Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Xbox One X Is (Not) 'Liquid Cooled'

Ugh. I don't know how often I hear that the Xbox One X is "liquid cooled." Here's an explainer:

Simply put, there is nothing "new" about vapor chamber coolers at all. The fact is, this type of cooler has been used for more than a decade to cool blade servers and high-end graphics cards and, even though a vapor chamber cooler does contain a small amount of fluid, it is still more of a heatsink than a water cooling system.