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This better then traditional cooling blocks ?

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Maybe it's been posted before but i found this out on the the Thermaltake site.

Volcano 4005

in theory this should cool much better then only a copper block
post #2 of 12
The only way this will cool better than any other water block is if your radiator is not sufficient to neutralize the input heat from the CPU.
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It's just as good as an air HS- The only thing is inefficiency is generated from transferring the heat to the copper, to the water, and then back to the copper again in the same block :\\ I wouldn't poke a 10ft pole near that. And, it's 1/4" tubing, which is awful for flowrates :[
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id say it would be fun to try if you used 100$ bills for toilet paper
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Problem with such systems (including water) is mechanical systems fail. And being more complex, it's more points for failure. On fan systems a fan will go out, and it's nothing to replace (any local computer shop has a fan). Water and exotic systems, if it fails, it can be a royal mess to clean or recover from, let alone waiting for a replacement in the mail.

Nice concept, but yet another layer of complexity which is bound to fail.
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id say it would be fun to try if you used 100$ bills for toilet paper
Get all that green down there?!?! Someone would think you are diseased!
    
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Get all that green down there?!?! Someone would think you are diseased!
and who would be lookin down there for that disease
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post #8 of 12
*plugs holes in ears with anything nearby that can fit*

I say stick with something simple for cooling... the more things that CAN go wrong, the more things WILL go wrong.

I think thats Murphy's Law...
    
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post #9 of 12
i would be curios to see how that cooler would work though, maybe fixin it up and mounting a panaflo or fm121 on it, maybe a one inch tubing version XD
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Originally Posted by StarryNite View Post
Problem with such systems (including water) is mechanical systems fail. And being more complex, it's more points for failure. On fan systems a fan will go out, and it's nothing to replace (any local computer shop has a fan). Water and exotic systems, if it fails, it can be a royal mess to clean or recover from, let alone waiting for a replacement in the mail.

Nice concept, but yet another layer of complexity which is bound to fail.
So by what you are saying is, we should all be using type writers, single cores, 1 HDD, ect.

Offtopic - Your avatar is freaking me out.
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