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post #51 of 60
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Originally Posted by burnstudios
best thing to do is! watercool your pc and run the water hoses to a radiator that is inside your minifridge . ive seen this done. you will need a coolant that wont freeze to easily , regular automotive antifreeze will work.
Now that is one damn good idea, just dont use Dexicool!~
    
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post #52 of 60
What you will need to to do avoid condensation is to submerge the mobo in fluid xp. Fluid XP is non-conductive. What you should do is make your own intercooler than runs thru the "freezer" part of the fride and have a pump curculate the fluid to keep it chilled.
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post #53 of 60
Or just put the whole tub of fluid in the fridge.
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post #54 of 60
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Or just put the whole tub of fluid in the fridge.
The parts will exhaust heat into the fluid if you cirulate it it will not increase the temp of the fluid great enough to have any negative effects on it.
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post #55 of 60
Problem you have to overcome is the fact that as warm air goes inside the fridge it will condense into a liquid (h2o) and probably solid (Ice) around the evaporator and also settle on your computer.You say that you will get the right airflow and that, but the temp will never stabilise to what you really need and like they said the motor will be constantly running and probably blow up after time.Why dont you make a watercooler setup and put the reservoir inside the fridge but don't set the thermostat too cool or you will get water condensation on the outside of the plumbing dripping onto your components.Do a dry run first with the heatsink by itself and see if you get condensation and adjust the fridge cooling accordingly.Then you might be on to something new or may have been done already.I'm not sure on that but I just thought it up when I read your thread.What do you think anyways about that idea?[Edit; you may be able to do away with the radiator and fans all together if u use a big enough reservoir say fifteen litres to keep it stable enough.I think watercooling is too limited to ambient temperatures thats why you could get cooler water than standard watercooling systems.]
    
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post #56 of 60
There are ways of doing this where it will work

ive only read the first page so dont yell at me if someone already stated this

Radiator in fridge = no

radiator cooling water out of fridge then room temp water going through multiple thin copper tubes in fridge and then into pc = YES
    
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post #57 of 60
How many times has this been tried? Any one brought a pc into one of those walk in freezers?
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post #58 of 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by BenHagerty
How many times has this been tried? Any one brought a pc into one of those walk in freezers?
I haven't, but it's a bad idea. Compy = broke
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post #59 of 60
Quote:
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How many times has this been tried? Any one brought a pc into one of those walk in freezers?
I remember there was a member here who did... he was getting like 7C load temps while it was in. He had to be real careful taking it back out though because it started condensating like crazy whenever the warm air blew on it.
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post #60 of 60
Why dont you make an inline cooler for a water system?
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