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Old 01-13-2006, 08:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello.

I have been looking for cooling methods and phase cooling struck my mind. It still is kind of confusing to me so I am hoping some of you gentlemen could help me out.

What exactly is phase cooling and what does it use?
Is Vapochill a good phase cooling unit?
Is it good to use on a server?
Can it heat more than 1 processor?

Should I buy a Vapochill case or the single vapochill unit?


I'm willing to learn and educate myself on this topic with your help. Thank you.
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Old 01-13-2006, 09:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Phase change is a little extreme for a server, especially if you won't be overclocking. I think you will find people with more knowledge on the different types of cooling here:
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...splay.php?f=10
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Old 01-13-2006, 11:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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phase change is an extreme method of cooling

the vapochill LS is a good unit but i would recomend doing a homemade. a vapochill wLS will get u about -10 but a hommade u should get -50

if u do get a LS then go to XS and get Chilli1 to mod it.

a phase change unit is best for a single cpu and if u want it to cool multiple things u will encounted problems cos of pressure and compression
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Also be aware, that many CPUs have a "cold bug", which prevents them from overclocking/and or operating properly at very low temps.
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OCZ is soom getting into the phase change business.

i read it on a site... somewhere (I read so dang many)... that they are bringing out their own phase change sometime this year (I think Q2).

Supposed to run around $200.
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wow.. i just tried reading all of this... and i have no idea whats going on -_- ... the stuff on that forum is just too much for me...
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