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Dont remove IHS on i7

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  1. Solaris17

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    Don't Remove IHS of your Nehalem Chip


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    posted by fugger teste by a guy named charlesif you look in pic 2 you can see it is soldered on
     
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    wow £1000 down the drain :(
     
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    Whoa :eek: Even damaged that is a beautiful chip!
     
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    This chip was dead before the ihs removal
     
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    my statement stands :p
     
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    Wow the innards of them are f'in sexy.
     
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    I guess you could sand the cpu until the ihs is gone, thus not damaging it.
     
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    thats the idea going around atm
     
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    This also looks like lapped IHS will perform really well :D
     
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    I bet chip was killed trying to match 6.2 GHz of Phenom II :D
     
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    SO it was a DOA chip then? That sucks.
     
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    Phenom actually POSTed at 6.4Ghz but was unstable in Windows. ;-)
    Also, wtf kind of solder would they use w/o damaging the core?
     
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    The core does look pretty though.

    :laugh:
     
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    My thinking to. It just takes time.
     
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    Charles = Fugger Solaris.....
    test was done by boblemagnifique...
     
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    One could dremel the IHS off around the chip in order to have a free view on the chip+IHS thickness, and then sand the IHS off... But that would obviously still be a very tricky job...
     
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    There's always some one to find out this stuff for others and it's cool of them to try it. Al though dead or not i would of tried to return it 1st though due to the 3 year warranty.
     
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    Wouldn;t it just be easier and safer to lapp the IHS a mill or so of IHS isn;t going to make much difference to temps especially as it's soldered on (better thermal contact)

    [Edit] Pics are working again - must have just been a small server problem[/Edit]
     
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    It was an ES so no warranty on it. By the looks of things i'll be leaving my IHS on for quite some time :p
     
  20. Thanks I've always wanted to see a dead i7.
    Is this a cherry picked CPU intel gave to ppl from XS?
     
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    pics work fine here

    no just a standard ES
     
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    Well, if they soldered it on, there must be some way to solder it off... someone will figure out a method :)

    Yea, that silicon is pretty.
     
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    bake the proc or heat the ihs with a blow torch
     
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    Obviously not for too long, but maybe some short blowtorch bursts until it gives
     
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    you just need to heat it up till the solder melts
     

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