just brew it! wrote: Seems fairly reasonable from a price standpoint too.
just brew it! wrote::lol: at them specifying the sizes of the packages based on the number of carats of diamond powder they contain...
For yourself, no. But the more carats the better when your girlfriend is showing her friends the heatsink you bought her...thegleek wrote:LOL yeah... I'll go with the 7 carat one for now... Doubt I'll need 24 carats for $20!
LOL... indeed, indeed. I may have heard something similar the first day of one of my materials science classes...TurtlePerson2 wrote:The real question is what material is best for how much it costs."
Mr.Lif wrote:Ah yes. Diamond is indeed the best naturally occuring thermal conductor. Or at least as far as I know.
I saw a youtube video of some guy making thermal paste out of industrial diamond powder and mixing it with (what is it, silicon?) paste in an altoid's tin as the dust is invasive and can screw up your lungs pretty bad, and test it in relation to good old AS5 and several others. It showed a noticeable improvement.
While searching for said video after reading your post here I found that someone has gone one step further and created a thermal paste one can purchase. Here. I'm tempted to purchase some to see how well it goes myself.
As for other forms of diamond cooling (diamond heatsink maybe? A geek's best friend ) may be a little out of the question as of now. We can only hope.
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