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what does lapped and folded mean? sorry didnt know where to post this lol
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Lapping and folding are two entirely different things. Lapping is where you use sandpaper and a flat surface to make the IHS on a CPU or the base of a heatsink completely flat.

Folding is related to Folding@home. You can find out more about that here: http://folding.stanford.edu/
 
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Lapped means that a hsf or cpu have been sanded flat. And I think you are referring to folding, but one does not use the term folded. Folding is calculating how proteins fold for Stanford to help cure diseases. I'm sure someone has a better explanation for folding.
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what does lapped and folded mean? sorry didnt know where to post this lol
Folding is what you do for Team 37726, everyone should!
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