Loc: Florida, USA
I think I have gotten a idea for water cooling memory. Altough it doesn't really need it but it comes in handy.
Copper tubing going between two sticks cooling two sticks of memory at once. Also it has hoses going on each end of the copper tubing for water to go though. I'm testing this idea on my sawtooth. The tubing fits snug and doesn't make any contact to leads on the memory. I'm going to run it for 24 hours and see how it works.
I just noticed I posted this in the laptop section. Sorry about that lol.
Holy Shnikeys! That would be an awesome mod! What if... oh wait, this is for a desktop :P
Seriously, that's something to consider. It won't be as effective as custom ram liquid cooling systems, but probably more effective than fan cooling. It would obviously need direct contact with the chip. It would take some tweeking and probably some additions, because the heat transfer from chip to tube isn't going to be very efficient.
Homemade H20 is always cool, pardon the pun. There are companies that make these though, and they are pretty slick. One problem. Mac users dont have the same ability to OC memory as PC users (it can be done, but its not the same and doesnt work as well. BUT, I say, what the hell! Too much is never enough. I would love to see some serious bus overclocking on Macs...now if we could just keep those pesky PCI controllers in line!
Loc: Florida, USA
I have thought of a idea that might work for water cooling a laptop. Thing is it will look kinda getho. Small PVC all around the buttom (like a frame) and in the middle of the bottom of the laptop you can have a pump. The pump can be powered via firewire and the hose can run though the vent on the back where the LCD folds out. As for the water block you can just run some small copper tubing that runs into a bigger fitting that can sit on the CPU. Or if you can weld you can make a slim water block.
This way it still can be mobile but you don't want to drop it unless you use like Fiberglass to hold the PCV together.
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