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cwb27

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I'm more than sure someone has already asked/suggested this but has anyone every tried sticking their entire computer into a freezer (ether a fridge freezer or a deep freeze)?
 
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Intrepid

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i didn't even read the post and i already knew it waqs the refrigerator idea, just to show it has ben sugested and done. but it;s hard work and a lot must be taken into acount.
 

Stumpjumper5200

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Think about this......

Put stuff in the freezer, and what happens after a little time goes by? Frost. Frost = water. Water = kill your computer.

You could only put in in there for short amounts of time. Plus, I've heard it's dangerous taking a P4 below 20C from an Intel spec sheet.
 
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cwb27

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Stumpjumper5200 said:
Think about this......

Put stuff in the freezer, and what happens after a little time goes by? Frost. Frost = water. Water = kill your computer.

You could only put in in there for short amounts of time. Plus, I've heard it's dangerous taking a P4 below 20C from an Intel spec sheet.

Agreed, I had considered that, but if steps were taken to elminate a significant amount of moisture from the environment so that it was a 'dry cold' would it work then?
 

Lt.HMustard

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At fast food places and restaraunts they have big walk in refrigerators that would be perfect to put a computer in, not the freezer part, but the refrigerator part. When I worked at fast food I would imagine the insane OCing I could get if I could put my PC in it whenever I would walk into the "walk in".
 

Jkasmann

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I had a friend that put his in a refrigerator and put a cup of baking soda in with it to take care of condensation. Might be worth a shot. Also, make sure you use a big freezer (ie, not a minifridge) because his mini didnt do him much good. Need something that has plenty of power to keep the ambient temps low with the computer running...