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CPU delidding benfits

How many degrees celcius drop did you see after delidding? How much more could you overclock to reach the same temperature? Would you say delidding is worth the risk?
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  1. Are you trying to set some sort of overclocking record or doing it for your job in some way? If not, delidding is not worth the risk.
  2. czar357 said:
    Are you trying to set some sort of overclocking record or doing it for your job in some way? If not, delidding is not worth the risk.
    I want to overclock i7 7700k to 6ghz, do I need delidding for this, or will watercooling do?
  3. Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    czar357 said:
    Are you trying to set some sort of overclocking record or doing it for your job in some way? If not, delidding is not worth the risk.
    I want to overclock i7 7700k to 6ghz, do I need delidding for this, or will watercooling do?



    That is serious overclocking. Only you can really make the decision but if that is your goal, delidding would help. You might find this article helpful.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/kaby-lake-de-lidding-overclocking-test,4970.html
  4. 7700k to 6ghz you need delidded liquid nitrogen and your system will be stable for 10 minutes before crashing.
  5. Based on that review my CPU needs a little more voltage than the ones they tested.

    I'm running 1.39 volts to reach 5.0Ghz, with temps as high as 81C. I've been seriously considering de-lidding. Even just the minor drop from re-pasting might be worth it.
  6. Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    czar357 said:
    Are you trying to set some sort of overclocking record or doing it for your job in some way? If not, delidding is not worth the risk.
    I want to overclock i7 7700k to 6ghz, do I need delidding for this, or will watercooling do?



    do you mean 5ghz?

    not 6ghz?

    only liquid nitrogen/or other gas

    or possibly some very serious phase change is going to get you 6hz
  7. Well i made a post several weeks ago about delidding a 7700k how simple it was and huge difference it had made. Check it out very simple to do and can drop up to 20c or more in temps.
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    MERGED QUESTION
    Question from Atreyo Bhattacharjee : "Computer n00b needs help"

    Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    Ive never bult a computer but have been reserching for quites a while... Should I take the risk of delidding or extreme overclocking? Please send help?


    Anonymous said:
    If you are not experienced with computers, than 'extreme' overclocking is definitely not recommended as it offers little increase in performance anyways. I wouldn't recommend delidding either.

    but you gotta get experience somehow, if you got an old gpu or something laying around you could always practise with that! Same goes for delidding.


    no, completely un-necessary, and risky, especially for a first build.
  9. MERGED QUESTION
    Question from Atreyo Bhattacharjee : "Delidding a CPU"

    Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    Is it safe to delid CPU? If I dont touch the silicon chip, will my CPU work properly?


    Ecky said:
    If you don't damage it, it's safe, yes. However, it's rather easy to damage.

    I delidded my 3570K, and, though it lowered temperatures, I didn't get even 100mhz more overclock. I probably wouldn't bother if I could do it over again.


    mcnumpty23 said:
    safer than it used to be now you can buy proper delidding tools

    and not have to get ghetto with a vice and a hammer


    mcnumpty23 said:
    MERGED QUESTION
    Question from Atreyo Bhattacharjee : "CPU delidding tool"

    Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    Where can I find a delidding tool for the i7 7700k?


    might help if you said what country you are in


    Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    mcnumpty23 said:
    MERGED QUESTION
    Question from Atreyo Bhattacharjee : "CPU delidding tool"

    Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    Where can I find a delidding tool for the i7 7700k?


    might help if you said what country you are in
    Sorry about that, Im in the United States, Texas.



    mcnumpty23 said:
    Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    mcnumpty23 said:
    MERGED QUESTION
    Question from Atreyo Bhattacharjee : "CPU delidding tool"

    Atreyo Bhattacharjee said:
    Where can I find a delidding tool for the i7 7700k?


    might help if you said what country you are in
    Sorry about that, Im in the United States, Texas.



    not in the usa so other than usual places like amazon or ebay dont know

    but an american member will hopefully point you in the right direction



    Anonymous said:
    ebay, and still requires a vice or similar


    Anonymous said:
    By your posts you seem to be new at this so I have some advice.

    DON'T delid your CPU.

    Delidding is done by experienced people who want to do extreme overclocking. It immediately voids your CPU warranty, and it is very easy to permanently damage your CPU. Sometimes depending on your luck your CPU will get only a very minimal extra overclock out of it.

    At least once a month if not more we have a user here who has destroyed a $350 CPU by trying to delid it. For nothing.

    Can it be safely done? yes. Should you do it? Absolutely not.


    mcnumpty23 said:
    Anonymous said:
    ebay, and still requires a vice or similar


    the cheap 3d printed ones might need a vice

    but the better quality ones dont you just turn a screw--usually with an allen key/wrench


    edit--this type or similar ones

    http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/mcnumpty23/Ashampoo_Snap_2017.03.20_16h04m11s_001__zpsowildrct.png

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