Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

If i glue these onto my processors heatsink will it cool better

Last response: in Overclocking
Share
April 20, 2012 4:33:38 PM

they sell theese aluminum-cooler-heat-sink-chipset-for-ram-memory-
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/aluminum-cooler-heat-sink-...
and i was wondering if i was to stick a bunch of them to the sides on an older amd heatsink, would it run more cool?
thanks!!
April 20, 2012 4:41:46 PM

If 3M adhesive tape conducts heat, then sure. Keep in mind you get what you pay for.

m
0
l
a c 190 K Overclocking
April 20, 2012 4:42:27 PM

I admire the spirit but probably the best modification you could do there is replace the heatsink with a better one,
or at least mod a decent high Cfm fan onto it,,
I glued a card template/gasket to the stock Hs on one Am2+ Rig I built, then glued an 80mm fan on top of that, it still runs very cool two years on:p 
Moto
m
0
l
Related resources
April 20, 2012 4:42:35 PM

These are for VRAM, I don't think they'll do too much good being stuck on another heatsink itself..If you want your CPU to run cooler, you could try an aftermarket cooling solution?
m
0
l
April 20, 2012 4:49:10 PM

catatafish said:
If 3M adhesive tape conducts heat, then sure. Keep in mind you get what you pay for.

???
m
0
l
April 20, 2012 4:56:26 PM

He means that if the tape that comes with it can conduct heat, then sure.
m
0
l
April 20, 2012 4:57:36 PM

Markusx64 said:
???


Translation: I clicked the site and read that they are applied with 3M adhesive. Do those even conduct heat? If not, how will the heat be transferred to the fin?

Even if they do, look at the surface area and compare it to the surface area of a well known "actual" heatsink product like the Hyper 212. It's de minimus.

By the time you buy enough of those to do any good, you've spent what it would cost to just buy an amazing heat sink for $30 that actual works significantly.

Sorry, but this product reminds me of the car mod world where everyone is selling "grounding wires" for "lower idle and smoother throttle response".
m
0
l
April 20, 2012 5:00:43 PM

Quote:
By the time you buy enough of those to do any good, you've spent what it would cost to just buy an amazing heat sink for $30 that actual works significantly

That's what I was trying to say before :lol: 
m
0
l
a c 235 K Overclocking
April 20, 2012 5:16:28 PM

Markusx64 said:
they sell theese aluminum-cooler-heat-sink-chipset-for-ram-memory-
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/aluminum-cooler-heat-sink-...
and i was wondering if i was to stick a bunch of them to the sides on an older amd heatsink, would it run more cool?
thanks!!


No it would not run more cool, because you'll be sticking them to the outer parts of the heat sink, and the most heat transfer is in the center of the heat sink, the heat sinks fan design does not even blow air on the outer areas of the heat sink anyway.


m
0
l
!