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Say it ain't so:

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This self-cooling effect means that graphene-based electronics could require little or no cooling . . .
No more heatsinks need apply? Oh nos!
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post #2 of 72
Self-cooling + heatsink = chip runs at ambient at all times?
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I'd still want a heatsink just because the inside of my system would feel like it's missing something special without it.
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post #4 of 72
I'd still watercool it.
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http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...tors-self.html

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Professor Pop adds, "Graphene electronics are still in their infancy; however, our measurements and simulations project that thermoelectric effects will become enhanced as graphene transistor technology and contacts improve."
I think we'll still need heatsinks and fans for the forseable future, but with the research being done, it's just a matter of time before they will evolve into something else or disappear completely.
post #6 of 72
If PC cooling is a thing of the past, I guess I'll just rig all my fans to a frame that I can attach to a La-Z-Boy recliner. It'll be my summer gaming chair.
post #7 of 72
Well i think they will need to implement it soon, Reduction in the fabrication process of the silicon waffles is coming to an end.
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post #8 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dorkseid View Post
If PC cooling is a thing of the past, I guess I'll just rig all my fans to a frame that I can attach to a La-Z-Boy recliner. It'll be my summer gaming chair.
lol
all my fans are high powered delta fans

I'd lose my face if I did that
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/9/11 at 10:46pm
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post #9 of 72
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I'd still watercool it.
Basically what you just said is "I will still wear my oxygen mask outside today even though I can breathe perfectly fine"
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post #10 of 72
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Originally Posted by Dranx View Post
Basically what you just said is "I will still wear my oxygen mask outside today even though I can breathe perfectly fine"
lol
sig it someone
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