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I want to know if I can pull a full vacuum (about 1 millibar anyway) on my motherboard / cpu + cooler / video card / power supply without something popping. Odd question I know, but I will be making a submersed build in a dielectric fluid, and I want to evacuate all the air so I don't get air insulation bubbles in little places.

The plan is a gradual pressure drop from 1 bar to 1 millibar over about 25 min, so there won't be any explosive depressurisation.

Any ideas?
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Ah... (14.5 psi - .0145 psi) x 15 in x 15 in = 3259 lb of force on one side of a 15 inch-square computer housing.

That's more than my car.
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Heh, yeah that would be a bit harsh. For the submersion though I would put it in our 18k litre autoclave, close it up and switch on the vacuum pump. Pressure differential inside to outside would be 0 since I would leave it vented for the procedure.
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