M18x R2 MXM1 copper heatsink

Discussion in 'Alienware 18 and M18x' started by Johndill, Feb 26, 2020.

  1. Johndill

    Johndill Notebook Consultant

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  2. Maxware79

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    I'm also interested to see. I was thinking about trying one out
     
  3. TheReciever

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    They are just cut so you dont need to dremel your own heatsink

    For mine, I was able to keep my 1070 at 54c with full fan, but it was all copper and 5 heatpipes
     
  4. Rengsey R. H. Jr.

    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    I have some copper backplate for MXM cards if you guys are interested ?
     
  5. MagicMike

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    Can you post a photo of it please?
     
  6. Johndill

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    I would like to know if it's the extra heatpipes that make the main difference on these heatsinks or is it the all copper plate cover?
     
  7. TheReciever

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    Heatpipes transport the heat from a to b

    The exchanger is where you want the most mass. Generally, aluminum is good but copper can hold more kinetic energy.

    Then Obviously the air carries it off the exchanger
     
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