The tags , , , and seem to be synonymous.

Personally, I would set as the master tag, but I wanted to leave that up for discussion.

For all I know it would be clearly better to have the true tag be , say (currently unused).

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    Brilliant revision, @random. I think cooling is fine for the primary tag. Thermal management is a bit more cumbersome.
    – nhinkle
    Jul 31, 2011 at 18:53
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    Hm. Still, one could argue that something "overheating" does not always imply "cooling" or vice-versa.
    – slhck
    Jul 31, 2011 at 19:19
  • Yes, but do people actually use the tags precisely enough that they are distinct subjects of interest?
    – Kevin Reid
    Jul 31, 2011 at 19:47

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I agree that is probably best here, as computers generating heat always means "let's get rid of it". Plus there are ancient companies like "PC Power & Cooling" so this is an established term.

All the above are retagged and synonymized to cooling.


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