Elementary school will teach us that heat is shared. If one object is hot, the one beside it also heats up. It’s common sense! Touch something, you feel the temperature. Simple as that. Of course, it applies in other things, too, not just in your grade school science.

 

One example is your computer. PCs have their own sense of heat. They have their own needs to manage when it comes to temperature control. A good computer is a computer that is well-managed in their temperature changes, from rising to lowering. Let’s also not forget that there are other factors, too, outside of the simple parts involved.

 

 

1. Heat Sink Fan
The very first thing to make sure of is the processor heat sink. The heat sink is the thing that needs to be placed on top of the CPU. It allows a computer to cool itself down around that area of the motherboard. We know a computer is useless with a malfunctioning processor, so obviously, a computer without a proper heat sink is also useless.

 

2. Motherboard Fans
There are also the fans outside of the heat sink. For example, the fans that are placed across the heat sink are also important. This allows the heat to escape from the case with ease. Our computer’s work isn’t really confined to the CPU, so we have to expect that cooling other parts of the computer is also important.

 

 

3. PCI Fans
In some cases, some fans are placed at the PCI slot. This is rather unorthodox these days, but it’s alright, because any cooling is good cooling! Whatever assets we have to promote temperature control should be utilized, and the PCI slot is such an asset. Every option is an option!

 

4. Water Cooling
We also have water cooling. Water cooling utilizes liquid to improve heat dissipation. It follows a certain length of tubing, which will allow heat to follow a certain path outward from the case, and cold liquid inward. Though managing such a system is frustrating at times, this is an effective way to control temperature, especially in E-Sports rigs that heat up one’s PC very well.

 

 

5. Specialized Chassis
Some chassis are special. They are actually totally open and allow heat to dissipate to the outside atmosphere from the motherboard with ease. This makes for fast maintenance when it comes to temperature, but it comes at a cost: dust will settle very easily, and needs brushing a lot.

 

In the end, heat management is important. Our computers need to have their temperatures set properly. This makes our work (or play) more effective, and in the end, the one with the “coolest” computer wins!


RECOMMENDED ARTICLE FOR TECHGUIDE


Rafael Aquino
How to Set Up A Gaming Mic
TechGuide • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 7 March 2018 9:39 AM | 660 Views
Using voice communication in games is a great idea. Many video games now use Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) to let players talk to each other using a mic. But how do you set.... See More
Rafael Aquino
How to Set Up A Gaming Mic
TechGuide • By: Rafael Aquino | Date Posted: 9:39 AM | 660 Views
Using voice communication in games is a great idea. Many video games now use Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) to let players talk to each other using a mic. But how do you set...See More

 
Overclock: Why and How
TechGuide Date Posted: 19 January 2017 10:28 AM | 600 Views
Overclocking has been around for decades. Overclocking is a gamer’s dream come true – push your computer to the limit to maximize performance and generate better frame rates for better displays.. See More
 
Overclock: Why and How
TechGuide Date Posted: 10:28 AM | 600 Views
Overclocking has been around for decades. Overclocking is a gamer’s dream come true – push your computer to the limit to maximize performance and generate better frame rates for better displays.See More

PCBG  Writing Staff
Audio Jacks: What Could Go Wrong?
TechGuide • By: PCBG  Writing Staff | Date Posted: 6 March 2018 11:51 AM | 945 Views
Years ago, audio output was as simple as looking at the jack’s color. Green? Yep, that’s your speaker. Blue? That’s your line-in. Pink? That’s for your microphone. Now, however... things have changed. The simplest.... See More
PCBG  Writing Staff
Audio Jacks: What Could Go Wrong?
TechGuide • By: PCBG  Writing Staff | Date Posted: 11:51 AM | 945 Views
Years ago, audio output was as simple as looking at the jack’s color. Green? Yep, that’s your speaker. Blue? That’s your line-in. Pink? That’s for your microphone. Now, however... things have changed. The simplest...See More

