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i have to extra heat sinks and i put one upside down on the other ad made it so they locked together then i screwed a fan in so it would blow through the two do you think this is a good idea?
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post #2 of 12
pics or it didnt happen.

not trying to be a dick or something, its just hard to picture what you're saying.
    
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How does the top HS transfer heat from the CPU? It sounds like it will just impede airflow.
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post #4 of 12
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i actually was thinking it would make the heatsnk bigger so that it would go further from the cpu i dont have a camera but i jst jammed them together
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and instead of blowing down on the heatsink the airblows through the heatsink
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post #6 of 12
sounds interesting.

run some tests, and post some screenies of temps
and give us some pics when you get your hands on a camera.
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by marcusnerison View Post
and instead of blowing down on the heatsink the airblows through the heatsink
How will the two HS inteface and how will the second HS transfer the CPU heat?
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post #8 of 12
Oooooh I get what hes saying!

Verdict: Just don't do it, lol. More heatsinks is not always a good thing, especially if one hinders the airflow of the other.

The second heatsink will not cool the CPU since the base is in the air (cooling the air with air=lol) and will also make the CPU hotter since it blocks a lot of air going to the first heatsink.
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post #9 of 12
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ok i got you
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
How does the top HS transfer heat from the CPU? It sounds like it will just impede airflow.
was my first thought.
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