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Journal of the Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers - Vol. 29 , No. 3

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Journal of the Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers - Vol. 29, No. 3, pp.243-250
Abbreviation: J. Korean Soc. Manuf. Technol. Eng.
ISSN: 2508-5107 (Online)
Print publication date 15 Jun 2020
Received 09 Apr 2020 Revised 27 Apr 2020 Accepted 07 May 2020
DOI: https://doi.org/10.7735/ksmte.2020.29.3.243

히트파이프와 공기측 핀의 자연대류를 이용한 데스크톱 PC 냉각 시스템에 관한 실험적 연구
민병선a ; 조호성a ; 남경원a ; 박창용a, *

An Experimental Study on Desktop PC Cooling System with Heat Pipes and Air-side Fin Natural Convection
Byeong-Sun Mina ; Ho-Seong Choa ; Kyeong-Won Nama ; Chang Yong Parka, *
aDept. of Mechanical System Design Eng., Seoul National Univ. of Science and Technology
Correspondence to : *Tel.: +82-2-970-6360 E-mail address: cypark@seoultech.ac.kr (Chang Yong Park).

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Abstract

In this study, the forced convection electronics cooling systems in a desktop PC were replaced with a natural convection cooling system, and their cooling performance was compared experimentally. The natural convection cooling system consisted of a cooling block, cooling plate-fin assembly, and heat pipes. With this system, the operating temperature of the CPU (Central Processing Unit) was higher than that with the forced convection system owing to the lack of cooling capacity caused by the limited installation location and space. However, the properly designed natural convection cooling system for the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) provided sufficient cooling capacity and the lower GPU operating temperature than that with forced convection under both idling and maximum calculation load conditions. The electric power consumption of the PC with the natural convection cooling system was at least 12.1% lower than that with forced convection.


Keywords: Air cooling, Desktop PC, Fins, Heat pipe, Natural convection

Acknowledgments

본 연구는 서울과학기술대학교 교내학술연구비 지원으로 수행되었으며 이에 감사드립니다.


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Byeong-Sun Min

Bachelor’s degree in the Department of Mechanical System Design Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology.His research interest is experimental thermal engineering

E-mail: minbsun26@naver.com

Ho-Seong Cho

Bachelor’s degree in the Department of Mechanical System Design Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology.His research interest is experimental thermal engineering.

E-mail: joho123@seoultech.ac.kr

Kyeong-Won Nam

Bachelor’s degree in the Department of Mechanical System Design Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology.Her research interest is experimental thermal engineering.

E-mail: krngw1188@naver.com

Chang Yong Park

Professor in the Department of Mechanical System Design Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology.His research interest is experimental thermal and fluid engineering.

E-mail: cypark@seoultech.ac.kr