cooling stories

 
Liquids are much better than air at transferring heat from one place to another, like from a busy CPU or GPU to anywhere else convenient. This is why if you're trying to air-cool your PC, you need either a bunch of big fans, or you can use a compact liquid cooling system. It seems a little weird, then, that it's taken this long for someone to cram liquid cooling into a laptop.
 
Computers are getting quieter and quieter, what with silent SSD drives replacing traditional hard drives. Cooling fans, meant to keep the CPU cool, are becoming the only moving parts left in computers, and even their days are numbered. That's because...