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Explode? Helium is inert, it won't explode. Ever.

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your right I was thinking of hydrogen wink.gif
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post #12 of 14
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your right I was thinking of hydrogen wink.gif

Yep, now that would make quite an impressive boom.
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All of this frightening.
And I just remembered that Helium is so light, it just floats out of the atmosphere. Most, if not all of it comes from rocks, which would explain the cost of it.

Suddenly, this became a terrible idea xD
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All of this frightening.
And I just remembered that Helium is so light, it just floats out of the atmosphere. Most, if not all of it comes from rocks, which would explain the cost of it.

Suddenly, this became a terrible idea xD

Helium has been used before, it's just that both the liquid and the hardware needed are way too expensive for normal overclockers.

You need to be sponsored by asus, amd, asrock etc. to even think about trying it.

That and most chips used these days cold bug anyways so there's no point. Frequency records on BD/PD are pretty much the only thing it's good for right now. And most people find other kinds of benching more interesting.
 
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