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Kryten

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Time and time again I read posts on people wanting to use exotic chemicals and liquids in their liquid cooling systems.
How cold do these people want to get their systems? with the right combination of pelts, radiators, resoviours and fans (and other obvious bits that make up the system) A system can be made cold enough to make Frosty the Snowman feel the chill, I can appriciate wanting to be different and wanting to push your knowledge to it's limits, BUT why not put all this energy into designing new coolers or radiators or something.
Water is safe, stable, non volatile, cheap etc etc.. why not leave it alone and pick on some other component of the system...
 

Door Knob

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I take it you read my Mercury suggestion...lol. Why? Why not? People do talk about other cooling aspects as well. Why not try messing around with different coolants? For most of us overclocking is far from realistic improvements to cost ratio. Most of us are people that like/d science class in school and have decided to turn our computer insides to a hydro-cooling experiment. Water is far and away the most common coolant but its nice to ponder the possibilities :).
 
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Kryten

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Door Knob (May 09, 2001 05:45 p.m.):
I take it you read my Mercury suggestion...lol. Why? Why not? People do talk about other cooling aspects as well. Why not try messing around with different coolants? For most of us overclocking is far from realistic improvements to cost ratio. Most of us are people that like/d science class in school and have decided to turn our computer insides to a hydro-cooling experiment. Water is far and away the most common coolant but its nice to ponder the possibilities :).

I wasn't referring to any particular post, just the idea in general, "most" people find water works fine, why not invent a better cooling system so everyone can benifit.
(not only those with mercury poisoning 8) )
 

Shadow ÒÓ

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I'd have to agree the exotic chemicals shouldn't be in the home. If it's dangerous, it's really not worth trying. Especially dangerous N2 or Mercury type chemicals.
 

Door Knob

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Well my mercury suggestion was just meant as a joke. Would be pretty interesting if someone came along with a whole new highperformance way to cool. Anyone ever had any wield ideas?
 

rugby

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Shadow ÒÓ (May 10, 2001 12:18 a.m.):
my post wasn't directed at yours either.......I didn't even read yours till after I posted that.

I saw someone used Listerene here.....supposedly worked well. =)


Yeah, it kept their cpu "cool and minty"
 
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Kryten

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rugby (May 10, 2001 04:25 p.m.):
Shadow ÒÓ (May 10, 2001 12:18 a.m.):
my post wasn't directed at yours either.......I didn't even read yours till after I posted that.

I saw someone used Listerene here.....supposedly worked well. =)


Yeah, it kept their cpu "cool and minty"

(shakes head) that's sad 8)
 
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Kryten

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I am racking my brains to come up with a better heat exchange unit without using a ton of elctricity to do it, will let you know if I come up with anything.