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Old 04-04-2008, 07:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey so i had to remount my cooler anyway so i thought why not, went to auto zone and they had a veriety pack of wet/dry of 220, 400, 800, and 1000 for $4. cut them into about 3" strips and taped them to a 5x3 pic frame pain

droped my maxtemp about 5C idle about the same, i got a mirror finish. ill post some pics tomarrow once my buddy gives me back my dig camera

edit: only negative thing so far was i cut my finger on my tunic heatsink
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Worthless without pictures!!!
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there commin lol, tomarrow at max prolly later tonight
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erm...might be a bit n00by in asking, but whats a lapp?
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its basically making the bottom of your hsf and top of your cpu even and limiting groves in the cpu/hsf that are made when they cut it, as the groves trap heat. so its just making it very flat and even so there is optimal heat dispersal.
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riteyho, thanks a lot for that. What kind of tangible beneifits can be had from using one of those?
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it drops temps if you do it right.
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looks great. nice job.

Next time I wouldn't bother starting out with anything lower than 400 though...
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thanks and i just used the 220 to get the nickel off the cpu then went to 400
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