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post #21 of 44
No need to run the oil through a fridge to remove heat, just through a radiator. Besides, you'd run into the same problem with running the oil through a fridge as you would cooling the PC in the fridge--the compressor would still be experiencing a lot of load. Since you are removing the same amount of heat from the PC by the fridge (doesn't matter how you're doing it, whether it's directly having the PC in the fridge, or cooling the oil you're submerging the PC in), you're putting the same amount of load on the fridge compressor, which is where the problem lies.

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post #22 of 44
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And PCs under oil, now that’s a bad idea altogether.
Not true...

Folding rig under oil
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post #23 of 44
I think you should just try it out and post the results. Save us a lot of time and posting, and perhaps provide some entertainment. And if it works...you're a hero!

Remember to post pics!
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post #24 of 44
Don't forget to bond up the CPU slot somehow, 'just in case' it doesn't like the oil.
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post #25 of 44
that reactor pc is sexy, i kinda want one.
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post #26 of 44
Wow, I think half the people on here saw "fridge" and "oil" and then proceeded to freak out. Since you won't be using the PC for extended periods of time this will probably work quite well.

I would suggest having the lid open for a bit when you first shut down the computer to let the oil air cool, then turn on the fridge. This would slow down how soon the oil is cooled but should save your compressor from some unneeded stress. Just remember to look up the details on oil cooling and don't throw in a HDD or disk player. The people with the capacitor problems must have used an oil that eventually eats through some materials it used or an oil that eventually changes from debris and heat to allow it to conduct electricity.
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post #27 of 44
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Does a fridge cooled oil sebmerged pc sound fesable. What im thinking is if I let the oil cool a few hours before firing up the pc it will get me a extra few hours before the oil reaches max temp.
The oil won't reach boiling point or "Max Temps" as you put it. It would be around room temperature no matter what. The computer isn't a stove or a combustion engine.

The components of any PC is like a sponge when Oil is involved. especially the capacitors on the motherboard or other components. The capacitors arn't air tight, and you risk the chance that Oil get in there and mess it up. Even if you used mineral oil that has no electric conductivity you still pose a threat on your comp.
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post #28 of 44
www.pugetsystems.com/submerged.php
They ran a mineral oil system for almost a year 24/7, and myths like the one above were put straight.
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post #29 of 44
Holy...what? A fridge thread? I thought we got rid of these ages ago!


A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC. A fridge cannot cool a PC.


:| All you'll do is burn up the compressor in the fridge.


The oil part will work fine, just leave the fridge out of it, as you'll only break the fridge.
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