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Old 12-07-2007, 06:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I love looking at case modifications and I happened to stumble across this while searching for pc mods on youtube. It's a liquid-cooled pc... but not just a regular liquid cooled pc. This one is submerged in the liquid.



I thought it was pretty awesome, and I'm inspired to do one myself . I wonder what kind of temperatures this guy is getting?

If anyone else knows of a really cool extreme mod or build, please post a link.
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I read the full build log of one of these a while back. The problem with them is that once the oil heats up, so do all the components.
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Yeah I figured there would be problems with the oil heating up but what if you somehow hooked up a pump and radiator to circulate the fluid out of the case and cool down? Do you think that would keep temps steady?
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IF you could find a radiator that could handle running mineral oil through it
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lol good point. In theory, wouldn't any non conductive liquid work? Couldn't you just dump in tons of liquid coolant, as that is suppose to be non conductive?
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wow that is sweet

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Apparently oil is very heat resistant (read it on a youtube post).
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Thats cool I think ill just stick to air cooling tho :P
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lol. If anyone else has a link to an extreme build or mod please post it
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