"In wind tunnels metal honeycomb panels are often used to smooth out the turbulent airflow and create laminar airflow. Coolage's X120TF heatsink borrows from this idea with a loosely shaped honeycomb fin stack. It will be interesting to see what impact this kind of fin geometry has on the relatively deep fins of the X120TF heatsink - will it help or hinder the cooling performance? "
FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH (http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=2571)
"We proceed with our series of articles devoted to analyzing performance of modern CPUs in real applications and finding out the effect of processor features on performance. Today we shall analyze the effect of memory subsystem on performance on the example of Intel Core i7."
FULL STORY @ IXBTLABS (http://ixbtlabs.com/articles3/cpu/archspeed-2009-7-p1.html)