With Intel's Prescott launch, the cooling industry took somewhat of a hit, as cooling companies had to struggle to keep Intel's thermally inefficient processors running cool. Not only that, but the enthusiast community demanded affordable heatsinks to further overclock their Intel processors. The most interesting aspect of the equation was the fact that AMD's Athlon64 microprocessors overclocked exceptionally well with standard heatsinks.
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CES 2006 Coverage: Air-Cooling Not Dead, Innovation Stalls
Posted on Monday, January 09 2006 @ 16:57 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck