Thermosiphon - the next big thing in cooling?

Joined
Feb 6, 2013
Messages
601
It is interesting but it is massive. I like LTT but he didnt use basic apple to apple protocol like using the same fans on all the coolers. Results were not that earth shattering. Also, hen he said it was not as bulky or somehow more elegant than the 360 AIO, Im not sure i agree with that.
 

cyclone3d

[H]F Junkie
Joined
Aug 16, 2004
Messages
13,738
Final version is going to have another condenser tube, more fins, and be much thinner.

Follow the link to the product page and take a look at the final specs and the company itself.
 

FrgMstr

Just Plain Mean
Staff member
Joined
May 18, 1997
Messages
51,069
This was pitched to us quite a while ago, never saw a reason to get overly excited.
 

cyclone3d

[H]F Junkie
Joined
Aug 16, 2004
Messages
13,738
This was pitched to us quite a while ago, never saw a reason to get overly excited.

Was it by the same company? It looks like this company already has other thermosiphon products deployed in different areas and has decided to make products that computer enthusiasts can use.
 

notarat

2[H]4U
Joined
Mar 28, 2010
Messages
2,181
I hope they succeed and make a good product. More cooling solutions are a good thing...
 

cyclone3d

[H]F Junkie
Joined
Aug 16, 2004
Messages
13,738
*slaps the side of a delta fan* This baby can move a lot of air. What's that you can't hear what I'm saying? That's ok, where we're going you don't need hearing.

The specs for the updated/final version of the cooler state 1600/2200 rpm fans.

With my current Noctua NH-D14 that I mounted high cfm Rosewill dual ball-bearing fans on, I have the motherboard control the fan speeds. When gaming I have headphones on and can't hear the fans anyway. When not gaming and not wearing my headphones the fans are silent.

So I have no worries about the loudness of the fans.

And yeah, I did pre-order one.

Only thing I am going to have trouble with which will require some ducting with my current setup is that ,with my current case, the CPU is at the bottom of the case instead of the top. I will have to make ducting to have the hot air from the CPU cooler exhaust out the side of the case or else it will roast the back side of my video card.

I may end up transferring everything over to the full tower Lian-Li (Rocket Fish branded) case I have that is just begging to be used. But I like my current (from 2005) Lian-Li case so who knows.

You think delta fans are loud? Did you ever have one of those Slot-A Alpha P7125 coolers and upgrade to the higher end dual San-Ace 60mm fans. Those were ear-piercing loud and 11,000 rpm.

Compatible Voltage: 12 Volts DC
Amperage Draw: 0.67A
Input Power: 8.04 Watts
Speed: 11,000 RPM @ 12V DC
Max. Air Flow: 49.4 CFM
Noise: 53.0dB, Max. Static Pressure: 1.20” H₂O
Materials: Housing and Impeller ~ Plastics (Flammability: UL94V-0)
Bearing Type: Ball Bearing
 

D-EJ915

[H]ard|Gawd
Joined
Jan 31, 2003
Messages
1,241
I went ahead and preordered one since I could always use more coolers and it's not much more than D15 and less than a CLC so getting one to play around with is not that much of an investment over what I'd normally pay anyway.
 

Stanley Pain

2[H]4U
Joined
Apr 5, 2001
Messages
2,487
It's ok to have a cooling fetish. I know I do. :D. I'm probably going to snag one of these to compare against my AIO for cooling just for the heck of it.

Anyone who's worked in a data centre knows how loud delta fans can get.
 

doyll

[H]ard|Gawd
Joined
Feb 4, 2012
Messages
1,284
This 'new' cooler is almost a carbon coppy of MP-1240 (2x 120mm fans) rated 325w TDP and same kind of cooling CapTherm MP-1120 (1x 120mm fan) rated 275w TDP that I became aware of back in 2013 and were shown at CES 2014 and CES 2015.
https://www.legitreviews.com/ces-2015-captherm_157114
1240-Box-Front.jpg


1120-Installed-645x475.jpg


With single fan model MP-1120 being rated 275w TDP and two fan MP-1240 being rated 325w TDP they can desipate a lot of heat.
 

kirbyrj

Fully [H]
Joined
Feb 1, 2005
Messages
27,108
This 'new' cooler is almost a carbon coppy of MP-1240 (2x 120mm fans) rated 325w TDP and same kind of cooling CapTherm MP-1120 (1x 120mm fan) rated 275w TDP that I became aware of back in 2013 and were shown at CES 2014 and CES 2015.
https://www.legitreviews.com/ces-2015-captherm_157114
View attachment 209696

View attachment 209697

With single fan model MP-1120 being rated 275w TDP and two fan MP-1240 being rated 325w TDP they can desipate a lot of heat.

Well, it couldn't have worked that well or been way to expensive to produce as the company's website as linked in that article is for sale...
 

freeagentt

Limp Gawd
Joined
Dec 5, 2018
Messages
145
These numbers aren't earth shattering.. I have two regular heat pipe coolers, each rated for 320w, and 360w respectively with a single quiet fan.
 

doyll

[H]ard|Gawd
Joined
Feb 4, 2012
Messages
1,284
Well, it couldn't have worked that well or been way to expensive to produce as the company's website as linked in that article is for sale...
No surprise there. Company was started for the cooler and when cooler didn't sell it went out of business, like many other startup companies do.

These numbers aren't earth shattering.. I have two regular heat pipe coolers, each rated for 320w, and 360w respectively with a single quiet fan.
Indeed, nothing great and wonderous about it.

There have been others of sane circulation concept using waterblock and radiator with hoses between them, like the Raijintek showed at Computex 2016.
https://www.techspot.com/news/65070-...r-without.html

Link below is to paper that came out several years ago.
https://www.researchgate.net/figure...duces-R-sa-008C-W-at-18m-3-min_fig2_254028985

Here others to info and design of thermosyphon CPU cooler
https://www.researchgate.net/figure...duces-R-sa-008C-W-at-18m-3-min_fig2_254028985
https://www.researchgate.net/figure...ermosyphon-LTS-for-LED-cooling_fig1_283395266

Here's one from way back when LGA 775 was in use:
http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=2576

Here's one from 2013:
https://file.scirp.org/Html/1-1520034_40534.htm

Another from 2004;
http://www.frostytech.com/permalinkArch.cfm?NewsID=53178
 

D-EJ915

[H]ard|Gawd
Joined
Jan 31, 2003
Messages
1,241
Difference between this and the old ones is it can be used vertically, they don't say the tech hasn't existed before. Since most people don't use horizontal orientation motherboards I can see why the old models never sold well.
 
Last edited:
Top