Water-cooled radiators, as the name suggests, use the high heat capacity of the heat-dissipating liquid to remove the heat released by the CPU. The water-cooled heat pump can speed up the circulation of the water stream, while the traditional air-cooled heat pipe uses the fluid circulation to evaporate to transfer heat to other places. .
From a practical point of view, for example, some low-power CPUs do not consume high power, and the heat is not high. Generally, the air-cooling heat is sufficient. Most of the water cooling is for DIY overclockers. While reducing the high temperature of the hyperband, the most important thing is that some of the industrially designed split water cooling will give a strong visual impact. The price is of course not too expensive, from a few hundred yuan to a thousand dollars or even more expensive. But for some DIYers, it is still a must-have component for them to show their "hand (zhuang) art (B)".
At present, the water cooling market is roughly divided into two categories: integrated and split.
It's simpler, integrated, you can understand that the merchant is assembled for you, and you can use it when you buy it. The split style is a test of the player's hands-on ability. The visual effects of the two are also very different. The one-piece is simpler, and the split-type water-cooled plasticity is stronger, which is why DIY players like it.
Whether it is one-piece or split, their structural theory is the same. Here is mainly a brief introduction to split water cooling.
Also called water-cooled block, the same principle as air-cooled radiator, generally water-cooled with pure copper nickel plating, nickel plating can prevent the migration of copper atoms, can protect copper from oxidation at the CPU contact surface, the difference is water-cooled The water channel through which the head must circulate the liquid must be completely confined, otherwise the consequences are unimaginable.
Water-cooled liquid can make the chassis colorful, but it is not our ordinary household water or pure water. It must be non-conductive, non-corrosive pure water, that is, pure and flawless H2O. Generally, we buy specially processed distilled water. Of course, we can also buy a good color water-cooled liquid.
The pump is the heart of the entire water-cooling system, which is pushing the water-cooled liquid to circulate. The liquid in the water block that absorbs the heat of the CPU will circulate with the water flow, bringing the lower temperature water-cooled liquid to the water-cooling block to continue to absorb heat. The water pump is divided into an AC water pump and a DC water pump (AD, DC). The DC pump has the characteristics of small volume and low noise. The AC pump is larger than the DC pump and has high noise, but the power is larger. The specific choice depends on the length of the pipe and the number of branches.