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Phase Change?

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FleshEating Bob

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I forget.
Can someone explain the basics of phase change to me? From what I can gather, it involves using extremely cold gases to cool the PC, correct?
 

Nico3k

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hmm no i dont think so...

its some special process that uses different components that are somewhat similar to a watercooling.


check out www.vapochill.com
 

aenigma

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No, they arent similar to watercooling at all, try reading the links I posted Nico3k.
A refrigerator IS phase change.
 

Nico3k

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hmm well vapochill systems claim to be phase change cooling and ive heard many people say that it has certain similarities.
for example it has a radiator/condenser
 

aenigma

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Nico3k said:
hmm well vapochill systems claim to be phase change cooling and ive heard many people say that it has certain similarities.
for example it has a radiator/condenser

Well these people you speak of are dumbasses.A condenser doesnt just radiate heat, it pressurizes the refrigerant and cools it to turn the vapor into a liquid.Then the liquid is metered through a device such as capillary or a TXV into the low pressure evaporator.This low pressure zone causes the refrigerant to boil, the lower the pressure the lower the temperature as long as the evaporator is saturated with boiling liquid.

Same thing with water.You put water into a container and pull it down to a vacuum of 29 in. and it will boil at 70f.Need to read those links I posted to find out how it works....