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Would extra heatsinks lower the temperature overall?

Last response: in Overclocking
June 21, 2012 3:42:44 AM

Random question and I hope it's in the right part of the forum..

I could get my hands on a couple of big working AMD CPU-coolers for just a few dollars..
I'm wondering if just having them inside the case will act as passive cooling?
They wouldn't be obstructing the airflow and I could even connect them to PSU..
I'm not planning on overclocking much, just thinking if it would be benefitial somehow.. :) 
a c 190 K Overclocking
June 21, 2012 9:07:08 PM

Just having heatsinks inside the case wouldn't help, if the fans on them were plugged in they would affect airflow, but I doubt it would be beneficial