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Re: CPU recommendations - comments

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On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 11:11:32PM -0700, Alvin Oga wrote:
> havent tested the blowing down vs sucking up heat ... think its
> sorta the same issue in that the air still has to make a 90degree turn
> within the heatsink but should work better for exhausting ( less
> turbulence )

That was the assumption I was going by, since it's easier to decrease
pressure in a confined space (like that between, say, a fan and the
base of a heatsink) then it is to increase it.

> for amd cpu's, i tend to blow air sideways across the heatsink instead
> of onto the cpu

How the heck do you mount the fan that way?

> > use heatsinks.  Not that it matters much, I moved to water cooling
> > long ago.
> for more water cooling and peltier stuff ( where to get um )
> 	http://www.linux-1u.net/HeatSinkFans/peltier.gwif.html

I just went the Koolance route.

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