Microcool Mosfet Chipsink

Testing & Conclusion

Testing

For testing, I ran ATi Tool's artifact scanner. I recorded the temperatures of the voltage regulation area at idle, and after three minutes of load. The card was clocked at 500/500 idle, 700/800 load.



That's quite the drop from such small heatsinks! I have to say I had my doubt's in the beginning but I can see now that these heatsinks perform great.

Conclusion

If you're looking to get the most out of your overclock, or you just want to keep your components cool and running smoothly, I highly recommend you pick a few of these up. You can find them at many retailers if you are outside of Sidewinders shipping zone. For $1.25 each , they're a great investment.

Pro's
-Lightweight
-Cool well
-Good Price

Con's
-May be too tall for certain components




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Most Recent Comments

22-05-2006, 17:19:25

Raven

When they get hot, they can cause voltage fluctuation which can make your computer unstable at a certain point.



the warmer mosfets gets the less power can flow through them so im not so sure the voltage starts to fluctuate but more gets lower but can be wrong.Quote

22-05-2006, 18:03:15

NickS
Yeh, I read wikipedia's (i think) definition and paraphrased it.

NickQuote

23-05-2006, 07:53:14

systech
that's made from alumunium right? if that's made from copper,is better i think.. (cause cooper 3x alumunium in heat spreading i think)

later,Quote

23-05-2006, 09:13:11

Raven
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='systech'
that's made from alumunium right? if that's made from copper,is better i think.. (cause cooper 3x alumunium in heat spreading i think)
depends on.

aluminium is better than copper to transfer heat to the air so with a low airflow aluminium is better.

you can se the same thing in reviews on the zalman 7000b.

at the lowest fan setting the alcu performs the same as the cu but at max fan settings the cu is roughly 2 celsius better.Quote

23-05-2006, 09:18:15

FarFarAway
Yep and 'fets get low-flow usually so these will be pretty effectiveQuote
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