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by foreverdisturbed
Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Questions about Scythe's heatpipe caps
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

Questions about Scythe's heatpipe caps/thermacore

It will work with four but, probably not nessesary at such a low power. Why so long? The length will be the biggest problem if the pipe orientation is horizontal. If the pipe is verticle length should not be a problem and 3 pipes would be plenty for the amount of power it has to keep cool. In a hori...
by foreverdisturbed
Mon Sep 13, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Questions about Scythe's heatpipe caps
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

Questions about Scythe's heatpipe caps/thermacore

First I will tell you I was a Tech not an engineer. What I can tell you that $3,600 is no suprise for a prototype. Thermacore is not known for being low cost, Most job's were high end. Length on a larger diameter heat pipe/thermosiphon usally meant that is was a gravity aided system. This means that...
by foreverdisturbed
Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Questions about Scythe's heatpipe caps
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

Questions about Scythe's heatpipe caps

Thank you, This is a much better welcome response than I got on Tom's Hardware Forum. Two different people told me not to respond to an old thread which was not that old and then they closed the thread.
by foreverdisturbed
Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Questions about Scythe's heatpipe caps
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

Questions about Scythe's heatpipe caps

Hello, I was a former employee of 18 years for Thermacore inc. and I can tell you that end caps on heat pipes have no function except to protect the end of the heat pipe. Solder is sometimes used because when a heat pipe is closed by means of a pinch off tool or also known as a cold weld it will cre...