[rescue] Perverse Question

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Sun Jun 8 14:32:44 CDT 2003

On Sun, 8 Jun 2003, Frank Van Damme wrote:

> On Sunday 08 June 2003 17:27, Al Potter wrote:
> > But this isn't a typical "modern" x86 CPU.  It's one of VIAs Eden or C3
> > cpus, power consumption figures quoted below, but figure that some of them
> > are designed to run with no heat sink on the CPU.....
> Passive cooling != no heat sink, for the record
> passive cooling  no fans on the heatsink ;-)

Says who? a heat sink is still a passive element, doesn't require energy
transformation to dissipate heat. Hence the term passive or Passive since
when capitalization of a word changes its meaning?

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