Weekend tech reading: Wax CPU cooling, SSD endurance testing and a crowdfunded Star Trek show

By Matthew
Aug 25, 2013
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  1. Inside a research lab at the University of Michigan, there’s an Intel chip covered in wax. It’s a Core i7 microprocessor -- the same chip that runs many of today's desktop and laptop PCs -- and the wax is stuffed...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 7,250   +962

    Eh, that wax discovery may yield some better cooling solutions in the future. Maybe there is a property of wax that they can replicate for use in thermal paste.

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