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Nevermind, OCZ Tony says they are on their way: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=148451


http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=40382

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OCZ HAS BEEN developing affordable sub-zero cooling for over two years now, and in the end, it delivered a stillborn baby.
The main problem that OCZ had was how to transport pressurised tanks across the ocean, from Taiwan/China to US and Europe.

While regular coolers have no problem being transported by boats or planes, a different set of regs apply to pressurised tanks, and with sub-zero cooling using nearly-identical concept as fridges, it would take a decent increase in manpower in every continent where the product is distributed to do a manual fill of each tank with gas, killing the once touted affordable price range.

After all, CryoZ was not supposed to be a mass volume product.

This once $199, later $299 product planned to shake up the market of sub-zero cooling systems and bring the price down to an affordable level, but problems with manufacturing were too great for the mass market.

So, if you're really high-geared to freeze your processor down, give Asetek's VapoChill a good look. OCZ is currently developing a high-performance hybrid water/air-cooling device which is slowly getting to market. µ
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A Moment of Silence Please...
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Shame, i respect them for trying though.
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It would have been nice to not have to pay $1000+ for phase, though...
    
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This is a sad day...
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Only when another even more extreme way of 24/7 cooling is developed can phase become affordable, there always has to be something that only the hardcore can use.
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post #7 of 53
my dream of affordable phase cooling's over
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I woke up thinking when this was going to be released.
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This is sad, i would so have bought it at 300$ =(
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post #10 of 53
Damn..

I bet they blew a lot of money off trying to get that to work.
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