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Doesn't mercury expand/contract depending on the temperature?
That might cause some problems.
    
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Originally Posted by xHassassin View Post
Doesn't mercury expand/contract depending on the temperature?
That might cause some problems.
Yeah metal does that
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Originally Posted by JEK3 View Post
If you keep your computer running constantly, you won't have a problem with water cooling outside. If you let the flow and heat source stop, then you will get freezing in the loop, and you would have to bring everything inside to let it thaw.

Your other concern with using the winter to cool would be condensation. The forums on peltier devices and phase change rigs should have some good info on preventing condensation.
Hence the reason I would use some sort of liquid that stays liquid at 10-40F. I am looking into the condensation part too.
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