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Old 18th January, 2002, 10:34 AM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Originally posted by RudyNg
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It will come to a pleatau of the curve and level off, any extra flow may not be useful but harmful as it may cause turbulance within the fin of the heatsink itself, thus lowering its efficiency.
Surely you want turbulance within the fin area of the heatsink in order to effect better heat transfer? I thought that a laminar airflow over the fin area would reduce the heat transfer?

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