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Old January 29, 2010, 10:10 AM
Zero82z Zero82z is offline
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From the review:
However, unlike the Extreme version which uses aluminum as the transfer medium, the Flex has a solid copper base. While copper is not as efficient a transfer medium as aluminum, it can soak up more heat and we believe it will result in a net gain.
This is incorrect. Copper has higher thermal conductivity than aluminum and transfers heat more quickly.

Also, I suspect the CNPS10X Extreme uses a copper base as well, though it is nickel-plated. Most high-end coolers with nickel-plated bases do use copper.

Last edited by Zero82z; January 29, 2010 at 10:16 AM.
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