E.U.N.U.C.H. (Materialthickness)

From: Mike Ford <mikeford_at_socal.rr.com>
Date: Fri Nov 19 22:28:54 1999

>> Since we are talking fluid cooling, anybody putting a heatsink on both
>> sides of the chip?
>> I would not worry too much about the water side, pressure and flow can work
>> wonders there, but would keep the copper plate just thick enough to avoid
>> hot spots and cover as much of the chip surface as electrically possible.
>Well, sounds gut at first sight - just three problems:
>First you have only a _very_ small free area on the 'other' side - there
>are some nasty pins, and somehor it is no-good to touch them.
>Ans second, this is hard to do in any standard board - and even
>with custom extenders you still have to connect them and the
>wire length becomes a problem - adding 10% corespeed and loosing
>20% bus speed isn't exactly a gain.

What I had in mind was a hole in the motherboard, perhaps two (water
in/out), with a small plate making contact directly under the "chip". My
guess is that it could be substantly more effective given the internal
construction of most chips.
Received on Fri Nov 19 1999 - 22:28:54 GMT

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