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post #1 of 10
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And let me start by saying this thing is a complete mammoth.

Lets just put this thing into size comparision:








when i opened the box up, i wasnt to impressed with the lap job on it, the base isnt as flat as i thought it would be, if you run your fingernail on the base you will notice it is not extremly flat, but for normal usage it will surffice....for me...it wont ...so a lap job is soon to follow

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...r/Image041.jpg

also the intruction guide is not too clear so if you guys can help me out here or there are any websites on with a decent installation guide that would help.
Check back in an hour or 2 when i post up the lap job pictures and then after that temperatures will follow..
btw right now im running 2.4ghz at 1.55v....idle around 35-38....load 43-45(stock cooler and a 80mm fan with a tunnel ontop of stock hsf).....ill post results after a couple hours
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post #2 of 10
If your DFI backplate has threaded risers that come through the mobo to secure a HS....

apply thermal paste, but the BT on the CPU, place one of the silver "I" brackets over the BT use supplied screws to torque to down. Done.
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Wow, you have small hands....carnie?
     
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lol... ya i have lots of pics too in my thread..see in my sig, nice man your gonna love the beast! just make sute its really tight, dont worry about screwing the nuts on the bolts pretty tight... it needs to be.
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Wow, you have small hands....carnie?
??..dont quite know what you mean by carnie...if you mean one of them carnival people...noooo....yea im only 16..and not very big so..small hands are expected

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lol... ya i have lots of pics too in my thread..see in my sig, nice man your gonna love the beast! just make sute its really tight, dont worry about screwing the nuts on the bolts pretty tight... it needs to be.
yea thanks for that basil...ill bear that in mind when im installing it
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post #6 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by waqasr
??..dont quite know what you mean by carnie...if you mean one of them carnival people...noooo....yea im only 16..and not very big so..small hands are expected

LOL...just messing around with you...those coolers are huge!
     
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post #7 of 10
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LOL...just messing around with you...those coolers are huge!
lol i know...but man let me tell you its not easy to lap this beast...but i found its easier to grab it by the base with your hand under the big gap and then lap it...but it does start hurting your hand

update....after around 30 mins of lapping


and my hands really hurting now..but the end result will so be worth it......btw im not aiming for a super mirror finish...just as flat as i can get it...and i dont have these lapping kits...ive just got hold of some very fine sandpaper and using whatever i have available.....now..back to the lapping
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post #8 of 10
Pardon the noob question. I am buying one of those for my new system build. How does that monster sit stable on the cpu? It seems that it would wobble when the mobo is placed back in its tray in the upright position.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wolar32
Pardon the noob question. I am buying one of those for my new system build. How does that monster sit stable on the cpu? It seems that it would wobble when the mobo is placed back in its tray in the upright position.
it comes with very nice brackets.
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post #10 of 10
wow, never thought of lapping my heatsinks but that's brilliant. anyone ever lapped a cpu? lol

and how you do that? You just use some sand paper and start lapping the hs base with it or is there a technique?

BTW : I have a BT on the way too.
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