Originally Posted by GnarlyCharlie
7920X delid a success. Still no OC and still on air, but I ran the CPU-Z "stress" test before de-lid and got a high of 58 degrees, knocked 15 degrees off that and all cores are nice and close together. I realize this isn't much of a benchmark, I just wanted something repeatable to go by and see if I had any cores off the map or something wack. Seems OK, so that means I have to do some work now. Tearing a working system down is not all that fun with hard tube, but that's how I roll.
Good news. Having the cores close together as far as temps go under load is a big bonus.