Liquid cooled Macs

Apple Powermac G5

A Boston Globe article looks at the current state of liquid cooling options for personal computers, including some notes about Apple’s new liquid-cooled PowerMac G5. “Liquid cooling isn’t a feature you’ll find on many computers, but Apple likes to stay out in front. Indeed, the company is touting its new liquid-cooled machine as an engineering triumph. Perhaps it is, but it is one born of necessity. The dual microprocessors that drive the new G5 run hot — so hot that the old cooling system was no longer adequate.”

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