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Old 04-03-2006, 07:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have this crazy idea for a case mod, a sealed perspex case, components sprayed with some sort of clear seal, fill the whole thing with water and put some fish in it

Would that even work?
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Old 04-03-2006, 08:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Your fish would likely die. For one thing, the heat produced from a computer isn't entirely stable, which is one thing fish need. I could tell you more reasons why this is a bad idea, but I think that should cover it right there.
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lol id say go for it, remember the vegetable oil computer? well same concept but with water???? hmm what about evaporation??? well id say get a cheap computer and go for it....id love to see sum pics!!!
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to many variables and impurities. water is not ideal for immersion cooling because of its specific heat capacity. in other words it can retain a large amount of heat energy. this property while useful for removing heat in water cooling when it is subsequently removed from the water in the radiator would have a negative impact on an immersed pc. Elbatrop is right. the fish will die anyway. why on earth do that when a) you can get cases with a perspex containment, water and fake fish pre-built and b) you could do the same thing yourself except with real fish if you were so inclined
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lol I can see the starving fish nibbling at the video card while the other fish is working at the SATA cable...haha
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no way, what you could do tho is...

see how you can place a plexy glass piece over it and make a box above it you know then you could see down
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Use larger fish so you can get a blow job from them when they die (legally, they just won't suck anymore.)
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!!!

split it down the middle!!

one side... has the components with water cooling and common pc materials...
but the otherside

can be modified into a fishtank!!

ummm... need pic... hmmm...

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I say get a clear case put everything in there, make sure it is sealed really tight and put it in a fish tank. that would work.
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Well I cont this old coppermine system i could use, the thought came to me in a pub over the weekend (where all the best ideas come from) .

I need to workout what i can spray on the components to make them water tight, I guess the HDD would need to be external but no biggie.

Hmmm if i use a thermostat system with tropical fish i oculd have the water heated when the computer is off and have the cpu etc heat it when its on..

i just think it would be awsome to have fish swimming around in my PC
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