heat sink

CPU Cooling – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.6

Our CPU is one of the hottest devices in our computer, so it’s important to have an efficient cooling system. In this video, you’ll learn how heat sinks, on-board fans, case fans, liquid cooling, and passive cooling can be used to keep your system running at peak efficiency.

CPU Cooling Techniques – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.6

Your CPU creates a large amount of heat, and it’s important that your computer’s cooling system is working to keep your CPU at a reasonable working temperature. In this video, you’ll learn about how heat sinks, cooling systems, and liquid cooling systems can keep your processors cool.

Cooling the Death Star

Your diagnostic software is reporting that your computer’s CPU is getting hotter than the Death Star’s Super Laser. The CPU already has a heat sink, but it doesn’t appear to be working very well. What should you check to ensure the heat sink is optimally cooling your CPU? Pick three.