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[ENG] Novel Concepts' ThinSink claims title of world's thinnest air-cooled heat sink

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What's more, despite its small size, the company claims that the ThinSink still has a cooling efficiency "25 times greater than today's best microprocessor heat sinks," and it consumes just 0.031 watts of electricity when equipped with a fan spinning at 6,000 RPM.
Hmm... if those claims turn out to be accurate, I hope to see these in future notebooks for quiet and efficient cooling.

*source
Edited by ebolamonkey3 - 5/10/11 at 8:13am
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source?

on note though, would be good to see more efficient laptop cooling, and it could be a decent fix to most highend laptops

source

found it
Edited by firebrig42 - 5/9/11 at 7:09pm
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post #3 of 54
link?
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You forgot the source
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linky link?

http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/09/n...innest-air-co/
Edited by flamingoyster - 5/9/11 at 7:05pm
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Interested to see how it works.
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25 x better than todays "microprocessor" heatsink technology? Hmm...doesn't look like it's made of silver to me. Exaggerating performance specs is not a way to make happy customers. Unless current microprocessor heatsinks are made of lead, or some other poor thermal conductor, I don't see how this could be true.
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post #8 of 54
Looks like a con to me....

"Those interested in an evaluation unit will have to fork over a hefty $750"


If this isn't a heatpipe or vapor chamber, then there's no way it can be any good.
Edited by DuckieHo - 5/9/11 at 7:38pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Looks like a con to me....

"Those interested in an evaluation unit will have to fork over a hefty $750"
Yeah, I noticed. Was just coming back to edit my post to say the same. Rip off.
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I am very skeptical of the claims.
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