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[Poll] *Thinner heatsink OR Thicker heatsink*

Poll Results: Thin Heatsink OR Thick Heatsink

Poll expired: Apr 30, 2011  
  • 23% (5)
    Thin HS
  • 76% (16)
    Thick HS
21 Total Votes  
post #1 of 15
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The title says it all. Between thick heatsink and thin heatsink, which one do you prefer?(size)
Edited by O.CModderz - 3/1/11 at 11:57pm
post #2 of 15
Bigger heatsink provides greater surface area for heat dissipation.
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post #3 of 15
This is a pretty terrible poll, because exactly what defines thick and thin? Almost all heatsinks these days are thick.
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post #4 of 15
Thickness really doesn't matter too much to me. At least, not until I decide to get 2 more sticks of RAM maybe.
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post #5 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hyujmn View Post
This is a pretty terrible poll, because exactly what defines thick and thin? Almost all heatsinks these days are thick.
I see........But I tend to see most people on this forum with thinner hs getting better temps even after overclock And I'm using a thicker one, as stated above, most of you have a thick one and have good temps but not me.
post #6 of 15
Whoop, inb4 I like them thick and that's what she said.

Thick is standard unless your flatbased standalone water or full h20 cooling. But I mean... some thick heatsinks make other "thick" heatsinks look thin.
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post #7 of 15
Define thick, or thin... Thick fins? Thin fins? Thick/thin base of heatsink. What exactly are we talking about here?
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post #8 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1 View Post
Define thick, or thin... Thick fins? Thin fins? Thick/thin base of heatsink. What exactly are we talking about here?
Size, sorry for the confusion
post #9 of 15
What about water cooling? does the poll imply thin vs thick rads.

actually asking about thin vs thick rads would be a much better poll.

PS: the CM V8 sucks.
post #10 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thrasherht View Post
What about water cooling? does the poll imply thin vs thick rads.

actually asking about thin vs thick rads would be a much better poll.

PS: the CM V8 sucks.
Yea, i agree with your opinion on the CM V8 But this was meant to be a budget pc at FIRST before I can't seem to find any other Intel Quad Core CPU's on the market so it stays there until it breaks XD and this poll is simply for fan cooling fans only as I'm not interested YET......... Still thanks for suggesting.
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