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Old 09-03-2010, 09:10 PM #1
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CPU sinks from hong kong are extremely cheap nowadays, and with a drill/lathe they can easily be modified to labby heatsinks with insane heat dissipation, like Flaminpyro's Maxsinks..

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That's an awesome heatsink for less than $5 shipped, with a fan.. How do the chinese do it??


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a lot of them work all day for a bowl of rice and a fish head


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Default Re: Cheap heatsink idea

yah think?





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Default Re: Cheap heatsink idea

I like them - if you could sell them at reasonable prices with aixiz sized holes in them i'd be interested.

The maxsink was a good idea, and i'd love to see more designs similar to that. Especially with 1 watt 445's hitting the market heatsinks like these provide a very good solution - at least for bench testing and measuring.

Getting them into a portable host is another story, but perhaps that is to be adressed at a later stage.
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Default Re: Cheap heatsink idea

well I cut one out of the aluminum and it's about 2mm over my Costco Cree host id . . . dunno if I could sell them for $25 though, my neighbor makes them for me and it's a perfect press fit. and the sinks are about $8.00 if you buy about 10 of them . . . You actually have to sand down your module to get it to fit to your liking.




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