Why use fans when you can cool your CPU with 8 lbs of copper?

When it arrives to Pc gaming one particular of the most important trials is keeping factors cool. You can have all the ability in the globe packed into your scenario, but it is for naught with out cooling. A lot more energy typically signifies additional warmth many thanks to that massive jerk physics, and a great deal of builds bottleneck owing to temps, relatively than abilities. This is why we see overclockers do crazy points like douse their CPUs in liquid nitrogen or use about 8 lbs (approximately 4 kgs) of solid copper.

Copper is an incredibly conductive materials, great for cooling, but it is really also hideously expensive. This is why I was in no way ready to see a honking tower of strong copper sitting casually on prime of one particular enthusiast’s CPU. The awe-inspiring, nevertheless wallet-crushing image was posted to Reddit by That Desktop Person (opens in new tab) and was also shared by Fanless Tech on Twitter (opens in new tab).