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Northbridge Cooling: Vapochill Compressor

5 GHz Project: CPU Cooling With Liquid Nitrogen
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We’re familiar with the barebones Vapochill cooler at THG : it is particularly suitable for moderate increases in processor speed. It works with a somewhat smaller compressor - compared to its rival Chip-con (Nventiv) - but also has lower power consumption.

Preparing to assemble the Vapochill heat sink on the NorthbridgePreparing to assemble the Vapochill heat sink on the Northbridge

The Vapochill cooling head is fixed to the Northbridge with plastic tie wraps.The Vapochill cooling head is fixed to the Northbridge with plastic tie wraps.

The separated cooling unit from the Northbridge and CPU is easy to spot in this image. The left wire goes to the compressor and the right one to the cooling head carrying liquid nitrogenThe separated cooling unit from the Northbridge and CPU is easy to spot in this image. The left wire goes to the compressor and the right one to the cooling head carrying liquid nitrogen
The test platform still in the labThe test platform still in the lab


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