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My idea is to modify my Arctic Cooling Alpine 64 CPU Cooler, The idea is to make a series of copper pipes around the heatsink, as hopefull this will transfer the heat from the heat sink to the pipes and using slits in the copper this will dispense the heat quickly so that it cools the CPU i hope, my question is what do u guys think of this of this idea and will it help cooling.

copper material,
Copper piping from my old bath room lol



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A lot of heatsinks do that already. I had an Iceage cooler that I used to use, at that.
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My idea is to modify my Arctic Cooling Alpine 64 CPU Cooler, The idea is to make a series of copper pipes around the heatsink, as hopefull this will transfer the heat from the heat sink to the pipes and using slits in the copper this will dispense the heat quickly so that it cools the CPU i hope, my question is what do u guys think of this of this idea and will it help cooling.

copper material,
Copper piping from my old bath room lol
It won't help much if at all....
1) you'll be reducing surface area of the HSF
2) thermal resistance will keep most of heat from reaching the copper frame
3) there will be a lot of thermal inefficiency between the aluminum and copper contact.
4) Hollow pipes are poor heat transferring forms
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Duckie pretty much hit it all , its pointless , but if your bored hell why not!
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Just do it for s+g.
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lol oh right, im gonan do it anyway lol just for the fun side of things thanks for the help lads
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