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lapping and cleaning my cpu :]

post #1 of 9
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well i was boared today and had some old sand paper lying about so decided to lap my cpu and hs it started of i couldnt get the as5 off the cpu and heatsink so started to lap and got carried away and done it all i took a couple of pics below

before lapping and cleaning
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cleaned ready for lapping
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my desing it turned out my cpu wasnt flat lol :[ it is know

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and the finished product :] ts ok only took about 45 min

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my temps have sort of dropped but i havent tested it but there at 30c stock just know which is back to normal ill give the as5 some time to settle :]




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post #2 of 9
Looks pretty good for 45 minutes man! You should use a very tiny bit of as5 on it now that it is lapped.
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post #3 of 9
Great job you did there!
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post #4 of 9
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hey thanx guys eventually when i can be botherd ill buy some finer paper and finish it of but its fine for know i cant belive it wasnt flat lol :[ but it is know so im not moaning ill finish lapping it at a later date and order a big typhoon and see what sort of temps i get im getting rather crap temps just know but i just put the as5 on so thats prob why im getting 30/32c ideal shocking when i used to get 29/30c but ambiant temps in my room have rose so im gessing thats why :] plus thanx for the wee comments sry for the crap photos i have better ones but to busy just know to post them later though :]
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post #5 of 9
oooo shiney!

Lookin good! Good luck on lower temps!
    
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post #6 of 9
are cpus really that transparent when you layer off a bit? and by approx how much temp drops can i expect from my 3800 if i do it? and I'm also guessing it kills the waranty...?
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post #7 of 9
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well actuallly after leaving it on there its know been about 3/4 hours since i put it on and stock everything my temps are 32c :[
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post #8 of 9
yes it void warranty.

when I lapped mine I saw no temp decrease but it cools a lot quicker after being at load.
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post #9 of 9
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well i redone it and decided to do my hs and it dropped my temprature but the ambient temprature of my room has risen last night my case temps were 30c and my cpu was 35c as a pose to 25c and 28c :[ at stock obusily lol :]
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