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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 05-18-2019, 04:50 PM - Thread Starter
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i7 9700k Lapping Project

So I have been contemplating this idea for awhile now and pulled the trigger on a whim because I was bored. My 16 month old daughter doesn't allow me much time so this wont be as detailed as I would like. The before pictures are absent as I did this project late at night. I know that this voids the warranty and you might ask why not delid? Well, I have lapped before and I am comfortable doing it (Last with Q6600) and I don't want to risk damaging the chip. Lastly, from what I have read, the temp differences between lapped and delidded are a few degrees. I don't have enough thermal issues to need the extra temp drops.

Relevant specs:
Intel i7 9700k @5.0 Ghz 1.314v
Asus Z370-A Prime
G Skill DDR4 @3602 XMP2 1.350v
Uncore- 47
H150i Pro 3x120 ML Push/ 3x120 LL Pull, 3x120 LL Exhaust.
MX4- Thermal compound

I wanted to go quiet if possible all fans are AIO temp dependent:

Temp/RPM
26c - 656
30c - 926
32c - 1180
34c - 1444
36c - 1706
40c+ - 2600

Before lapping, idle temps were 31-33c and @ 100% averaged 68c

After: Idle 28-30c and 100% averaged 56c

Here goes (Don't beat me up too badly)

Setup



Beginning 600 Grit



Appeared to be really concave



2nd 600 grit pass.



Start of 1200 grit.



End 1200 Grit.



First Pass 2000 Grit.




End Result first pass



2nd pass 2000 grit



End result




Mounted



Idle



30 Minutes




Think it worked out very well. Was fun to do as well.
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Aren’t you supposed to lap the actual cpu die though?
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Aren’t you supposed to lap the actual cpu die though?
Yes I could have, but that would have required delidding, which I said I didn't feel comfortable doing.

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Goddamn that mirror finish is gorgeous. The images that show your temps aren't too clear though. Would you mind sharing the before-and-after temps in text form, please?

Thanks so much, and congrats on a job well done =)
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Really looks nice. How long does it take to do this?

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nice! I haven't lapped since the 775 days.

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Quote: Originally Posted by Luck100 View Post
Really looks nice. How long does it take to do this?
Took me about 30 minutes total, actual lapping maybe 15.

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Quote: Originally Posted by The Pook View Post
nice! I haven't lapped since the 775 days.
I hear you, I haven't since the Q6600. Thing is, after all these years the IHS is still really concave, makes no sense.

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Looks great, have you checked the flatness of the coldplate on your CLC as well? Those aren't always flat either.
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That is quite an improvement!

I too haven't lapped since the 775 days. Still have the 2000 grit sandpaper tucked away though just in case.

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