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[Tom's Hardware] EKWB Debuts LN2 Evaporation Cooler

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This product is built to cool the memory modules and as it is no longer a water cooling product, and we should not expect to hook it up to our water cooling loop. Instead, it is an evaporation tub. The idea is simple: Make sure you mount it on a horizontally placed motherboard and fill the evaporation tub with liquid nitrogen (or place dry ice inside it).

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/EKWB-EK-SF3D-LN2-Liquid-Nitrogen-Dry-Ice-Cooling-Memory,22572.html

Seems like a waste of money IMO, especially since RAM barely gets hot tongue.gif
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Yeah true, I can't believe people actually spend like $50 for RAM coolers. rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by YouGotJaked View Post

Seems like a waste of money IMO, especially since RAM barely gets hot tongue.gif

RAM doesn't really get hot normally, but LN2 is useful when pushing ridiculous clocks, like 3Ghz+. I've seen benchers use it a lot, but this is the first actual RAM pot that I've seen; they normally just use some foil, from what I've seen.
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as said it has its uses for extreme RAM ocing, looks nice and i wonder how it compares to RAM pots like from k|ngp|n such as the dominance or ney pro
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Originally Posted by StayFrosty View Post

Yeah true, I can't believe people actually spend like $50 for RAM coolers. rolleyes.gif

I think its nice because it is innovation for LN2 enthousiasts. thumb.gif

When you aim for the highest possible clock, you do everything to achieve it.
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post #6 of 11
It looks nice and the price tag is relatively affordable...I wanna see their new cpu pot their launching soon. Should be cheap and come with interesting anti condensation goodies. rolleyes.gif
post #7 of 11

A prototype of our upcoming CPU pot can be seen here:

 

 

Keep an eye out next week for more :)

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Hey, if anything, for 50€ you've got quite a nice heatsink for the RAMs where you can pour some LN2 when benching! biggrin.gif
   
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Saw these a few days ago and I like the modules. Will probably use them with a Monarch X4 in my current build just for something a little different.
    
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by derickwm View Post

A prototype of our upcoming CPU pot can be seen here:




Keep an eye out next week for more smile.gif

Last time I checked the CPU had some insulation issues. It's supposed to be an easy design that prevents condensation through the mounting system and the heating system included.

But since it looks like this in use:



just imagine what heating the base will do. Water everywhere....

Much rather my OCN marksman with a properly prepped board:



The ram pot looks pretty cool though. The opening is quite small though, so might be hard to pour.
Edited by Alatar - 5/17/13 at 5:04am
 
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