Originally Posted by WannaBeOCer
I suggest sanding the bottom of the IHS. You'll need to take the stock intel mounting bracket off by unscrewing the three screws. I am cooling my 9900k using a direct die frame along with a supremacy block from Rockit 88. With my 3770k I used the EK precise mount kit for naked Ivy. I don't see any direct die frames for 8th generation so I suggest reading up on the screw size you'll need.
By sanding the bottom do you mean the area the glue touches? or the die touches?
The area the glue touches should be easy, and I plan to do this tonight. But what about where the die touches? How can I get in there and be flat?