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Cooler Sits on top of the heat sink and consists of a fan and heat sink
heat sink Fans that draw heat away from the processor
thermal compound A creamlike compound that helps eliminate air pockets and helps to draw heat off the processor
case fan Helps draw air our of the case
liquid cooling system A cooling system that uses tubes to move water or other liquids around components and then away from them to a place where fans can cool the liquid.
Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) Set of standards used by BIOS to help save power
S1 state The hard drive and monitor are turned off and everything else runs normally.
S2 state The hard drive, monitor, and processor are turned off
S3 state Everything is shut down except for RAM and enough of the system to respond to a wake up call such as pressing the keyboard or moving the mouse
S4 state Everything in RAM is copied to a file on the hard drive and then the system is shut down.
chassis air guide (CAG) A round air duct that helps to pull and direct fresh air from outside the case to the cooler and processor.
Created by: epage