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Awesome.
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post #12 of 35
I would do this but I rather just get a good rad and water cooling..
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post #13 of 35
I would use Olive oil, then I could dip bread into it like an Entree.
post #14 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by azkid110 View Post
I was thinking, what about applying a pump and radiator to a mineral oil cooling system like that, it would probably work better than the air bubbles.
Except you need a pump that can handle oil. Plus water is better at carrying heat. Water still wins.
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post #15 of 35
How can it be old! They used a 8600GT! They just voided there warranty btw! haha
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post #17 of 35
Gets way too hot though. Even air cooling is better...though noisy.
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post #18 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by shifty22123 View Post
How can it be old! They used a 8600GT! They just voided there warranty btw! haha
this is a new v4erison of the old one...old one was tom's this is pudget.
    
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post #19 of 35
For the cost of making a submerged system with mineral oil you can get a very decent water cooling kit. I priced it out once to get eight gallons of mineral oil from Sam's Club would be over $100. Any onther type of oil would smell up your computer room some thing awful and any thing less than eight gallons isn't going to submerge the system very much.

I would still like to try this some day but with auto-matic transmission fluid in a completely air tight case. AT fluid is not as detergent as other oils and hopefully would not ruin the components as quickly.

And this should probally be moved to cooling discussions
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post #20 of 35
Holy *****.... 88C CPU temps.... No thank you. Not to mention, upgrading that rig would be a huge pain.
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