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Thread: I am looking for a better performance heatsink

  1. #1
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    Jul 2010

    I am looking for a better performance heatsink

    It is been a at the same time as in view of the fact with the intention of I have comprised been approximately additional than for numerous years there was a listing of the entire air cooled heatsinks by means of the intention of had been tested and how they stacked up. It seems similar to it's no longer on the overclockers site. I administer to locate a link commencing from a page utilizing Google, additional than the link was broken. I am actually disappointed by means of the intention of this information in sequence no longer seems to be obtainable as I encompass many old heatsinks by means of the intention of I tranquil utilize sometimes. It was pleasant to be capable to make sure how they stack up subsequently to one an additional. Quite a small number of old links were/are broken.

  2. #2
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    May 2008

    Re: I am looking for a better performance heatsink

    Most of them consider the heatsink and mounting system mutually as a unit. The heatsink's intrinsic cooling power is strong-minded primarily by its radiating surface area, the heat transport coefficient of its equipment, the spacing and numeral of fins, the geometry, the smoothness and flatness of the CPU get in touch by means of surface, and generally mass. The mounting system is mentioned for the reason by means of the intention of it is critical in maintaining the all-important contact connecting CPU and heatsink. The amount of pressure purchase to bear on the interface in addition affects cooling. A number of clips are poor; additional are incorporated magnificently into the heatsink. Increasingly, the generally mass is becoming significant as HS get bigger, taller and heavier. The cantilever consequence in several tower case be able to position tremendous stress on the perpendicularly mounted motherboard.

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    May 2008

    Re: I am looking for a better performance heatsink

    They evaluate the cooling power of the heatsink by means of a become quiet reference fan at 5, 7 and 12V. There are three orientation fans, an 80x25mm, a 92x25mm and a 120x25mm. Infrequently most of them in addition try 9V. By testing the heatsinks this method, most of them eliminate the advantage of powerful noisy fans, which symbolize the common cheap, brute-force technique of cooling. (The evaluations in addition demonstrate results by means of the stock fan at normal voltage.) There are exemption by means of units with the intention of are premeditated by means of the specific fan as part and parcel of the package, from time to time built right into the HS.

  4. #4
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    May 2008

    Re: I am looking for a better performance heatsink

    You have to make a note of by means of the intention of a HSF represents merely one component of effectual CPU cooling. The pressure on CPU temperature contain the in general heat generated in the case, case exposure to air airflow, ambient temperature, software submission, and the overall method in which the system is utilized. The temperature rise on top of ambient, which tells us how numerous degrees on top of the ambient temperature the CPU is permitted to rise by the meticulous heatsink, is a specification by means of the intention of tries to elminate these additional influences. In conclusion, heatsinks come and go faster than immediately regarding several peripheral PC product. Most of them do not expect to maintain up by means of the whole thing obtainable.

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    Aug 2008

    Re: I am looking for a better performance heatsink

    The Motherboard makers normally take for granted a convinced level of "spillover" airflow commencing from the heatsink fan transversely the voltage regulator module (VRM) components by means of the intention of are placed approximately the CPU socket. These components contain capacitors, power transistors and inductors (coils). When the CPU fan speed is concentrated to minimal levels in organize to achieve low noise, cooling for the CPU might be completely adequate by means of a superior heatsink, additional than the VRM components might be prone to overheating, which be able to impair electrical superior organization and diminish component life.

  6. #6
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    Mar 2010

    Re: I am looking for a better performance heatsink

    The Tall tower (or high rise) heatsinks by means of fans with the intention of blow air parallel to the motherboard to a certain extent than down at it are additional to be expected to cause VRM component cooling tribulations tranquil when the fan is not run at minimal speed, for the reason by means of the intention of the airflow is sometimes obstructed by the fins commencing from reaching the surface of the motherboard. At the same time as the fans on such heatsinks are slowed to smallest amount speed, VRM cooling is able to suffer quite a bit. Users be supposed to be conscious of this potential problem and make sure a number of additional airflow commencing from at least one case exhaust fan in most systems, particularly those by means of high power CPUs. The superiority, efficiency and intrinsic cooling of VRMs vary considerably commencing from motherboard to motherboard, however.

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