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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by Guffeh View Post
Okay, guys... I have a question. In all seriously, I have a 3' x 2' freezer at my disposel. My parents don't use it anymore and it runs fine. I just plugged it in and it began cooling within minutes, very cold... (I had cooling on pretty high, could turn it down a lot).

I really want to know.. Would I be able to mount my PC in there, drill holes out the back (To run the PC wiring - It would still be cold as ice) and make it all work?

I've searched for a while and can't find anything about warnings or anything else that might support this idea. The only thing I'm worried about is my PC. Everything Freezer-end I don't care about.. if it dies, whatever. (of course if it did, my CPU would get hot in that condition.)

I'm very serious about this, though it sounds pretty funny. And please don't hate on me for thinking about this. Suggestions?
NO
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post #12 of 20
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Keep it like that and you'll kill your fridge.
Probably a late reply, but keep it like that you'll kill your computer, condensation ftw.
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post #13 of 20
You can kiss your machine goodbye. The cooling system won't run efficiently when you have an internal heat source ( you computer) inside of it. There's always the condensation issue as well.
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post #14 of 20
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Originally Posted by Guffeh View Post
Okay, guys... I have a question. In all seriously, I have a 3' x 2' freezer at my disposel. My parents don't use it anymore and it runs fine. I just plugged it in and it began cooling within minutes, very cold... (I had cooling on pretty high, could turn it down a lot).

I really want to know.. Would I be able to mount my PC in there, drill holes out the back (To run the PC wiring - It would still be cold as ice) and make it all work?

I've searched for a while and can't find anything about warnings or anything else that might support this idea. The only thing I'm worried about is my PC. Everything Freezer-end I don't care about.. if it dies, whatever. (of course if it did, my CPU would get hot in that condition.)

I'm very serious about this, though it sounds pretty funny. And please don't hate on me for thinking about this. Suggestions?
For the 104921045235602359125012th time, NO.
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post #15 of 20
You will kill the freezer...the compressor is NOT made for continuous duty...
post #16 of 20
On a better note..you should outfit the freezer and put a couple of capilary tubes on it and make an evaporator head for it and mount that onto your cpu for a phase change
post #17 of 20
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By: lonnie5000
It won't work. Fridge compressors are considered "Half-duty cycle" which means they are meant to cycle every now and again. They only keep things cold. When you have a computer that produces heat the compressor will run constantly trying to remove the heat. This will burn out the compressor very quickly.
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post #18 of 20
why dont people stop and think "hm... maybe if this worked, tons of people would be doing it"
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post #19 of 20
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why dont people stop and think "hm... maybe if this worked, tons of people would be doing it"
Who in their right mind would buy a chest freezer for their computer?

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post #20 of 20
In the long run..its cheaper to just get a phase change...
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