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Tech Know: Nitrogen-cooled PCs


Ellie Gibson meets the men who spend weekends in a shed, pouring liquid nitrogen into their computers.

They are trying to break world records for the fastest microprocessing speeds by "overclocking" their systems.

Turning up the computing speeds overheats the chip, but nitrogen can keep it functioning by cooling it rapidly.


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