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8700k should i reseal it?

So I am going to Delid it soon and i wonder should I reseal it? and i saw some tech youtubers adding nail polish and some did not should it add it or no?

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dont reseal but covering the caps on the chip can be a good idea. i havent bortherd to do that on my I7 4790K though

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Your cooler should keep the "lid" (IHS, heat spreader) pushed down onto the CPU pretty hard so you shouldn't have to worry. IMO, it would be easier to access the CPU if you need to get to it.

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Gamers nexus had a good bit in one of his videos, I think it was titled “what we learned from delidding” or something to that effect. It basically said you can negate all your delidding efforts just by using silicon or some other sealant. It is best to not use anything

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10 minutes ago, Cereal5 said:

Gamers nexus had a good bit in one of his videos, I think it was titled “what we learned from delidding” or something to that effect. It basically said you can negate all your delidding efforts just by using silicon or some other sealant. It is best to not use anything

I used sealant, so does derba8uer.

http://der8auer.com/delid-die-mate/

it helps, becuase if you drop it or the cpu cooler gets twisted , it wont ruin your silicon.

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3 minutes ago, Firewrath9 said:

I used sealant, so does derba8uer.

http://der8auer.com/delid-die-mate/

it helps, becuase if you drop it or the cpu cooler gets twisted , it wont ruin your silicon.

You mean ruin your LM? It helps, but if not applied very carefully, it can negate all benefits of delidding, as I mentioned.

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1 hour ago, Cereal5 said:

You mean ruin your LM? It helps, but if not applied very carefully, it can negate all benefits of delidding, as I mentioned.

if the ihs shifts sideways, it might damage the silicon, and the LM as well.

and if you drop it, the IHS will seperate, and the silicon might hit something.

As for the application of the silicone, just put a little bit and it should be fine (or just in the corners).

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21 minutes ago, Firewrath9 said:

if the ihs shifts sideways, it might damage the silicon, and the LM as well.

and if you drop it, the IHS will seperate, and the silicon might hit something.

As for the application of the silicone, just put a little bit and it should be fine (or just in the corners).

If you drop a CPU at all you have a chance of damaging it, so I would recommend against any form of abuse. Also, he didn’t say anything about LM

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1 hour ago, Cereal5 said:

You mean ruin your LM? It helps, but if not applied very carefully, it can negate all benefits of delidding, as I mentioned.

What are you talking about?

You apply it on top out side corners just to hold in place

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2 minutes ago, pas008 said:

What are you talking about?

You apply it on top out side corners just to hold in place

If you’re not really light on it then it’s fine, but if you’re really light on it you might as well just not put any on.

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4 minutes ago, Cereal5 said:

If you’re not really light on it then it’s fine, but if you’re really light on it you might as well just not put any on.

What i always pinched or clapped ihs with delid tool or fingers

And dabbed opposite corners on outside

With little rubber cement

 

Removed all silicone to remove any gap because the old shit creates gap

 

 

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1 hour ago, Cereal5 said:

If you’re not really light on it then it’s fine, but if you’re really light on it you might as well just not put any on.

Have you delidded your CPU, i put barely any, and it is stable enough so that if you shove against the side with your finger, it doesnt budge, and the LM is still and improvement. (-10-15c)

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I’d you gonna use lm, then the nail polish is a good idea. 

 

I always put dabs on the corners at a minimum for sealing. 

 

I have one cpu that isn’t sealed but it has regular tim so it doesn’t move much anyway. 

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