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ok, so everyone has probably seen my lapped dye sempron thread right? well, I was looking in the back of my old pick-up truck for a computer case to throw my naked sempron board in, and I came across my dad's new mini-fridge that he had left behind when he moved. I'm planning on sticking the motherboard inside since it is a micro atx. is this a bad Idea? I was thinking of using packing foam peanuts as insulation/condensation absorbers. will it work? here is the mini-fridge I have now.
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I think those peanuts are made of stryofoam?

If so that will not work
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post #3 of 42
Foam = static, mini-fridge = condensation.

I'm gonna vote that it doesn't work for long....
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It doesn't work. The fridge's motor isn't designed to constantly run, and you'll ruin the motor in the fridge. Plus, it doesn't cool efficiently enough for that to work.

I think everyone here had that idea at one point. I know I did.
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Yah don't do it then.

I tryed making a styrooam case
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does anyone know of anti-condensant materials that may be lying around the house?
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It doesn't work. The fridge's motor isn't designed to constantly run, and you'll ruin the motor in the fridge. Plus, it doesn't cool efficiently enough for that to work.

I think everyone here had that idea at one point. I know I did.
my father is a truck driver, and he worked 18hour shifts and always left it on. he is usually gone for several weeks at a time
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post #8 of 42
These threads come up about once a week.

No.
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post #9 of 42
Geez.... two horrible ideas at once.

1) The mini-fridge idea has been posted around 215 times (do a search).
2) Stryofoam idea was posted last week. It will either burn or an electric discharge will kill your PC.
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do you think there is a TEC in the fridge?
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