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How big does the washer need to be (diameter)?

What is too thick?

What is the method of doing this with ease without sliding all over the place when placing thermal compound on the heatsink/processor?

Tell me what you guys did.
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Well if you look at this pic, the bigger washer is too big, and the smaller too small, find something inbetween.




Now what i did was i put a little bit of thermal compound on one side of the washer (had no glue), and put it in the middle of the TRUE (where the little hole is), it did slide a little bit if you turned it but not much.

I recommend getting someone to help you fitting it again, it's much easier if you are 2+.

Hope this helps

-FilluX

EDIT: If you are removing the TRUE just to do the washer mod, you should really lap it, it is very easy, even i managed
Edited by FilluX - 10/21/08 at 6:50am
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My TRUE is already lapped.
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Well if you look at this pic, the bigger washer is too big, and the smaller too small, find something inbetween.




Now what i did was i put a little bit of thermal compound on one side of the washer (had no glue), and put it in the middle of the TRUE (where the little hole is), it did slide a little bit if you turned it but not much.

I recommend getting someone to help you fitting it again, it's much easier if you are 2+.

Hope this helps

-FilluX

EDIT: If you are removing the TRUE just to do the washer mod, you should really lap it, it is very easy, even i managed
first ... sorry for bumping old thread but i didnt want to start another one on the same topic without pics

well i just did the washer mod ... and the big one in the picture was my small option and i had one 3 times thicker ( 3mm assuming the one in the pic is 1mm) and i used that one
my temps dropped 8-10C
while folding with 2 virtual machines my hottest core spiked to 70C and stayed at ~67C most of the time ... now it spikes to 60C and stays at 57C most of the time
Linpack loads at "only" 75C now (compared to ~85C before)
prime loads at 62C compared to ~71C
so it was well worth it
now what i want to know ... is 3mm too much? some said 4mm is as far as you'd like to go

edit: after searching a bit .. i think my washer is just fine ... its something like this maybe just a LITTLE bigger .. by a little i mean half a mm
Edited by Cryptedvick - 4/15/09 at 9:50am
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