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Hey guys,
Ive got $50 more or less to spend on a heatsink so i can OC the hell out of my sig CPU. Suggestions?
post #2 of 17
cooler master 212 keeps me frosty after i lapped it and my proc.
post #3 of 17
tuniq tower is decent true if you can find one cheap enugh.
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cooler master 212 keeps me frosty after i lapped it and my proc.
Newegg has two of them, not seeing hte difference.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...689&name=TUNIQ
Also, what is lapping?
post #5 of 17
Tuniq tower
Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme (or non-extreme)
Noctua NH-U12P
XIGMATEK HDT-S1283
OCz Vendetta 2

One of those will be your best bet, sir! Xigmatek being the cheapest.

Lapping is basically usind sandpaper to sand down your CPU IHS or the base on your heatsink. You sand it down until it is completely flat, allowing better contact between it and the CPU. The only difference in those Tuniq Towers is one comes with a BLUE LED fan.
Edited by Kopi - 6/30/08 at 11:47am
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post #6 of 17

This is one of the best coolers out there:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835202007

and you can actually get it cheaperhere:

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Cool, still, what is lapping?
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http://forums.pureoverclock.com/showthread.php?t=874

this should explain somethings and it has pics
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Originally Posted by P£P§! View Post
http://forums.pureoverclock.com/showthread.php?t=874

this should explain somethings and it has pics
Oh cool, so basically you're just sanding off that silver-colored material thats on top of the copper?
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Oh cool, so basically you're just sanding off that silver-colored material thats on top of the copper?
The purpose of lapping is to make the surface even, therefore allowing better contact between both the processor and the heat sink which will allow better heat dissipation and in turn will allow the processor to run cooler.
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