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Any one here Lapped their CPU? Is there any benefit to a lapped CPU with an unlapped Megahalem?

Although the manufacture do not recommend lapping this cooler, anyone lapped it anyways?
I did lap a Core i7 920 and Noctua U12P in the past, to be honest it hardly made a difference. I know it doesn't seem "right", but the convex base on the Megahalem (or TRUE), against the mostly flat heat-spreader on the Core i7 920 actually is a good combination for cooling.
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post #442 of 1212
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Thanks, I would gladly swap them, but I don't think I'll get any takers. As far as the spoilers, many moons ago, I really wanted a shopping cart handle for a my base celica, but being a poor college student, I didn't have the funds. Looking back, that saved me a lot of embarrassments.
I never had a car when I went to college and university, a 30-day bus pass was my "friend".

No takers for Dominators? I think someone would snap them up, a lot of people on the Internet seem to think they need them. You could try and sell them on eBay or uBid. I know your board is different, but here's another picture which may help you out:

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I just ordered CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6gb TR3X6G1600C8D from a fellow OCN member. Going to use San Aces (38mm) for my Megahalems



Doesn't all CORSAIR DOMINATORs have removable heatsinks?
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post #444 of 1212
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No, I have the gigabyte ep45 UD3P. I'm about to pull the trigger and buy the megahalem, but I need to know if the 38mm fan would fit the dominators, if not, then I got to order some 25mm fans. I'm trying to sort all this out and order everything all at once.
Can't you buy the Megahalem, don't install it but just center it on your CPU area then get a ruler and measure 38mm from the inside portion of where the fan would sit? You could orientate the Megahalem in West/East or North/South and that should tell you the best orientation and also which fan is more suitable, a 25mm or 38mm.
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I just ordered CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6gb TR3X6G1600C8D from a fellow OCN member. Going to use San Aces (38mm) for my Megahalems



Doesn't all CORSAIR DOMINATORs have removable heatsinks?
I use San Aces for my front and rear case fans, 9G1212H101's, they work great! You're absolutely correct, the tops of the Dominators are removable, but still not as low-profile as XMS3 modules. But still, the removable part helps trim off some mm's to try and get a fan to fit.

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I use San Aces for my front and rear case fans, 9G1212H101's, they work great! You're absolutely correct, the tops of the Dominators are removable, but still not as low-profile as XMS3 modules. But still, the removable part helps trim off some mm's to try and get a fan to fit.

OMG! Thx for the comparison aln688!

*cross fingers* hoping them Dominators fit.

Question, do you notice any improvements by using a San Ace as the rear fan?
Edited by Raiden911 - 10/1/09 at 3:50pm
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OMG! Thx for the comparison aln688!

*cross fingers* hoping them Dominators fit.

Question, do you notice any improvements by using a San Ace as the rear fan?
Glad to help. I do notice a difference with the San Ace. My San Ace is connected to the Q-Fan 3-pin headers on my board, so they are under thermal control, not running at full speed all the time. When these fans speed up (98 CFM), they quite literally "steal" the air blowing up from my CPU heat-sink's San Ace 25mm 9G1212H401 fan! They are loud at full belt, but yes, they do make a difference. Here you can see the San Ace at the back, and another San Ace on my Megahalems.



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o a 25mm San Ace.

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o a 25mm San Ace.
I'm unsure what you're saying, maybe part of your message was missing.
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I'm unsure what you're saying, maybe part of your message was missing.
I was wondering why you didn't use them 38mm San Ace on it.
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