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The OCZ Hydrojet cooler uses an advanced heatsink material

The first heatsink to make use of directional carbon nanotubes, the OCZ Hydrojet, was on display at Computex 2007. Carbon nanotubes, an allotrope of carbon, are widely regarded as the next major thermal interface material because of their superior thermal conduction properties.
http://dailytech.com/OCZ+Displays+Ca...rticle7571.htm
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An OCZ rep showed me that last week. It's apparently an air/water hybrid heatsink.
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Hmmm i have seen this several times, but never understood what those nanotubes did until now.

Sounds awesome.

I don't think you'll want to lap this puppy lol.
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the carbon nanotube is just a tiny tube, and combine them together they form the base of the cooler. Based on the article, this material is better than copper.
    
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and 5 times better at that, but I'm sure teh OCZ spin doctors would have you believe that it cools better than phase.
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Well for air cooling its just going to get nearer to ambient. So you would have to have it on phase or water for it to be effective.
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Carbon 60 is way to expensive and slow to manufacture. This will not leave prototype.
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Isn't Carbon 60 radioactive? Oh .. no that's Cobalt-60. My bad, lol.

Would be cool if it did come from prototype though
    
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Sure is big for something called a NANOtube.
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Originally Posted by liermam View Post
Sure is big for something called a NANOtube.
It's not called nanotube itself, that's the design/shape of carbon used.
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