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Thermaltake Provides Phase Change Cooling for AMD Graphics Cards

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Thermaltake today announced an initiative with AMD to redesign the revolutionary Xpressar micro refrigeration cooling system for use with ATI Radeon HD 4000 series graphics cards. First introduced in a specialized case designed to achieve CPU temperatures much lower than standard liquid cooling systems, the Xpressar technology will be modified for use as a graphics cooling solution. When commercially available, the Xpressar graphics solution could reduce graphics processor temperatures by as much as 20°C when compared to common liquid cooling products.

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I sure could do with phase change cooling over this summer for my pair. Might look up the dimensions.
 
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drive bay dimensions haytch
 

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Judging by the quality of Thermaltake's water-cooling kits I'm not sure if I would trust them to make a reliable and safe phase-change setup. Will wait and see.
 

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I don't know IF Id bet against them. This time they are working with someone so they cant just say it works and thats it. Lets hope AMDs QA dept really keeps to its guns.
 

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I sure could do with phase change cooling over this summer for my pair. Might look up the dimensions.
I think a drive bay is 5.75"x1.625", but I'm not totally sure. The only concrete dims I could ever find are for the ATX specification, but that is completely unrelated:)
 
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that looks like its cooling the cpu not a gpu

edit, ahh its going to be modified for the card ;)
 

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that looks like its cooling the cpu not a gpu

edit, ahh its going to be modified for the card ;)
This should be interesting, can't wait for some more info. :rockout:
 

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I don't know IF Id bet against them. This time they are working with someone so they cant just say it works and thats it. Lets hope AMDs QA dept really keeps to its guns.
hmm I hadn't thought of that. I think you are right; AMD should be able to churn out a great product. I wonder why they are working with Thermaltake? It doesn't really matter, but I would have expected to see them working with a company that works in thermal management exclusively, like Koolance.

It does look sweet though . . .
 
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drive bay dimensions haytch
Sorry mate. I know alcohol is not an allowed to be used as an excuse, but how about New Years Eve and my birthday on the 1st ?
I meant the dimensions available in my master case.
Im currently using an Antec 1200, but ive made way too many mods to it and space is kind of rare in there.

Im positive Thermaltake will get this right. OCZ almost got it right. I just hope the product finds its way to Australia.
 
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Checked through newsletters, they say that they will be making it cheaper by creating a drive bay version of the whole kit, which is expecting for a price tag of $300. Who wants to go beyond 4-5GHz quad-core users?
 
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nice , so we see more drop temp with AMD