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Old January 29, 2010, 10:46 AM
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Your absolutely right that pure Copper has about 2x conductivity of alu. My understanding of the ability if ALU to radiate heat faster than Copper was flawed. After talking to some engineers who I trust my understanding that copper could suck up more heat but released slower than aluminum was indeed incorrect. Thank you from bringing this to my attention and GREAT catch. Definitely not the first time I have been wrong and probably wont be the last :)

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