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Old 08-15-2003, 09:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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whats better material for a heatsink? copper or silver/steele?

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Old 08-16-2003, 02:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I was a machinist for 10 years before I got into the computer industry, and I can tell you, in no uncertain terms, that the ductile properties of Copper in a heat transferance application are superior to both Steel and Aluminum.

In other words.. Copper works good.. lol..


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Old 08-16-2003, 06:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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get a fan and copper heatsink combo
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well copper is the best , and u wanna know wats the best than copper in heat drawing ...?? its GOLD , the best heat-drawing metal on earth...but i dun recommend pc manufactures to use it ...
gosh am wondering wat would be the cost of a gold plated processor...
One last thing u may like to know , one of the things that makes Mclaren ( most powerfull car on earth ) expensive , that some parts of its engine r gold-platted , in order to draw off heat quickly from its ( nearly 1000 ) horse power engine...
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