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Originally Posted by Grafixs View Post
All the TRUE's are made of nickel, except the new TRUE Copper edition. Thermalright uses Nickel because of the fact that copper is so damn expensive. If your getting those temps at 1.36v then you need to lap your TRUE/reseat/use less AS5.
The use of nickel has nothing to do with the cost of copper. Why would they take the extra step/cost to apply a coat of nickel? It is to prevent copper corrosion.
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I agree that it must be a bad seat, especially with those ambients. The high difference in core temps is a hint at it. In case you lap, you should see about 15C less, if with a good seating and proper spread and cure of AS5.
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