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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    :P

    Perhaps I should have said, I'm still using the first set several years later. Some of the sheets are nearing the end of their life, but I've lapped, iirc, 3 waterblocks, 1 CPU, and 1 heatsink...
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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    A while ago I picked up a pack of two sheets each of 300, 400, 600, 800, 1000, 1500, 2000, and 2500 grit off ebay for ~$10, iirc. It's lasted me several years and I haven't even touched the second...
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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    It probably falls under the 'it would cost us a lot more to actually make them all flat, and they're fine as-is for most of the population, so....eh'.
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    Re: Lapping Your Processor For Fun and Profit!

    Hmmm, this makes me wonder about my own CPU...I haven't been able to pull its idle temps under the mid 50's, and with my cooling system there's no reason for that. I already lapped the block a while...
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