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Radiator air cooling or water cooling which is better

2022-09-27

With the development of science and technology, the performance of computers is getting higher and higher, and then the process of the process causes heat, so the radiator is born from this, and the radiator is a necessary accessory for the computer. Like a computer case with a radiator, the server in the computer room also needs a radiator. There are many types of radiators, the most common are air-cooled and water-cooled, but many people do not know whether water-cooled or air-cooled is better. So which one is better for radiator air cooling or water cooling? Next, let Upsystem Power factory answer it for you.

 

Radiator air cooling or water cooling which is better

 

Which is better, air cooling or water cooling?

 

1. Air-cooled radiator: The air-cooled radiator dissipates the heat that has been conducted to the heat dissipation block or the heat dissipation copper pipe into the air through the rotation of the fan, and then takes the heat out of the computer through the design of the air duct. So as to achieve the purpose of heat dissipation. The volume of the air-cooled radiator will be relatively small, and the size of the chassis should also be considered when purchasing. The noise of the air-cooled radiator will be louder when working, because the heat is dissipated by the wind generated by the fan. The heat dissipation effect of the air-cooled radiator is greatly affected by the environmental factors of the chassis; the air-cooled radiator will have great thermal fluctuations when the CPU is under high load, which may easily exceed the temperature warning range of the CPU, resulting in reduced frequency operation.

 

2. Water-cooled radiator: The working principle is a heat dissipation method that uses the heat dissipation liquid to circulate and flow under the drive of the pump to take away the heat of the CPU. The volume fraction of the water-cooled radiator is larger than that of the air-cooled radiator. Especially when choosing 240 or 360 cold radiators, it is necessary to confirm whether the chassis can be installed on this giant. The water-cooled radiator ratio has the advantages of quietness, stable cooling, and less dependence on the environment. When working, the heat is directly drawn out and will not accumulate inside the case. The cooling effect will be better when the CPU is under high load, because it will not be affected by the environmental factors inside the case when it works. However, it will not be very good under the CPU with low power performance and low performance, and the heat dissipation effect is poor, and the heat dissipation effect is greatly affected by the air duct built inside the chassis. The heat dissipation effect of the water-cooled radiator is also closely related to the internal heat dissipation liquid. The faster the heat dissipation liquid circulates under the drive of the pump, the better the heat dissipation effect. Liquid heat dissipation is used, so the sealing of each component is very important. , because any leakage or condensation is fatal to the computer.

 

Of course, there is no perfect thing, water cooling and air cooling are the same, each has advantages and disadvantages, how to choose needs to be judged according to your own needs or hobbies, there is no unified standard. No matter what kind of heatsink is used, as long as our CPU can be stabilized in a lower temperature range when it is working.