Raydget CoolBox IV

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Raydget CoolBox IV

Post by toronado455 » Thu Jun 12, 2014 1:28 pm


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Re: Raydget CoolBox IV

Post by CA_Steve » Thu Jun 12, 2014 3:59 pm

They probably should have used two to three times as much metal for the cover/heat fins.
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Re: Raydget CoolBox IV

Post by toronado455 » Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:55 am

I know right? Maybe they were concerned at how it would look comparted with the SlimBox. I guess sometimes function takes a backseat to form.

But the fact that it is warm (or hot) to the touch simply means the heatsink is functioning as it is intended, right?

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Re: Raydget CoolBox IV

Post by CA_Steve » Fri Jun 13, 2014 4:43 pm

It's warm because there isn't enough metal to dissipate the heat :)
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Re: Raydget CoolBox IV

Post by toronado455 » Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:10 am

CA_Steve wrote:It's warm because there isn't enough metal to dissipate the heat :)
Really? So a properly designed heatsink won't feel warm to the touch at all?

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Re: Raydget CoolBox IV

Post by Vicotnik » Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:48 am

Well it's not supposed to be cold, but warm sounds a little bit to warm to me. My H1-S is not warm.
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