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[Official] Delidded Club / Guide

Quote: Originally Posted by Falkentyne View Post
Removing the solder isn't the same as lapping the die.

Removing the solder doesn't exactly reduce the IHS height. To reduce the height you have to remove the Intel silicone adhesive and then relid (which is only a mm or so).

So you have to remove the original black adhesive (and preferably sand the edges of the IHS also)


Right. That’s true, and I misunderstood his point. My point was that instead of lapping, you’re better off just buying a new IHS when someone else has already done it and is charging a nominal fee.

Frankly I think you lose a lot of the performance gains by relidding in the first place but that’s just my opinion.


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