liquid cooling

  • Asetek Shows Off Liquid Cooled Mac Pro

    The Mac Pro isn’t exactly known for being a terribly loud computer, but I guess you can make it even quieter by adding liquid cooling. Of course, it’s not Apple approved so adding this type of technology will no doubt void your warranty, but it would give you the ability to overclock your machine. In fact, this is exactly what someone from Asetek did; added liquid cooling to an… Read More

  • Apple patent for liquid cooled portable computer submitted

    What do we have here, kiddies. Was Apple trying to slip one past us by submitting this tasty patent for a liquid cooled portable on Thanksgiving? This patent that may, or may not, see production describes two separate cooling processes involving liquid. Read More

  • Four-card ATI Crossfire Array Liquid Cooled In Taipei

    Lots of reference designs coming out of Taipei this week at Computex. Adding to that list is CoolIT Systems‘ factory-sealed, maintenance-free liquid-cooling system for AMD’s ATI Crossfire (no, not that Crossfire) configuration for the new high-performance Radeon HD 2900 XT graphic card. The assembly uses “micro-channel technology in a closed loop liquid-cooling… Read More

  • G5 Coolant Leak Destroys Mac

    Over on the Mactalk forums, user macdave posted a picture of his G5’s coolant leak. The results are not pretty. His logicboard, power supply, coolant system, and processors were all destroyed and now he is sans a G5 tower. He warns that any of the G5 towers that used liquid cooling could be at risk 18 to 24 months after purchase. Affected models include the G5 2.5GHz Dual CPU, G5 2.7GHz… Read More

  • OCZ Releases Water-Cooled RAM

    Heatsinks and spreaders are things of the past; OCZ has released memory modules with water-cooling. The core design element of OCZ’s Flex XLC Edition memory modules is the option of water-cooling. The water-cooled DDR2 PC2-6400 CL 3 FlexXLC Edition 2GB memory kits are geared towards maximum efficiency at lower speeds. These 800MHz modules run at CAS 3-4-4 automatically if your motherboard… Read More

  • Vigor Monsoon II Lowers CPU Temps Without All The Liquid-Cooling Tubes

    While Intel and AMD might be doing more to lower the operating temperatures of their processors, overclocking them still causes some high temps, especially if the case is chockfull of other performance components. This generally causes builders and buyers to switch to effiecient-yet-costly liquid-cooling systems. Vigor Gaming, a small gaming PC vendor, has been investing in another… Read More