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News Researchers create new thermal material

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 9 Apr 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. B1GBUD

    B1GBUD ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Accidentally Funny

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    Waiting for the first £1000 HSF's to arrive!
     
  3. GFC

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    My thoughts exactly. xD
     
  4. p3n

    p3n New Member

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    "one-and-a-half times"

    wish I could research things that give a 50% improvement to a problem that doesnt exist...
     
  5. metarinka

    metarinka New Member

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    ever heard of the red ring of death on an xbox? caused by the heatsink...
    while not a big deal on PC platforms which do not use integrated heatsinks. It can be an issue on more miniature platforms and the coefficient of thermal expansion is not something that is easily skirted around.

    when I worked as an engineer at an thermal products manufacturer we constantly had to plan around the expansion of heating metals as it would literally rip 1" plate apart.

    besides if it gives better performance isn't that reason enough?
     
  6. Stonewall78

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    Since when has heat dissipation NOT been a problem?
     
  7. TheoGeo

    TheoGeo What are these goddamn animals?!

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    Forget pcs. This would probably be more use full in engineering. Jet engines, satellites, helicopters etc. all these things need as much heat dissipation as possible with minimal weight gain. They'd also be more likely to shell out the extra cash too.
     
  8. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    Uh, ok. Heat dissipation and heatsink efficiency is one of the biggest problems in modern-day computing. I'm surprised that Google hasn't already bought this company, given how many datacenters they control. A HUGE amount of the costs of running datacenters is related to cooling.
     
  9. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    better cooling = more powers
     
  10. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Buying the Fraunhofer Institute? What a nice idea... :eyebrow:

    On topic:

    Yep, me wants [if affordable, so not yet].
     
  11. _Metal_Guitar_

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    Haha, the ultimate bling heatsinks.
     
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