Teardown of the Asus ROG Phone 6 shows all the cooling optimizations

06 July 2022
The cooler has to go in the middle - this keeps the phone comfortable to hold and gives you access to the four buttons on the cooler.

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Meynard, 08 Jul 2022For phone buyers The cooling system is just a joke and m... moreYou are working for Apple and you are trying to sell IOS phones ? :))
If not then go and do some research about gaming on Iphones first , before you talk bullshit.
I got an Iphone and after 30 mins of intensive gaming it overheats so bad that it becomes anoying to hold it in the hands. (heats up to 70 °C )
I also have an asus rog phone 6 , and after more then 30 mins of intensive gaming without the external cooler ( I did not buy that one ) it goes up to a maximum of 50 °C .
And also runs more smooth then the Iphone 13 pro.

    kevinmcmurtrie, 08 Jul 2022Haha, I tried using copper in some home made electronic dev... moreI literally said one could use aluminium and still have 4x heat conductivity compared to stainless steel? I still don't understand why that was a highlight thing to brag about.

    Also why would you use 1mm thick copper plate? Even placing a 0.2mm copper sheet would highly improve heat conductivity.

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      • 08 Jul 2022

      For phone buyers

      The cooling system is just a joke and marketing

      It wont cool your phone efficiently. Because in order to do that. Hardware is just 1 part, but software also needed to be optimized and this is the biggest part ( software is the soul)
      Without software optimization its like buying cool fancy clothes and fitting it an ugly fat body.

      Stop wasting money with android.

      Ios is more efficient and powerful compared to android. Hardware and software is optimized to run smoothly and efficiently. Developers knows this and thats why they develop  ios software apps/games first.

        SShock, 07 Jul 2022All of this fancy talks and exotic components and compounds... moreHaha, I tried using copper in some home made electronic devices. It's a far worse conductor than pyrolytic graphite and it's WAY too heavy and expensive. A 1mm slab of copper in a phone would nearly double its weight and not have a big cost advantage either. That's why it's aluminum, vapor channel, or pyrolytic graphite.

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          • 07 Jul 2022

          A-R-T-E, 07 Jul 2022Manufacturer fault not using proper materials My sony p... more13w? thats why Sony has suck battery live.. 90fps is exclusive for sony xperia only in certain fps game.. because they paying

            Anonymous, 07 Jul 2022At the smartphone level, any passive cooling, including the... moreThey using cheap thin layer copper, unlike sony pro-i no issues

              Anonymous, 07 Jul 2022dude why are blaming phone manufacturer when ovendragon the... moreManufacturer fault not using proper materials

              My sony pro-i, uses double copper chambers with no throttle and getting 90fps, though it heats up to 40 degrees and becomes warm no throttling or app closure
              And its using s888 at 13watt off power 13tdp, no issue

                NickValok, 07 Jul 2022At the smartphone level, any passive cooling, including the... moreNot everyone runs torture benchmarks for full hour. Hell, most people don't even game that long on phones. Point of vapor chambers is to widen the surface area of tiny chips and prolong the time before heat saturation happens as whole phone heats up.

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                  • 07 Jul 2022

                  NickValok, 07 Jul 2022At the smartphone level, any passive cooling, including the... moredude why are blaming phone manufacturer when ovendragon the one should all take the blame or even arm should.

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                    • 07 Jul 2022

                    Anonymous, 07 Jul 2022My father used to use Facebook on his J1. Way heavier tas... moreikr

                      At the smartphone level, any passive cooling, including the vapor chamber, does not have a significant effect. Devices claiming to reduce heat only increase benchmark stability by raising the upper throttling temperature limit, resulting in the device becoming untouchable. This is by no means the right direction.

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                        • tui
                        • 07 Jul 2022

                        Will the cable snaf off easily like its predecessor?

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                          • 07 Jul 2022

                          [deleted post]Genshin is a Chinese game but the pronunciation is taken from its Japanese name. Now get lost, racist.

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                            • 07 Jul 2022

                            Anonymous, 06 Jul 2022are you one of those people who play genshin on samsung j2 prime?My father used to use Facebook on his J1.
                            Way heavier task than genshi.

                              Anonymous, 07 Jul 2022oh well in my case i put graphite sheet from broken phone t... moreI'm pretty sure it's not "working great" if it's transferring heat to a plastic back. Because plastic is literally the best possible insulator...

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                                • 07 Jul 2022

                                SShock, 07 Jul 2022All of this fancy talks and exotic components and compounds... moreoh well in my case i put graphite sheet from broken phone to my phone..its work like a magic .put them on my plastic back casing.of course you need open it first

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                                  • 07 Jul 2022

                                  At the smartphone level, any passive cooling, including the vapor chamber, does not have a significant effect. Devices claiming to reduce heat only increase benchmark stability by raising the upper throttling temperature limit, resulting in the device becoming untouchable. This is by no means the right direction.

                                    kevinmcmurtrie, 06 Jul 2022Pyrolytic graphite is incredibly expensive because it'... moreAll of this fancy talks and exotic components and compounds, all entirely unnecessary and only exist to wow the clueless with fancy marketing names. Not to mention most of them aren't even that great. Everyone hyping "graphite sheets" like an ultimate cooling solution. Graphite/graphene sheets are only good because they aren't dirty like thermal paste and machine applies it easier, but graphite sheets need high pressure to have good contact and their heat conduction is very planar. Meaning heat travels super fast along the length of sheets, but very poorly through its (very thin) thickness.

                                    Or how some companies were advertising "stainless steel vapor chamber" as something amazing and special and all I could think was what a stupid choice of materials. Stainless steel is very poor for heat transmission compared to copper or aluminium. Aluminium has 4x higher head conductivity, copper has 8x higher heat conductivity. Why not just use a regular copper vapor chamber then?!

                                    I bet most phones would be fine if someone just slapped a simple copper sheet and quality thermal paste. And it would also cost way less, but wouldn't sell great on paper... Because in most cases, they don't even have that...

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                                      • 06 Jul 2022

                                      Anonymous, 06 Jul 2022I think passive cooling is more of a gimmick on smartphones... moreare you one of those people who play genshin on samsung j2 prime?

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                                        • Lkg
                                        • 06 Jul 2022

                                        Anonymous, 06 Jul 2022It is to cut costs. Those cooling parts seem cheap as heal ... moreYou are not gonna overheat devices like A53, 10iv, G52 no matter what you do.
                                        That is the point.