How Manufacturers Test Heatsinks & Thermal Compound

Posted on Friday, Jan 06 2006 @ 07:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Have you ever wondered how a heatsink manufacturer tests its new heatsinks to ensure what you buy will do the job? AMD and Intel each do it a little bit differently, and the methods of each respective microprocessor manufacturer change with each successive CPU class. It's rare for any heatsink manufacturer to show off the test platform used for validating prototype heatsinks, but at a recent trade show in Taipei, FrostyTech was shown one such platform for Intel Pentium 4 LGA775 heatsinks. Read on over at Frostytech.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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