When we first saw the AirJet technology at CES 2023 we were blown away by its potential to revolutionize cooling. Now we are finally seeing the first Mini PC with solid-state active cooling – the Zotac Zbox PI430AJ. It packs an Intel i3 with 8 efficiency cores, which wasn’t possible before in the form factor. In this video Gordon checks out the new design and shows off a couple demos of this Mini PC’s cooling capabilities in action.
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The speed at which air jet came to market is quite impressive for new technology. Kudos
is anyone noticing how the cables aren't connected?
Holy shit, an actual product now. Can't wait to see this being implemented in more other systems!
I wonder how the steam deck and other handheld gaming devices would fair with solid state cooling
Like who’s this for? Who could really get work done on this ?
How durable is it compared to a traditional fan? How many hours is it rated to run before you expect it to fail?
Turning the airjet off does not give a comparison to what an actual passive system would do as it would have a larger heatsink or sink to a metal chassis, another sketchy demo.
Im 2 minutes in and i have no idea what this is or what the cooling system is.
It will be interesting to see if Frore can scale this up,beyond its mobile applications ❤
I think it would be nicer if they kept most of the old aluminum frame and pushed the power target a little bit higher.
Am I the only one not terribly impressed? I mean sure for low form factor this is great but for simple power to cooling performance. 2.4W and youre still getting thermal soak as clearly shown by the noise appearing later in the graph… 2.4W on a fan is A LOT. Bit disappointed by the performance tbh.
Over here we have an old CPU with old technology. Over here we have a new CPU with new technology. Isn't our cooler neat? 🙄
Hope this go to handhed gaming PC. Hope the tech gets more mainstream.
imagine AirJet in a gaming phone…
7940HS needs this
Hope framework adds this for near quiet system and repairable laptop
Imagine they had an air jet cooled cpu AND gpu (i.e. the sff rtx 4000) 😯
I didn't see the vid on how solid-state cooling works, but when you said there was a membrane I started thinking it is using electromagnetism to warp something rapidly so it can flatulate the heat away from the unit.
Now I will go see how it works and if I'm even close to how it works
I'd want to see this on a steam deck, specifically mine 🙂
I'm curious about the actual cooling performance.
Imagine a single slot RTX 4090 with this 🤔
That is some serious power in a small package, super exciting to see.
That's what the steam deck need.
Adem, Do you still have nightmares about the YT channel getting deleted?
What a age we live in this is revolutionary
plastic is good now.
Will it be blocked by dust overtime like a normal fan?
PCWorld trying hard to milk AirJet after their first coverage was a big hit in years xD
I am all for it; cool tech it is
GIVE ME X86 GBASP with a cut down Z1 for 5~10w SOC and big replaceable battery YES TECHNOLOGY YES
I'm surprised Apple hasn't aquired AirJet for like 10 billion dollars, and making themselves exclusive with this tech
Please sell this to Apple so we would have Macbook Air with cooling
10°c difference doesn’t seem a lot; however, we have to remember that happening while being completely silent, which is kinda crazy.
Been following this tech with your previous videos. Amazing progress. Imagine this tech on a Pi. Exciting times
it's much unimpressive than i throught. Hope it's the limitation of form factor not the product
Nice to see those airjet's in actual systems.