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    Oil-cooled computer (Everything submerged in tank of oil)

    Not water cooling...but looks pretty cool:



    What do you guys think?
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    It is a mess and not worth it. Looks neat.
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    You still need a rad and pump. Ruins all warrenty options, HD's can't go in there, and it's a terrible terrible mess.

    Looks neat though. If you got extra parts and an old fishtank, sure!
    I want my old title back.
    Old beast is torn down.
    Will update later.

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    I wasn't planning on doing this, just posting it. I guess I should of said that in the original post lol.
    It wouldn't be worth it for me.
    I thought it looked pretty cool though.
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    Oh it does look cool, that's for sure.
    Koolance showed up to CES with one years ago, and it looked amazing.

    Still a real PITA to live with on a "daily driver", especially since most computers here run a lot more wattage with OCing, cooling becomes problematic.

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    I saw this awhile ago and since then it has been my goal to give it a try someday.

    I think a dual core ivy CPU would be suited for this. Low wattage and a SSD so it can be submerged.

    I see a project log in my future.

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    Theres a company that sells them

    http://www.hardcorecomputer.com/index.html

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