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lol yea they do, its the little soda can car cooler lol I forgot the can part.

Ill find a pic of one.

    
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Lol, that is badass.

Back on topic. Who knows what Dell has up their sleeve. Could be bad ass, could be dead fish. Who knows.
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lol yea they do, its the little soda can car cooler lol I forgot the can part.

Ill find a pic of one.

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Alright, I'm psychic, so I know exactly what this is.

I'm sure you all know what "black ice" is. It's that ice on the road that's black and causes car accidents. See, Dell was trying to think up some new forms of cooling(research committee), and they realized, "hey, black ice is cold". So they scooped some up for testing. For phase one of testing, they dumped the ice into a computer case(they left the fan on it in case the black ice cooling wasn't sufficient). Unfortunately, an unexpected problem arose, which was that the computer components weren't "black ice proof", which is a term coined by Dell signifying something's inability to function after coming into contact with the solid form of Dihydrogen Monoxide. So Dell is still in phase one of testing, trying to figure out how to dump solid ice on a motherboard without breaking it.

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Alright, I'm psychic, so I know exactly what this is.

I'm sure you all know what "black ice" is. It's that ice on the road that's black and causes car accidents. See, Dell was trying to think up some new forms of cooling(research committee), and they realized, "hey, black ice is cold". So they scooped some up for testing. For phase one of testing, they dumped the ice into a computer case(they left the fan on it in case the black ice cooling wasn't sufficient). Unfortunately, an unexpected problem arose, which was that the computer components weren't "black ice proof", which is a term coined by Dell signifying something's inability to function after coming into contact with the solid form of Dihydrogen Monoxide. So Dell is still in phase one of testing, trying to figure out how to dump solid ice on a motherboard without breaking it.

This is the truth.
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i dont understand how some people are saying the new computer is performance gains or security improvements. It says a "COlD front" is coming and a new technology like youve never seen. i think there trying to hint a better form of cooling.. My guess (just a guess) is its something we havent even said, NEW technology... exlusive to dell. probably isnt good but it will be different
"COlD front" ? pfft this is easy it'll be a TEC + Water on a Conroe clocked at ~3.5 Ghz..
    
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On Dell's website, specifally the config pages for the XPS710, show a "new and improved" approach to air cooling.

Dell would not integrate phase change cooling or even TEC cooling because these are used specifically when overclocking...and last time I checked, Dell is still against overclocking.

If Alienware came out with the same thing, called it Black Ice, etc...I might believe for a second that they went and added phase change cooling.
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My brother, the guy who taught me everything, works at Dell.



Why?
Dells used to be
Dell's =! High performance enthusiast machine
(until now, even the people who do not know what a IDE ribbon can have a high end machine with a great warranty (paid for... of course.))

Dell = Low end user who does not know how to build there own, me for instance, before my brother taught me how. GX110, good ol' days.
I used to have a Dell XPS 7 years ago... It was dominant... P3 699 mhz, 128 MB of RAM. TNT Riva... CD Burner (OMGOOSES!!!11!!)... Oh and a massive 20 GB Hard Drive... Only dell I would ever buy would be an XPS... They are teh nice... Good support too. But I like building my own
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"COlD front" ? pfft this is easy it'll be a TEC + Water on a Conroe clocked at ~3.5 Ghz..


they could take it so mutch higher but they wouldent lol
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