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The world's first carbon-based CPU cooler

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  1. D_o_S

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    OCZ has decided to experiment a bit and has shown a carbon-based CPU cooler at CeBIT. The cooler you see below is a handmade sample that was assembled in three days and hand-carried to the CeBIT show. The unit combines air and water cooling to achieve maximum performance.

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    Source: Hexus.net
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    wow that things HUGE must weigh alot
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    Looks like the pod filter I use on my cold air intake!

    So how does it work I wonder, do you lay your computer on it's side and pour water down the top of the cooler like a glass? LOL.
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    i think i'll be keeping my eye out for this.
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    looks like it will tear right out of the motherboard.
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    Thats what I was wondering:wtf: no fan or spot to put one and it appears to only have a few small openings on the top for air flow. The box says self contained and doesn't show a fan ether.
    I'm thinking the power of love cools it:laugh:
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    If you check out the link to hexus, you will read that it has got a silent fan in the base of the unit, which draws air in over the cone on top.
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    2nd image on the box, it has a fan... a blower fan inside. intakes on the top and top vents - exhausts out the bottom.
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    So how is this a carbon based cpu cooler? Ive never heard of using carbon...well I take that back...they used it as carbonite freezing in star wars ::rofl:: Still...at work, we use carbon for filtration of our plating solution. But here, I dont see anything carbon related at all.
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    The base is comprised of carbon nanotubes which i believe act like molecule-sized heatpipes.
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    i'll take two of those!!
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    Ahh..ok. Now that makes sense. Thanks Prime95
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    Wow, this looks crazy, if it actually will work... and not rip your motherboard right out of your case.
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    Whats next? Super-compressed carbon? Graphite? Diamond? (Since diamond is the best conductor of heat)
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    I knew these passive water type coolers would be coming soon !! The heat from the CPU will make the water rotate with in the cooler with out any thing else besides gravity helping .
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    looks pretty neat...
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    LOL!! Great one!
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    it is? what about those attempts to make diamond, are those good conductors too?
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    how can you say that? its ugly, big, and heavy!!! :roll:
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    Compare this:

    DEVIL Z: It is supernaturally fast and extremely hard to drive and handle.

    CARBON COOLER: It is supernaturally cool and extremely hard to install and keep on.

    lol...

    Motherboards better come with braces soon...
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    lol,this really does need metal supports!
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    no more as5, instead ad5 acrtic diamond 5, LOL
    tiny diamond crystals, thats would be sick, and somewhat expensive
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    Well, put enough pressure and heat on the this unit (such as in a Volcano), and it will turn to Diamond!!

    LOL!
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    and wait a few million years, and bam! you got a diamond :toast:

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