 
What’s Your Case
TechGuide Date Posted: 19 June 2018 10:18 AM | 456 Views
Computer chasses are important. They come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. We have to remember that a case is one of the most vital components of a computer, because not only does it.... See More
 
What’s Your Case
TechGuide Date Posted: 10:18 AM | 456 Views
Computer chasses are important. They come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. We have to remember that a case is one of the most vital components of a computer, because not only does it...See More

 
Five Big Reasons to Get Your Own PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi
TechGuide Date Posted: 16 August 2018 2:03 PM | 349 Views
PLDT Home, the country’s No.1 home broadband, has finally launched the PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi, its first prepaid broadband service that makes it a lot easier for more families to get their own high-speed.... See More
 
Five Big Reasons to Get Your Own PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi
TechGuide Date Posted: 2:03 PM | 349 Views
PLDT Home, the country’s No.1 home broadband, has finally launched the PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi, its first prepaid broadband service that makes it a lot easier for more families to get their own high-speed...See More

 
Which Case for Which Role
TechGuide Date Posted: 19 June 2018 11:03 AM | 426 Views
Each one of us have our own uses for computers. Some of us want to play games, while some of us just want to work. With this, we have to know what our computers.... See More
 
Which Case for Which Role
TechGuide Date Posted: 11:03 AM | 426 Views
Each one of us have our own uses for computers. Some of us want to play games, while some of us just want to work. With this, we have to know what our computers...See More

 
Singapore Invests in Kaspersky Lab’s New Cybersecurity Research
TechGuide Date Posted: 14 October 2017 2:07 PM | 835 Views
Kaspersky Lab is pleased to announce that the Singapore government recently awarded its research project on an innovative method of identifying APT malware source with a grant as part of the city-state’s bid to.... See More
 
Singapore Invests in Kaspersky Lab’s New Cybersecurity Research
TechGuide Date Posted: 2:07 PM | 835 Views
Kaspersky Lab is pleased to announce that the Singapore government recently awarded its research project on an innovative method of identifying APT malware source with a grant as part of the city-state’s bid to...See More

 
PLDT Home Unveils the First Whole Home Wi-Fi Solution in PH
TechGuide Date Posted: 1:58 PM | 756 Views
Strong and reliable Wi-Fi connection is a must-have for every Filipino home. Whether it’s for browsing, streaming, online gaming or keeping up on social media, the internet has become the main platform for Filipino.... See More
 
PLDT Home Unveils the First Whole Home Wi-Fi Solution in PH
TechGuide Date Posted: 1:58 PM | 756 Views
Strong and reliable Wi-Fi connection is a must-have for every Filipino home. Whether it’s for browsing, streaming, online gaming or keeping up on social media, the internet has become the main platform for Filipino...See More

 
Weird Input!
TechGuide Date Posted: 19 June 2018 10:05 AM | 533 Views
We want to control our computers. We have a keyboard and a mouse for that. Whether it’s for gaming, business, or tech use, we need to have our standard input hardware. There are many.... See More
 
Weird Input!
TechGuide Date Posted: 10:05 AM | 533 Views
We want to control our computers. We have a keyboard and a mouse for that. Whether it’s for gaming, business, or tech use, we need to have our standard input hardware. There are many...See More

PCBG  Writing Staff
Switching between NVIDIA® and AMD
TechGuide • By: PCBG  Writing Staff | Date Posted: 20 March 2018 11:09 AM | 869 Views
We have two GPU brands on opposite sides of the ring. On one side is the NVIDIA® GeForce®, well-known for its GPUs that focus on the use of CUDA technology and power consumption-control. On.... See More
PCBG  Writing Staff
Switching between NVIDIA® and AMD
TechGuide • By: PCBG  Writing Staff | Date Posted: 11:09 AM | 869 Views
We have two GPU brands on opposite sides of the ring. On one side is the NVIDIA® GeForce®, well-known for its GPUs that focus on the use of CUDA technology and power consumption-control. On...See More


Power by

Download Free AZ | Free Wordpress Themes