liquid nitrogen cooling a possibility?
opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Tue Jun 12 16:57:05 EDT 2001
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:11:03PM -0400, Velocet wrote:
> > The trick is just to cool the CPU and leave everything else on the
> > motherboard untouched. So, why not put dry-ice (CO2) on top of CPU?
> > You would need something to hold it in place on top of CPU, and the
> > dry-ice dimension can extend vertically. I'm thinking long rectangular
> > or round stick, freely held vertically from CPU, so that as dry-ice
> > evaporates it will drop down.
> CO2 is liquid at about 6ATM and above (IIRC, remembering where
> the triple point is from my university chem...)
> I dont think you want to mess with high pressure cooling systems...
Dry-ice goes from solid to gas directly! So, all you get is mist around
your motherboard. Hmmm, water vapour condensation is one concern.
William Park, Open Geometry Consulting, <opengeometry at yahoo.ca>
8 CPUs cluster, (Slackware) Linux, Python, LaTeX, Vim, Mutt, Sc.
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