be hearing, unless they're really silent fans.
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post #20 of 29
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Originally Posted by Duckkie View Post
Okay so I got myself a 200, 320, 600, 1000, 2000
This is one Orthos testing 2 cores with Coretemp running. This is the same test I used before lapping and I used to get 54-58C temps around the 15 minute mark now they are at 44-48C!
Good job! Nice load temps! rep+
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