The future of air cooling? New radical heatsink design

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The future of air cooling? New radical heatsink design

Post by Live » Thu May 07, 2009 4:39 am

Looks really interesting and its made for low noise.

http://www.frostytech.com/permalink.cfm?NewsID=75643

Some more pictures here:

http://www.watch.impress.co.jp/akiba/ho ... ooter.html

And company site:

http://www.t-shooter.com/

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Post by NeilBlanchard » Thu May 07, 2009 5:45 am

Hi,

Thanks for posting this -- it'll be interesting to see if this has any particular advantages. The one thing it will NOT be able to do is run passively?

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Post by dhanson865 » Thu May 07, 2009 5:51 am

Interesting. Wonder how well it works with low RPM fans.

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Post by JamieG » Thu May 07, 2009 3:23 pm

It seems from this picture that cool air is sucked in from the bottom and exhausted out the top.

Could be interesting to try and duct that hot air out of a vent on the side of a case - finally a use for Intel's Thermally Advantaged Chassis vents! :lol:

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Post by Live » Fri May 08, 2009 5:32 am

NeilBlanchard wrote:Hi,
The one thing it will NOT be able to do is run passively?
It definitely needs moving air. But maybe a chimney cooling solution would work? I remember discussions made here at SPCR about chimneys a couple of years back. I can't remember if anyone actually built one. If this cooler turns out to be effective maybe thats were we are headed :lol:

I'm hoping its super effective and science comes to save the day yet again. The included fan is seems quite powerful tough "Fan: 120x120x25, 750-2000RPM, 36 dBA, 81 CFM (PWM / 0.23A)" which make me doubt it.

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Post by Olle P » Fri May 08, 2009 7:09 am

Live wrote:... maybe a chimney cooling solution would work?
I can see that use with water cooling. A towering chimney at least 3ft tall with water on the inside.
Similar to Innovatek's HTCS-radiator, but more high tech.

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Post by JackyPerformance.com » Sun May 24, 2009 4:06 pm

are there any reviews on this heatsink, yet?
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has potential

Post by nepolean77 » Fri May 29, 2009 8:46 pm

The biggest worry I have with my computer is keeping it cool the little factory fans are not up to the job my computer runs slow when it is hot will look into the viability of this product as need to do something to keep my computer at a good operating temp...thanks

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Post by colm » Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:28 pm

hey I like it. I haven't said that since reverse cooling on an xp90 thoroughly and precisely ducted.
Very common sense to look at, no sharp fins as we stab at memory sticks with heatsink installed, solid for thermally stable, vortoxed for different angles (at and atx)...I would use it just looking at it.
Now to hack it to hold down on a socket 478... :roll:

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Post by widowmaker » Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:32 am

I imagine the base will be refined to include heatpipes. Maybe 2 pipes leading from the base to the top of the heatsink.

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Post by thepwner » Thu Jun 11, 2009 7:54 am

Ya I doubt that this can run passively. Doesn't look like you have much surface area. The fan sucking air over the heatsink (or sucking air thru the heatsink is more like it) is interesting because most heatsinks today have a fan blowing air onto the heatsink...I wonder if air and pressure and such work differently when pulling air over something instead of pushing it over something...maybe the air does it's own thing more and is more efficient...I don't know. But I do know that some of the Arctic Cooling fans won't be able to fit on this sucker because they're exhaust only fans. Too bad.

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Post by EsaT » Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:54 pm

thepwner wrote:I wonder if air and pressure and such work differently when pulling air over something instead of pushing it over something...maybe the air does it's own thing more and is more efficient...I don't know.
What fan really does is pushing air away and nature takes care of filling created "lower pressure" behind the fan...
And air moves into that low pressure through shortest/least resistance path.

There's so much false advertising that until proven correct PR excrements should be treated as lies.
(anyone remember Danamics?)
But I do know that some of the Arctic Cooling fans won't be able to fit on this sucker because they're exhaust only fans. Too bad.
That isn't any loss, frameless Arctic Fan is pretty much craptastic.

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Post by Pipps » Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:49 am

I look forward to seeing some test results whenever they may arrive!

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Post by casebuyer » Wed Jun 24, 2009 2:01 am

nice share

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Re: The future of air cooling? New radical heatsink design

Post by nepolean77 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:50 pm

you only need a additional fan if you live in tropical climate eg Asia or Australia,in NZ or Europe built in fan enough,I was in thailand so needed the extra cooling.

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