On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:44 AM, Steven D'Aprano
<steve+comp.lang.pyt...@pearwood.info> wrote:
> The fact that CPUs need anything more than a passive heat sink is
> *exactly* the problem. A car engine has to move anything up to a tonne of
> steel around at 100kph or more, and depending on the design, they can get
> away with air-cooling. In comparison, a CPU just moves around a trickle
> of electric current.

So, let me get this straight. A CPU has to have a fan, but a car
engine doesn't, because the car's moving at a hundred kays an hour. I
have a suspicion the CPU fan moves air a bit slower than that.

*dives for cover*


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