When wereheatsinks needed?

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Lonewolf5460

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I was wondering when were the first heatsinks had to be used 4 cpus.I googled it but I did not get squat.
 

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Well, I can tell you that the first fans were not used until the 386DX's came out. Some people were just buying a 386SX, overclockign it to DX speeds, slapping a fan on it, and selling it as a 386DX. Back in those days, the difference was several hundred dollars. I want to say that heatsinks were always used in microprocessors, but I could be wrong.
 
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