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Should i lap my OCZ Vendetta 2 ?

I heard that wont get any better temps if u lap a heatsink with direct contact heatpipes, is this true ?

Also Where can u buy grit paper either singular or in a selection pack with grit sizes rangng form like 300-2000?

Finally should u still use TIM on a lapped CPU and Heatsink ? if so does it affect temps positively or negatively ?

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Found one !

http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/o...m-lapping-kit/

And you should always use TIM. As for lapping the heatpipes, just a few light laps of 800+ to make it nice and smooth, nothing more.
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Yes, if you lap the heatpipes too much, you may end up sanding right through them. So take care and only use high-grit sandpaper for lapping exposed heatpipe heatsinks. I'd also recommend wetsanding when lapping by putting some water on the sandpaper and rinsing it every once in a while while you're lapping.
 
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