[CentOS] [OT] Video card radiator

Mon Feb 10 23:17:10 UTC 2014
Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>

On Mon, 10 Feb 2014, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> g wrote:
>> On 02/10/2014 10:15 AM, Michael Hennebry wrote:
>> <>
>>> I'm considering wrapping a thin piece of cardboard in electrical tape
>>> and sliding it under the lower end of the radiator.
>> i do hope you give that one hell of a lot of consideration.
>> you are dealing with a *heat sink*, aka *HOT*, tho maybe just warm,
>> or too warm to hold you hand on.
> I agree. The on-chip sensors warn us if it goes over, um, 76, I think.
> Celsius.
> <snip>
>> something on order of fiberglass or even a broken piece of a pcb
>> with traces removed.
> Broken piece of Pyrex?

Don't have any of those.
Might have some epoxy I could coat the cardboard with.

That said, from pictures of other such radiators,
mine appears to be normal.
How do the the others keep from shorting out their cards?

Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
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