Top down cooler for cpu benifits?

dman777

dman777

New Member
#1
I know side ways cooling on a cpu is more efficient and cools better. But what are the benifts of using a top down cooler/heatsink on a cpu?
 
Shinma

Shinma

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#2
Depending on design,
Less stress on the mobo due less height.
Cooling of surrounding areas of the processor. eg. MOSFETs.
 
DanceMan

DanceMan

Procrastinating Member
#3
Ditto on cooling the motherboard cpu power components. Tower design allows a cleaner airflow through the case, but at the cost of air on the voltage regulator and other bits.
 

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