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You also have to take into account orientation of the heatsink relative to gravity. In a heatpipe situation such as that, the heatsink needs to be as close to vertical as possible because the evaporated liquid will rise up to the top where it is cooled.
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Originally Posted by Burn
You also have to take into account orientation of the heatsink relative to gravity. In a heatpipe situation such as that, the heatsink needs to be as close to vertical as possible because the evaporated liquid will rise up to the top where it is cooled.

hmmm the specs say mount it aiming up towards the top for best cooling, thats cool for those of us who have blowholes up top
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old news. standard heatsink design with heatpipes still wins.
    
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