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post #11 of 26
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Originally Posted by The_Jester
It would have been a double post - but you replied for I did

Where would I get a disc of aluminum from? It would have to be the exact right size though :/
A local Hardware or DIY shop would do them such as B&Q
post #12 of 26
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anyone think its possible to put some artic silver onto my CPU and heat a lava lamp with it, add some lights and stuff, and your CPU is making a lava lamp move, me and jester was talking about it, anyone done it or think its possible?
It could be possible, but it would be very difficult. The main difficulties are:

1) Mounting the lava lamp on the CPU.

2) Getting the heat away fast enough, so not to damage the core.

3) Not crushing the core in the first place.

The problem of getting the heat away fast enough is tricky one. Even with AS5 the temperature would probably idle at 50 at stock voltages. A metal base plate would have to be used instead of the perspex that is normally used - because the plastic does not have to cope with such extreme heat.

Hehe - you could tell how hot your CPU is by how fast the 'lava' is moving about and wheather your CPU is in the red zone...when the oil boils
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post #13 of 26
I think it would looks really good to use the warp core to be a res for your system.
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Would the pressure not bust anything? With that much water pressing down through the system, you think it would put a huge strain on something.
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post #15 of 26
I think you would have to test that outside the case and See what happend as dont think you will find many people able to give you advice as not many people have a warpcore in there Case.
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I think you would have to test that outside the case and See what happend as dont think you will find many people able to give you advice as not many people have a warpcore in there Case.
Thats very true Im looking into building the core (so to speak) and then put the PC in the base.
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post #17 of 26
Sounds good mate. How do you mean put the case into the Base ?
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I havent a clue where I would put the radiator or pump, but this is a basic layout. Note: Its waay not to scale.

The big white bit coming from the top would be the immensely heavy 'core'. Where not talking about one or two feet. Maybe 3 or 4 is about the size I'm thinking for its height. I would have to make improvisations to compromise for the aluminum not being strong enough.
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post #19 of 26
Its looking good to me you Theoretical Design. Now just to build and implement it.
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lol - thats the difficult bit.
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