[Beowulf] Re: overclocking with liquids

richard.walsh at comcast.net richard.walsh at comcast.net
Fri Sep 21 23:21:35 EDT 2007


 Jim Lux wrote:

> The disadvantage of oil?  It's a mess if you have to remove the stuff.

Why doesn't anyone ever mention higher heat capacity, relatively inert gases?
How does the heat capacity of pure CO2 or N2 compare with air?  There must
be other candidates that would give you 2 maybe 3 times the heat transfer ability
without being a mess.  Kind of like global warming ... ;-) ... but inside your
computer.

My friends at 3M must have thought about this ... maybe, I'll ask.

rbw

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