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post #11 of 77
If its phase, you have to admit, that would be a step up for a DELL, but surely this would have been tried on DELL Alienware's before?
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post #12 of 77
they make their computers out of ice now so that it will melt by the time it's so obsolite that it's practically unusable. all you have to do then is dump it down the toilet like other things of similar caliber
    
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windows skin?
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post #14 of 77
I don't know...

It's kind of interesting and frankly it's confusing me.

I doubt that they would make a phase change system but at the same time to get ahead of Alienware's ALX which is basically the only watercooling system available from the big PC makers right now.. It may make sense, but I'm leaning more towards thealmightyone, DuckieHo & atomicfission92's conclusion of Water & TEC/Peltier.

Besides Phase isn't WATER, phase is vapor, so.. Water & Ice? Possibly?
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post #15 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by lightsource View Post
I don't know...
I doubt that they would make a phase change system but at the same time to get ahead of Alienware's ALX which is basically the only watercooling system available from the big PC makers right now.
Um...Dell owns Alienware
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post #16 of 77
if this is phase i will ask myself why WHY do they need this if u buy a dell YOU DONT OVERCLOCK
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post #17 of 77
XPS's are overclockable.
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post #18 of 77
Well I see they are using the BTX form factor for the dells now.
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post #19 of 77
Hey my brother is the sales rep here at the Dell plant, i'll see if he can tell me anything about them.
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post #20 of 77
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Originally Posted by thealmightyone View Post
My money is on a low-power TEC and air cooler combo.
I agree. A TEC is fairly manageable for your "normal" user, but phase would be way too dangerous. Dell's legal department would never let them do that.

Probably a new XPS gimmick with a 2% overclock, if nothing else.
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