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Do people sand pII cjips, what kind of temp improvement is there?

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Well I know my x3 740 chip looked pretty dull, and the grayish color wasn't constant across the top.

I have all the sandpaper, and some ultra fine automotive mesh stuff thats like 10,000. I had it for when I scalloped 1 one of my guitar and did some fret work.

How many degrees lower do people tend to get, and is it safe to do to pII chips, how thick is that top surface?
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post #2 of 6
lapping a processor usually only drops like 5 c at most and it usually takes 45 mins to a hour to get it completly flat..But off subject what kinda guitar you got? and props on scalloping. I love it even though i havnt got around to doing it yet.
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5C is more than I thought, I guessed 1-2C.

Someday when I get some very smooth glass like they recommended, I will have to do that.


The guitar I scalloped from fret 7 to 24 was my Samick Greg Bennett signature series, the newer ones from Japan or Korea??? I got 2nd hand for $150, overall its not a bad little guitar. And yeah I love the scallop, it worked great, not too deep, as many noobs seem to do.
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not bad man and its worth it if you dont care about warranty
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Jeez! I'm definetely going to lap my 1055T now.... my warrenty is already void no matter what I do anyway's
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5*C is if both heatsink and CPU is lapped EDIT and only if you have really good airflow. If ony one is done then ~2-3*C is you best hope.
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