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Copper or Aluminum

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#26
Actually guys its:

Diamond, Graphite (Carbon)> Lead > Copper > Aluminium > Titanium, etc.
Which explains the new carbon nanotube coolers. But you forgot Silver and Gold. :cool:

I can't wait to see what Zalman does with carbon nanotubes. :D
 

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#27
it's unit of measure for preasure, and at <100 it's enough to suck a rats eye balls out threw his ass!
 
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#28
it's unit of measure for preasure, and at <100 it's enough to suck a rats eye balls out threw his ass!
I'd be more worried about the CPU sticking to the edge of the vaccuum.

ZIF and LGA sockets aren't quite that strong.
 

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it's unit of measure for preasure, and at <100 it's enough to suck a rats eye balls out threw his ass!
Best. Description. Ever. :roll:
 

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#30
Copper fins has better egress, but are less light-weight. Although a smaller copper heatsink at larger weight and higher price performs slightly better then a huuuge, lightweight aluminium one for less money. If you don't have too much spare space, you definately need copper. ;)
 
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#31
i use aluminum, i couldnt think how heavy my cooler + fan would be if it was all copper.. as it is it tops 1 kg all up.. if it went snap u would hear me cry
 
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I don't know what's worse..the thought of an LCS leaking water, or a behemoth air cooler snapping and bringing SOME piece of the mobo with it :D
 

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#33
If you don't have too much spare space, you definately need copper.
I was abel to stuff a Theramltake Blue Orb 2 into a mATX case no prob. It's 2 lbs. has a huge copper slug base, and 140 fins 140mm wide, and a 120mm fan! Obviosly it's not as efficiant as the smaller all copper modles. But that's why I chose the "big blue" to begin with I'ts huge, blue, and has lights! Cause biga is beda right?! I got a thing for cooling fins to the point that I'm thinking about ways to mod a case out of cooling fins.:D
 
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#34
lol in the the cost effective sense yeah! I was just speaking the chemistry ;)
I know you were :p

Anyways, I've never seen a pure gold cooler :eek:
 

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Ummmmm, What is the stock Intel HSF made of?







JK... GIVE ME COPPER OR GIVE ME DEATH!!!!
 
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I just found some water blocks with gold... is that gonna melt lol?
 

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I just found some water blocks with gold... is that gonna melt lol?
gold melts at 1947.52*F. if your getting that kinda heat outa your CPU, your pushing it a little to hard, find something else to OC!:rockout:
 
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You weren't supposed to answer that :p


It just made me chuckle when I thought about some guy 'blingin' out his computer instead of his rims or teeth :p
 

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Hey now there's a cool idea, gold spinners on the cooling fans!
 
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Let's not give anyone ideas... the computer g-boy LED and neon is already bad enough.
 
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