WHY SONY USES EXPENSIVE LIQUID METAL IN THE PS5
After nearly 30 years in the video game industry, Sony is now on their fifth flagship gaming console with the PS5 and it marks a milestone in gaming history as the most powerful, intricate, compatible and desired gaming console ever right next to Microsoft's Xbox Series X, but there is something rather different about the two on a technical and design point. The Sony PS5 uses liquid metal as a cooling property, but why would they do this as it's significantly more expensive?
Well, as it turns out, the metal composite that Sony has used as their cooling element in the PS5 is in fact a far better conductor of electricity and far more efficient at cooling than that of more traditional silicone alternatives. However, why would Sony decide to make the decision to use a far more expensive material for their cooling in their new consoles and not use silicone methods which still work but are significantly cheaper to manufacture? Well, as it stands, if Sony opted for the silicone-based chipsets, they will still have to provide more fans and airflow than what it does, so using a more expensive liquid metal will cust costs on a larger scale.
Take a look at the video below by the YouTube channel: Techquickie on Liquid Metal In Your PC And Console...