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Old 11-10-2008, 07:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default HARDCORE COMPUTER'S "REACTOR" project

We're performing custom paint on the HardcoreComputer Reactor PC for an upcoming event. The Reactor was recently the darling of the tech blogs because it's the first manufactured PC that immerses it's hardware components in non-conductive liquid coolant.
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never heard of this thing before... looks pretty good tho... what kinda coolant is it using?? just standard mineral oil? could be awesome if you swapped that rad out for a compact chiller and pumped Fluorinert around it (bit expensive tho... and mineral oil will do the job just as well)
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wow, that's a nice looking case. i wish i had something that looked like that.
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Its definitely an overpriced rig. but cool none the less. Make us proud!
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At least its not a mac.
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It was everywhere like 2 weeks ago. Yes it is very expensive. I prefer using phase.
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super expensive...but still kinda cool. reminds me of computers you see in futuristic movies where they always have them suspended in some type of coolant. sunshine plox?
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wow, that's a nice looking case. i wish i had something that looked like that.
for $4600 you can. Thats w/ the cheapest parts you could put on the thing
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wow that is just plain nuts... i just want the case, it looks so sick
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