Asetek Invents Liquid Cooling Tech to Laptops

Asustek has revealed a new prototype cooling system based on liquid. The system, which was created for the Alienware M18x gaming laptop, is based on the idea that liquid is better than air at bringing heat to other places.

For years, air-cooling systems made up of fans and heat pipes have been used to cool laptops, some of which make using the devices on laps intensely uncomfortable. However, this new innovation is bent on revolutionizing the way cooling is done.

The Alienware M18x gaming laptop, which is packed with an Intel Core i7 processor with a clock speed of 3.5 Ghz, working in tandem with dual AMD Radeon HD 6990M graphics cards, truly generates a lot of heat. Similar laptops with powerful specifications employ two to three cooling systems, which are placed separately for the GPU and CPU. This system, however, is inefficient, because sometimes users use only the CPU and the GPU minimally, which wastes the energy used in cooling.

Asustek’s answer to this problem is to have a unified liquid cooling system that flows through the parts of the laptop that need to be cooled. This solution is able to cool the devices much more effectively than using fans and pipes. It furthermore even allows the laptop to overclock without generating intense amounts of heat. This new innovation scores well in benchmark tests, with 18 % to 23% increases in performance.

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Written by: Björn A.