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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    You've got the technique down, but if you do lap a more expensive processor, make sure you use much higher grit papers. Those lower grit papers work faster because they tear larger gaps through the...
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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    I mentioned using a 'sharpie x', not Kayin. If you think it's useless then you must not have experienced an Intel IHS!:D


    If you use polish then it might look too good to cover up with a...
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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    Like I said, it was crazy-warped. I stopped sanding with low grits as soon as my 'sharpie X' was completely gone. The 1000+ smoothed it all out without taking the nickel off. But the center bump...
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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    Heh, I hold in my hand a dime. Upon examining it, I'm glad I stopped when I did. I actually took off a large amount of material with 400 grit getting the thing flat. It was disgustingly warped. ...
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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    Nice job! Informative, entertaining, and well photo-documented.

    I started getting nervous when I did my q6600 because I'd taken off so much metal that I decided to stop. Although it's flat, it...
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