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Unread 06-17-2007, 08:10 AM   #3
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Default Re: Koolance's "how to test a radiator" demonstration...

I think you're all wet. Copper's superior conductivity helps, just as in waterblocks, because it allows a smaller temperature delta between the hot and cold sides.

Originally Posted by ibmkg
...(as there is not much heat to be removed due to the fact that they do not absorb much from fluid).
The amount of heat is dictated by the PC's components. If I change my copper HC to an AL rad, would the CPU & GPU burn fewer watts?
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