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Koolance 1200W Liquid-Cooled Power Supply

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Koolance is now offering the world's first liquid-cooled ATX power supply rated at 1200W continuous and 1400W peak power. The PSU-1200ATX-12S features 96A over four 12V rails, modular cables, and 4 PCI-Express connectors for SLI and CrossFire support. It is able to unleash 1200W of continuous (1400W peak) power at greater than 80% efficiency by operating in a completely submerged state. All internal electronics are immersed in a non-conductive fluid and dissipated through an external heat exchanger, cooled by a temperature-controlled 120mm LED fan. The unit comes pre-filled and no ongoing coolant maintenance is required. The PSU-1200ATX-12S can be used in most ATX, E-ATX, and BTX chassis that provide for 9" (23cm) power supply depths, including cable space. The external heat exchanger can be rotated 180 degrees and moved vertically 2" (5cm) to avoid physical conflicts. The Koolance 1200W Liquid-Cooled PSU should be available after Feb 28, 2007 for $499.99 USD.

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I find this simply ridiculous.
 

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#4
crap crap crap crap crap crap
all day i see crap
get stuffed
i was merely pointing out the fact that regardless that the liquid is non conductive it would still be a spanner in the works if/when the system does fail. I dont think that putting ANYthing on electrical components is a good thing, no matter if its plastic shavings, crumbs or water.

I say good day sir.

I find this simply ridiculous.
Not wrong there
 

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im just wondering how in the hell they expect you to install the thing..
 
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Impressive even if most of us won't need something like this. If it's real quiet I'd be interested in something like this one day.
 

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:wtf:

this is just getting ridiculous...
seriously, how much power does the watercooling for this psu consume?
 

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as always more than 1 rail = bad
 

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as always more than 1 rail = bad
I still disagree, I think it all depends on the PSU. I see nothing wrong with 2 rails, although anything more seems a bit overkill to me.
 
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all it would take is a faulty batch for alot of people to be upset
 

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Looks 1337, and cool in both ways :)
 
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somewhat appealing, but I have enough liquid moving around already thanks. Need some stuff on air for petes sake.
 
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Sorry but this sounds crazy, firstly any liquid + electricity does not mix, regardless of whether its conductive or not, secondly 1200W is rediculous, any computer that uses that much power has been upgraded to a retarded degree that would run everything pointlessly easy. Finally, i thought we were all going to die from climate change and they keep increasing the wattage on the damn power supplys, im confused :confused: . :roll:
 

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likes kinda cool, but i'd never get it
 

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Bragging rights here I come!

as always more than 1 rail = bad
No, more than one rail is always a good thing. No rail should have more than 25A on it. The commities that made the Power Supply standards even say that.
 

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I hate to be the different person in the crowd, but this is probably one of the coolest things in the world. It reminds me of the one mod I read in CPU and MaximumPC about these two guys building a cpu and cooling the whole thing with vegetable oil. It worked so well, it rivaled almost up to phase change. All the parts were specially made to be non conductive and leak proof. A little expensive but heck, 1200W (1400W Max) produces alot of heat. This is pretty spiffy.
 
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#22
I agree that its a little bit of overkill at the moment. This is entirely unnecessary at the moment but silent and stable computing is the future. Gaming rigs will always be big and bad, but they don't have to be deafening and this deffinitely brings us a step closer to silent.

I wouldn't buy this because it is first generation and i wouldn't trust it, but in a few years i'm sure it will be refined & safe (not to mention smaller). If this was smaller with more features and plugs (still modular) i'd consider it, but at the moment its just a nice thought.
 
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I LOVE that PSU :toast: :toast: I have always wanted to build the mobo in a fishtank using same principle !!!!! LOVE IT LOVE IT !!!!!:toast: :toast: :toast: :toast:
 

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#24
hate it
at this rate in a few years, my putter will be as big as my room
can't we stick with the old good sized ones?
 

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#25
I want to second and third that I love this psu. Though 1200(1400max)W is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay tooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
much.