Gigabyte Cool Rain - liquid cooling for memory modules

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 04 2008 @ 18:47 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gigabyte showed off a prototype of a liquid memory cooling product at CeBIT.
Featuring a self-contained water cooling system the unit is powered by a single fan header on the motherboard and features a pair of fans cooling a small radiator hovering above the dimms.

The system features two heat spreader units with allow the liquid inside the system to move the heat away as quickly as possible. The pump on the underside of the radiator is designed to ensure vibration is kept to a minimum too.


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