Posted on Thursday, Sep 20 2007 @ 05:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Dell M1710 notebook always got warm while gaming, but now that Intel has released the Core 2 Extreme Mobile Processor X7800 Processor and has embraced overclocking things have gotten a bit too hot. With processors 'throttling' while overclocked, something needed to be done, so Intel and Embarco teamed up to produce a docking station that is like a small air conditioner.
"Here is a picture of a prototype Embraco cooler, which had thermal sensors showing the air temperature before and after the refrigeration process takes place. The outside ambient temperature was 23.1C, while the temperature of the air coming out of the cooler was a chill 13.6C. This is about a 41% reduction in ambient temperature which should drastically improve the thermals of the notebook..."
Check it out at Legit Reviews