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woot, fo real? i HAVE to try that:D
 
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woot, fo real? i HAVE to try that:D
Fo real bro. The honey works as TIM also. You dont even have to latch the cooler down, the honey will hold it in place. Then if you really want to do it right you dip your mother board in honey also. The ants will clean it up eventually. :laugh:
 
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ok thats it, i know youre not telling the truth now when you mentioned the ants, poor insects :shadedshu

i already did the other part :mad:
 
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ok thats it, i know youre not telling the truth now when you mentioned the ants, poor insects :shadedshu

i already did the other part :mad:
oh, that must have cost you a small fortune on Sandpaper!:laugh:
and now you have arms like popeye,too!:p
 
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that too, and now i have 20grams of cobber dust on my desk:(
 
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Damn, no motherboard today. Maybe tomorrow...
 

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I have a tracfone, buddy... it has no such feature :laugh:

Hey man good luck with the board, how much did your temps decrease with the lapping?
Don't know what the temps were before... never built the rig yet. Waiting on the motherboard. However... my temps dropped like 1-3c when I lapped my Athlon II... doesn't even have a core temp sensor so it's reading the socket temp... not a very good indicator :/
 
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i know the q9450 i lapped a week ago dropped like 10c overall
 

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Well, the q9450 has 2 dies instead of just one, so having a fine-tuned IHS will impove your temps a bit. The difference is also greater as your cpu gets hotter. My processor only eats like 72w after overclocking (and a bit of undervolting), IIRC the q9450 is a 95w processor straight out of the box without any overclocking... you probably had it overclocked and overvolted, so the temps would only natrually be higher.
 

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I have a tracfone, buddy... it has no such feature :laugh:



Don't know what the temps were before... never built the rig yet. Waiting on the motherboard. However... my temps dropped like 1-3c when I lapped my Athlon II... doesn't even have a core temp sensor so it's reading the socket temp... not a very good indicator :/
ahh ok, I remember when I lapped my Phenom 9850 I dropped like 4-5ºc, wasn't the greatest job ever but it was ok.
 

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Was more or less just wondering if they were soldered or not.

PS: I know all about, "the wrong way". lol.



 

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Do you still have that 4300? Or was it a 4400... :laugh:

Well, it looks like I'll be upgrading my Athlon2200 system a bit further than I thought. There's a 120gb drive and a 250gb drive in my mom's computer, and I recently reformatted her pc to cure a number of very strange problems... anyways, she doesn't have enough data to fill even the 120gb drive, so I just took the 250gb. It's a Western Digital Caviar, and the HDD is all black so it migt be a Caviar Black, but I don't see Black after Caviar on the label... it's just Caviar. In any case, I'm sure it's faster than the old 40gb drive I was using...

Hopefully that board comes in tomorrow... can't wait to get it running again.
 

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Do you still have that 4300? Or was it a 4400... :laugh:

Well, it looks like I'll be upgrading my Athlon2200 system a bit further than I thought. There's a 120gb drive and a 250gb drive in my mom's computer, and I recently reformatted her pc to cure a number of very strange problems... anyways, she doesn't have enough data to fill even the 120gb drive, so I just took the 250gb. It's a Western Digital Caviar, and the HDD is all black so it migt be a Caviar Black, but I don't see Black after Caviar on the label... it's just Caviar. In any case, I'm sure it's faster than the old 40gb drive I was using...

Hopefully that board comes in tomorrow... can't wait to get it running again.
No. lol. Got rid of both the de-cored 6000+ pictured above, and the 4300 I burned to death in the TEC meltdown. lol
 

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Getting rid of the 6000+ I can see, but you should have kept the 4300 as a souvenir :laugh:
 

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Getting rid of the 6000+ I can see, but you should have kept the 4300 as a souvenir :laugh:
The Mrs made me throw it away because "it is junk". Couldn't argue with the logic. lol.
 

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wat

I would have told her to throw away the stove top covers or something...
 

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just ordered a lapping kit, so in a few days the 920 should be zhiny:laugh:
A kit? j/k...hehehe I use the local Auto-zone (auto parts store) kit..lol 2 multi-packs of 400-600-800-1000-1500-2000 grid sand paper(4.99ea). A roll of electrical tape to hold down the sandpaper and a round piece of glass from an old coffee table for a flat surface.

You can go 2500 for looks but not really needed. Will this be your first lap job? :toast:
 

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Meh, I use 400, 800, 1500, and 2000. Going up to 2000 isn't really nescessary, after my sandpaper runs out I'll only go up to 1500.

No board today either, fuuuuuuuu..
 
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A kit? j/k...hehehe I use the local Auto-zone (auto parts store) kit..lol 2 multi-packs of 400-600-800-1000-1500-2000 grid sand paper(4.99ea). A roll of electrical tape to hold down the sandpaper and a round piece of glass from an old coffee table for a flat surface.

You can go 2500 for looks but not really needed. Will this be your first lap job? :toast:
yeah yeah i know :rolleyes: but the nearest auto shop is like 1.5 hours away, so the cost of transport and so on is the same, if not more
i had to pay like 10$ incl shipping, so its not too bad, had to get some thermal paste anyways:D

and yeah, i know the high number grid is more for the shiny effect :D, i just want mine to be straight,

no i did a q9450 a while ago, but only to 1500grid, so no mirror finish
 

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The Mrs made me throw it away because "it is junk". Couldn't argue with the logic. lol.
I get that argument from the parents frequently.... :shadedshu
Most of the stuff just ends up in my closet :D ... out of sight, out of mind
 

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Memory 2x2gb ddr3 | 2x2gb Ripjaws 1600 |4x512mb D9s
Video Card(s) onboard | 60 1GB(hd7770 ) |8800GTS
Storage Momuntus xt 320gb |Kingston Hyper X 120gb SATA III|500gb WD
Display(s) 17in | 42" 1080P HD 3D TV
Case lappy case | CM HAF XB |none yet
Audio Device(s) onboard | onboard | onboard
Power Supply Dell brick w/ acer end end | Antec EW 650w |Antec SP 350w(upg.soon)
Software Windows 7 Ult. 64bit---->------->
I got my i7 back on air cooling for now.My tube kept kinking every couple of days by the bends.So Monday i am going to get some reinforced tubing :D (because it would heat-up alittle)
 
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Processor just a few i7's all AMD's gone to friends
Motherboard Mother F%#@& am I board
Cooling It's called Alberta Canada.
Memory Don't remember.
Video Card(s) Hope for blckjack
Storage hurt my toe's when droped
Display(s) never big enough
Case I think they call it a lost case
Audio Device(s) What speek up I'm old.
Power Supply Good old coffee
Software when you get this old everything is soft
Benchmark Scores Always on the bench never on the field.
I have a nice new 930 to go with my gig x58ud3 board.
trying to not tear my main rig apart.
A few more paychecks and she will be crunching for the team.