liquid cooling

Robert G. Brown rgb at
Wed Jun 20 08:40:25 PDT 2001

On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, Douglas Eadline wrote:

> On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Josip Loncaric wrote:
> > Tom's Hardware idea of a water cooled CPU:
> >
> >
> >
> > Interesting, although they missed the most obvious benefit of today's
> > hot CPUs: waste heat could be used to keep your coffee warm.  Now, if
> > only someone would start building P4 systems with built-in coffee
> > warmers...
> This was my idea 2 years ago. Why not connect the cpu heatsink
> to the underside of the top of a tower case. Coffee warmer,
> hot plate, etc.  Now if you were really ingenious you could have
> liquid lines to heat the water for your coffee go through the
> cpu heatsinks to use the heat to make hot water (rgb note: this is not
> a liquid cooling method discussion - I'm talk'n coffee). Then you could

Oh, I appreciate good coffee all right.  And some of the newer CPUs look
like they'll heat the water to just the right temperature...;-)

> Ah but I have given away to much. I am off to patent the
> "one click coffee maker workstation case"...

...For the computer geek who has everything.


Robert G. Brown	             
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