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Bad article. I'm still really surprised that no chip maker has thought of this though. Intel is sitting on a boatload of cash. They could easily splurge and buy a great cooler maker and include good coolers with their CPUs. That's a valid selling point! Or at least make it an option.

When I started building PCs, my initial reaction was "wait, they're giving me this hunk of junk heatsink? ***?"
    
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"Let’s see some small, silent, interesting new designs that do something different, and finally gets us away from the giant gaming machines that still dominate the market."

I wonder if he means all the fake water cooling systems :/

With my stock intel cooler that I put on for the luls I got to 3.6ghz or something (without HT) and it was about 60c or higher idle (in the winter).

Now I can go even higher with a lower idle temperature.
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Nah not going to be an end =) .. We will allways be a bunch that likes to mod and tweak, right?
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Maybe he should just stick to consoles
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post #25 of 59
Hmm. 85C at 4Ghz, or 70C at 4.7Ghz with an aftermarket cooler.

I'll spring for the AM stuff, thanks.
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post #27 of 59
To me the underlying moral of this story is how far we've come technology wise, not really about the heatsink.
    
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post #28 of 59
Microsoft cant even legally integrate an Anti-Virus into Windows... Intel/AMD wont be able to have good heatsinks....

companies will take em to court. anti-trust laws are bjtches
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post #29 of 59
Heh. My laptop reaches MAX temps on factory settings. It's a shame really. Never buy HP.
post #30 of 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kand View Post
Let's see.

You live in warm climates that when overclocked, Intel's short heatsink causes the CPU to hit TJmax?
Yup, I'm in vegas and when it gets 110F outside, and warm inside... then I game with my 480 things get a little toasty, good thing my water loop keeps my 480 around 50 max, and my CPU cores all under 60 C
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