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emericanchaos said:even if the hole thing was in the freezer the CPU and parts of the motherboard make heat. if they get hot enough they could heat up the air and liquify any water present.
Footba_SWAT5420 said:how would you run cables out of the fridge anyway? seems like it would be hard to cut holes so that no cod escapes.
Evil_Eye said:I thought up of an idea similar to what you where thinking quite some time ago. The thing is, in order to ensure that the freezer could run for a long time without condensation, one would have to pump out all the air in the freezer (ala vacum). Also, such things as the hard-drive, CD-ROM drive, and floppy drive would have to be located out of the box.
When I attempted to do the actual thing, I was immediatly thwarted by the freezer's lack of strength to a vacum and the cooling unit itself, which made it remarkably difficult to cut any holes out of the case.
All in all, I can say that modding a fridge is definatly not a good idea.
Evil_Eye said:I initially thought of just sealing it up as well. The thing is, even if I where to seal the crate, there would still be moisture inside of the fridge and that could cause some frost. I decided to pump out the air to try to get rid of the moisture. I know I could have cutted out blowholes and gotten some air moving to prevent frost from building, but my main reason for initially trying to build my crate was to make a truly fanless computer (that and the fact that I wanted to keep holes coming out of my crate at a minimum).
I never got it to work right and it now lies as a botched project in my room. There are better ways to get better temps and this is not one of them.