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well i have today successfully removed my 3200 ihs, replaced the TIM with AS5 and replace the IHS, also Lap the IHS, on a side note the TIM was like clay, all dried up and waaay too much of it....ok so, well through out the whole process i was very careful but oh so scared, it took me around 30 mins but i really took my time and used hardly any force. When the ihs finally popped off i was soo releaved, im telling you, this was the most nerve racking thing ive ever done...ok so now onto the outcome......to be honest with you guys i dont really see any improvement....actualy my cpu temp seems to have risen...but its probably because of the fresh AS5 and it needs to cure....well ill give it a week and see how the temps come out..




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You shoulda left it off. Much better temps. I know from experience that it works great.
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How did you stick it back down?
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You shoulda left it off. Much better temps. I know from experience that it works great.
nahh im too scared to leave it off....im scared ill crack the core....if i dnt see much of an improvement here...i think i will leave it off....also i heard with a naked core one should use arctic ceramique...but can i still get away with AS5???

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How did you stick it back down?
used good'ol Superglue
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nahh im too scared to leave it off....im scared ill crack the core....if i dnt see much of an improvement here...i think i will leave it off....also i heard with a naked core one should use arctic ceramique...but can i still get away with AS5???



used good'ol Superglue

Nope. Not true man. I use AS5.

Also, the core is HARD!!! It's basically glass hard...and can actually leave a dent in your heatsink. As long as you tighten it down flat, you'll never hurt it.

Good luck with it man.
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post #6 of 38
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Nope. Not true man. I use AS5.

Also, the core is HARD!!! It's basically glass hard...and can actually leave a dent in your heatsink. As long as you tighten it down flat, you'll never hurt it.

Good luck with it man.
Are you serious?!??!...dude if this is the case..im going to do it tomorow...im tired of dissassembling and re-asembling my pc for today.....DAM..wait..i used superglue, goddam what am i going to do???...can i still use a blade and slowly cut through it??
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post #7 of 38
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Originally Posted by waqasr
Are you serious?!??!...dude if this is the case..im going to do it tomorow...im tired of dissassembling and re-asembling my pc for today.....DAM..wait..i used superglue, goddam what am i going to do???...can i still use a blade and slow cut through it??

WHY?!?! Oh god, why!?!?!

I don't think that'd be advisable. See if there's something that can loosen the glue? Then if there isn't...it might take a little bit of cutting...but it'll be like 45000 times harder than the rubber....let's hope it didnt' bond well with the metal.

And ya...it's that hard. It left an indent on my xp-120 where one of the corners was when I was clipping it on.
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post #8 of 38
hope u didn't put too much super glue on it. The only thing u can do is to try to use a razor blade again.
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post #9 of 38
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You know...i dont think i did use too much...but before i do go for fully naked cpu...im going to give it a week or two and see how my temps hold up with the new modification...btw this was some cheap old dried up superglue...those can actualy come of pretty easy you know
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post #10 of 38
Yep, I removed mine and dropped 8 - 10 degrees C on load. On load is where you will see the drop the most.
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