OCZ Launches Water Cooled Memory Modules - FlexXLC

A place to give your thoughts on our reviews!
User avatar
Apoptosis
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 33425
Joined: Sun Oct 05, 2003 8:45 pm
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Contact:

OCZ Launches Water Cooled Memory Modules - FlexXLC

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:58 pm

OCZ Launches Water Cooled Memory Modules - FlexXLC

OCZ Technology unveiled the OCZ PC2-9200 FlexXLC memory kit this week and we have a sneak peak at this revolutionary new memory solution today here on Legit Reviews. hese new modules feature the new OCZ FlexXLC heatsink that delivers superior heat dissipation via a hybrid copper and aluminum design alterable between passive air or water cooling. Read on to check this new desgin out!

Image

Here is a shot of one of the modules in the test system over at test bench at OCZ's office. The back heat spreader is copper and looks to screw into the water cooled section that runs along the top of the memory module. Since the heat spreader is two pieces OCZ informed Legit Reviews that they have used a new thermal adhesive to attach the FlexXLC to the modules. The new thermal compound should also improve the heat transfer between the IC's and the new water cooled heat spreaders.


Article Title: OCZ Launches Water Cooled Memory Modules - FlexXLC
Article URL: http://legitreviews.com/article/420/1/

User avatar
DMB2000uk
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 7095
Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:36 pm
Location: UK
Contact:

Postby DMB2000uk » Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:43 pm

Dammit, I want 1/2" barbs! :P

Though my loop is so tight I doubt I could wire these in if i wanted to anyway!

Dan
Image (<- Clickable)

User avatar
Apoptosis
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 33425
Joined: Sun Oct 05, 2003 8:45 pm
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Contact:

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:38 pm

DMB2000uk wrote:Dammit, I want 1/2" barbs! :P

Though my loop is so tight I doubt I could wire these in if i wanted to anyway!

Dan


If 1/2" barbs were used then the modules wouldn't fit side by side on many motherboards, so that's why 3/8" barbs were used!

User avatar
Bio-Hazard
Legit Extremist
Legit Extremist
Posts: 2302
Joined: Thu May 06, 2004 9:48 pm
Location: Back Woods Of MO.

Postby Bio-Hazard » Wed Nov 22, 2006 10:11 am

3/8" barbs won't hurt flow much if the system is plumbed properly........;) Use fittings something like what Swiftech came-up with for their VGA Ramcool..............:) I got zero lose in prefromance using them, even stepping down to 1/4" for the Ramcool.

User avatar
kenc51
Legit Extremist
Legit Extremist
Posts: 5167
Joined: Thu Jun 23, 2005 1:56 pm
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Contact:

Postby kenc51 » Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:22 am

Should be building a Core 2 system very soon..............why did OCZ release this.....they should know me by now.....I can never say no to them....

Can't wait till I see a comparison with Corsair's stuff.

//must resist................gotta start saving.....no resist.......damn "electronics envy"

moon111
Legit Extremist
Legit Extremist
Posts: 290
Joined: Fri Dec 16, 2005 12:33 pm

Postby moon111 » Sun Dec 03, 2006 9:01 pm

When I came across the price ($600.00 cdn) :shock: I nearly gagged.

http://www.pccanada.com/viewitem.asp?id=5594

User avatar
Apoptosis
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 33425
Joined: Sun Oct 05, 2003 8:45 pm
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Contact:

Postby Apoptosis » Sun Dec 03, 2006 9:18 pm

they are pricey, but dang they are sweet... i just got a kit in on friday.. I'll post some pictures of them up tomorrow when it's daylight!

User avatar
kenc51
Legit Extremist
Legit Extremist
Posts: 5167
Joined: Thu Jun 23, 2005 1:56 pm
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Contact:

Postby kenc51 » Tue Dec 05, 2006 5:53 pm

I remembered talking about watercooled ram here over a year ago......
OCZ must have been reading that thread LOL

Link
read from Apops post @ the end of the first page
:mrgreen:

User avatar
Digital Puppy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 4649
Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2004 12:36 pm
Location: LA LA Land, CA
Contact:

Postby Digital Puppy » Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:17 pm

kenc51 wrote:I remembered talking about watercooled ram here over a year ago......
OCZ must have been reading that thread LOL

Link
read from Apops post @ the end of the first page
:mrgreen:

It's like he was Nostradamus!! :shock: :shock:


BTW....more pics!!!
Just a little puppy trying to make it in a big digital world.


Return to “Legit Reviews Review Forum”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest