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PolarFLO Presents New VGA/Chipset Water Block

IDF San Francisco: Forget About Coolers And Heatsinks

PowerColor Introduces HeatBuster Cooling

PolarFLO Presents New VGA/Chipset Water Block

PolarFLO presented a universal water block for cooling chipsets and GPUs — TT Universal VGA-Chipset Black Delrin Liquid Heat Sink.


  • 2 mountable parts
  • 1/2" sockets
  • Diamond polishing for better heat emission
  • Low flow resistance
  • Easy cleaning and resealing
  • Low profile
  • Fully interchangeable parts
  • 360 degrees of rotation on the bottom and the top
  • Anti-corrosion top

PolarFLO´s TT Universal VGA-Chipset Black Delrin Liquid Heat Sink costs $39.99.

Source: PolarFLO

IDF San Francisco: Forget About Coolers And Heatsinks

At IDF Intel announced a novelty that indicates the trend of further system component integration - the on-package CMOS voltage regulator.

The idea is that a usual onboard regulator is rather slow to react to power consumption levels. Relocating it closer to CPU is expected to allow for a nearly CPU-like reaction speed that will significantly improve efficiency, reduce heat emission and thus make heatsinks and coolers obsolete.

Another bonus is some more free motherboard space.

Though details have not been disclosed yet, a working sample, from which the company representative removed obsolete cooling elements, makes us believe we'll soon see this in mass production.

Source: Our reporter at IDF

PowerColor Introduces HeatBuster Cooling

PowerColor introduced an original cooling system named "HeatBuster".

This blower rejects heat from any hot PC components, including graphics cards, TV tuner, HDD, etc.

As you can see on the photo, the fan can rotate by 180 degrees, so one can aim air flow at any device necessary. The HeatBuster also features a twin-turbine that expulses hot air from the PC case. There's also an rpm control and a built-in red LED light.

PowerColor HeatBuster:

  • Part Number: HB-SC70 (4710810932939)
  • Fan and blower dimensions: 70x70x15mm
  • RPM: 1600-4000 / 1200-3500
  • Air flow: 10.9629.66 / 1.026.04 cubic feet
  • Power: 10.213.8V
  • Noise: 23.1-38.2dBA
  • Weight: 170g

Source: PowerColor

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