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Next generation of heatsink: 30x more efficient, doesn't collect dust.

#31ygfbvPosted 6/28/2012 12:57:44 PM
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From: Soldier3rdClass | #013
Anybody ever stick there hand into a powered computer and accidentally touch the fan?

Yes, actually. It's quite painful and can go to the bone.


What the hell kind of fans are you using? I've gone and stuck my hands into all kinds of computer fans and never gotten so much as a cut.


At the time I was using six Scythe Ultra Kaze fans that were overvolted...
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#32R i c kPosted 6/28/2012 1:05:48 PM
Looks awesome but how does one mount a spinsink? Would this force us back to horizontal desktops?
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#33MASKOAAAPosted 6/28/2012 1:18:27 PM
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My fans never stop spinning while my computer is on and they get plenty dusty...


At 2000rpm??


GPU fans get dusty.
#34Snuckie7Posted 6/28/2012 1:33:34 PM
MASKOAAA posted...
Snuckie7 posted...
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My fans never stop spinning while my computer is on and they get plenty dusty...


At 2000rpm??


GPU fans get dusty.


You have gpu fans that spin at 2000rpm? What?
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#35MASKOAAAPosted 6/28/2012 1:43:53 PM
Snuckie7 posted...
MASKOAAA posted...
Snuckie7 posted...
link510 posted...
My fans never stop spinning while my computer is on and they get plenty dusty...


At 2000rpm??


GPU fans get dusty.


You have gpu fans that spin at 2000rpm? What?


I have gpu fans that spin at 5,000 when being pushed....the artcle said that the fans don't collect dust b/c they are spinning so fast....2,000 RPM isn't that fast when it comes to computer cooling. My fans idle around 1900rpm.
#36Snuckie7Posted 6/28/2012 1:46:38 PM
Maybe it's a special fan? From the article "the blades are spinning far too quickly to ever collect dust."
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#37neroAngeloPosted 6/28/2012 1:49:30 PM
I remember this being announced at least 2 years ago. Vaporware?
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#38Artemis_FeiPosted 6/28/2012 1:51:22 PM
Big problem with this.

Most towers are placed vertically.

That uniform gravitational pressure that you get for having your heatsink horizontally probably helps make it stable.
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#39R i c kPosted 6/28/2012 1:52:05 PM(edited)
From: MASKOAAA | #035
I have gpu fans that spin at 5,000 when being pushed....the artcle said that the fans don't collect dust b/c they are spinning so fast...

They're saying the heatsink doesn't collect dust because the heatsink itself is spinning. If you take apart a dusty computer a heatsink is going to collect a lot more dust than the fan attached to it. They're not implying this spinsink is going to be immaculate even if you never clean it, just that it'll be way cleaner than a conventional heatsink.
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