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post #61 of 780
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Originally Posted by Kopi View Post
I think I'm going to lap mine too, just because I can. It cant hurt right, so I might as well do it!
It can, and does hurt! my fingertips were bleeding yesterday, sore today!
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post #62 of 780
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That usually means the cooler isn't seated properly and heat isn't being transferred to the heatsink properly. A cold heatsink is worse than a hot one.
Most large CPU heatsinks don't ever get very warm. The more surface area, the less heat there will be throughout the parts of the heatsink.
 
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post #63 of 780
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You don't need that much pressure when lapping.

Wear a small glove.
Put paper towel around the tower and elastic around it to keep it on.

No harm done now
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Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
Most large CPU heatsinks don't ever get very warm. The more surface area, the less heat there will be throughout the parts of the heatsink.
My SI-128 SE is no small customer, and it gets warm. Warm is fine - but if it's actually cold, I think you'll agree that's a bad thing.
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post #65 of 780
well, a week later, temps no higher than 52 with 100% load for an hour or more, guess the little bit of lapping has helped! now to get to 3.2 or so...
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post #66 of 780
It seems I might be getting one sooner than I thought I should be ordering it along with two more 88CFM YLs on the 5th or 6th.
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post #67 of 780
Noctua are pricy but you get seriously high quality items for the price.
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post #68 of 780
Which is exactly why I'm waiting for them to make a GPU cooler
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post #69 of 780
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Oooh a Noctua GPU cooler.

I'll spend the extra 10-15 bucks if I'm going to get a product of amazing quality, as I did with the NH-U12P.
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So how hard is it to have a push-pull setup on it? Does it come with the hardware to do so or will I need to work something out for it?
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