What is a heat sink?

March 30, 2009

A technician says that your laptop is running slowly because your heat sink may have come loose. What is a heat sink?

A) A heat sink uses cool water to lower the temperature of motherboard components.

B) A heat sink is a fan that sits directly on processors to provide additional cooling.

C) A heat sink is used to pull cool air through computer cases to lower the overall case temperature.

D) A heat sink dissipates heat from computer components through thermal conduction.

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