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Dell would never do phase. Its way too extreme for someone who would buy a dell to manage. Also, consider the cost. They wouldn't be able to sell something that expensive.

I thought this was a funny quote: "Sources, however, suggest that Black Ice may be a phase change cooling system ... which dramatically reduces the temperature of the systems beyond even liquid cooling." A bit of an understatement. lol

Its probably water cooling and possibly a low powered TEC. If it was anything more, it would be too much for a normal user to manage.
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post #72 of 77
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Originally Posted by Waupli View Post
Dell would never do phase. Its way too extreme for someone who would buy a dell to manage. Also, consider the cost. They wouldn't be able to sell something that expensive.

I thought this was a funny quote: "Sources, however, suggest that Black Ice may be a phase change cooling system ... which dramatically reduces the temperature of the systems beyond even liquid cooling." A bit of an understatement. lol

Its probably water cooling and possibly a low powered TEC. If it was anything more, it would be too much for a normal user to manage.

You didn't get all of that quote.

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Sources, however, suggest that Black Ice may be a phase change cooling system similar to that of Asetek's Vapochill cases, which dramatically reduces the temperature of the systems beyond even liquid cooling.
They weren't referring to their phase change units but to these

    
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Them are ugly mother... er... cases.
    
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Them are ugly mother... er... cases.
Dam right they are, but you can't beat turning your case into a fridge so the whole thing is cold.
    
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wow frozen CPU is like 15 min from my house i wonder if i went there they would have one of those on display...
post #76 of 77
personally i reckon dell dont have the balls for anything as exciting as phase or even water cooling, ill bet its a low wattage pelt air cooled. no risks. less ways too muck up.
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its a case

look at the shape of the case, the black ice pic is a close up with added "ice" effect
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