Overclocker Claims Intel X299 VRM Temps are a ‘Disaster’ With Skylake-X

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According to one prominent member of the overclocking community, the VRM cooling on X299 motherboards isn’t good enough to keep the boards stable — and no overclocker should buy a board with just one 8-pin CPU power connector.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251882-overclocker-claims-x299-vrm-temperatures-disaster-limit-skylake-x-potential?source=Computing

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Microfluidics: DARPA is betting embedded water droplets could cool next-gen chips

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DARPA and Lockheed Martin have a plan to build microfluidic cooling into modern microprocessors. This could dramatically improve CPU cooling and break the bottleneck on clock speed scaling — at least, for a little while.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/224516-microfluidics-darpa-is-betting-embedded-water-droplets-could-cool-next-gen-chips

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