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Thermaltake Xpressar Portable Phase-Change Cooling Systems at Cebit 2009

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  1. malware New Member

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    Thermaltake unveiled today that during the upcoming Cebit 2009 show, it will officially launch its brand new Xpressar series of portable phase-change cooling systems. Although this method of cooling was used long time ago by names like Asetek, Prometeia and recently even OCZ Technology, it was still too expensive, risky for 24/7 operation, and adopted only by extreme overclockers and people that don't mind to spend $1000 for a cooling experiment. Thermaltake's Xpressar micro vapor-compression refrigeration systems, are said to be widely availabe, much more portable, easy to use, not that expensive and still a lot more efficient than current top water coolers. At Cebit Thermaltake will introduce one final product, the RCS100 for internal use in computer cases, and one prototype - the next generation RCB400 series with a micro compressor that fits in two 5.25-inch slots and offers an LCD screen for the system's vital readings (temp, fan speed etc.). The second system will also have the ability to cool video cards when released. Expect much more information after the start of Cebit 2009 - March 3-8, 2009.

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    Source: Thermaltake
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    This won't be portable. Maybe more portable than the rest but you certainly won't be able to walk 100 yards carrying your pc case with one in it.
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    InnocentCriminal Resident Grammar Amender

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    I like that. Looking forward to reviews.
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    Hmm interesting...will wait for reviews...
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    Binge Overclocking Surrealism

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    I wonder how much electricity that thing will chew up :D
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    It's as portable as my 500kg weighting refrigerator..
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    With the quality of TT:s waterkits, I'd be surprised if this is any good. I wonder what heat output it's designed for.

    In any case, trying to make phase newbie friendly is kind of hard. If you don't do your reading and properly seal the motherboard, you will ruin the mobo and processor. Possibly even the RAM.
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    Good to see phase isnt dead... Ive got a Mach II sitting next to me and I cant wait to mod it then give it a whirl with my Ci7 920.
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    I like phase-change cooling. It seems more simple to setup than liquid-cooling. I can't wait for the kits to get cheaper over time. If anywhere near $300 I will go for it when I can.
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    how loud is phase change cooling?
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    OCZ Made a unit. They aren't easy to get ahold of, but they are only $400.
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    Nice to see another option is out there.
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    Excellent news !!! I too am setting on a VapoChill LS with no head unit for my i7...I think Fit will do a mod when I send him my head unit and some cash for the work and reship.But anyway this is most excellent news! Cant wait to see the selling dollar on them!
  14. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    bet it sucks like there water cooling kits


    actually i can tell you it sucks from here everything is to small wont work over a dual core
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    I would get that if it wasn't $1000.
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    Funny pic listed, Phase Cooling for the cpu/NB but no heat spreaders on the ram. Way to overkill, I mean Overcool.
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    holy NUTS.
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    Lets wait and see. The TT water cooling kits are by no means excellent top of the line kits, but they do the job pretty darn good. Noise is the bigger problem.
  19. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    everyone does understand this wont cool anything bigger than a dual core right? this wont do more than a 90w load sub zero
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    Ahahaah, you have no idea what your talking about...
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    So a form of that would be able to fit in my case. I'm game for it but it'll even stretch my budget - I can't believe I just said that :p
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    I agree, but it does have a pretty good pic folio of the unit and they even estimated the street price.
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    You ok man I think your delirious today :laugh:

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