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Water cooled power supply

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PolyPill

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May 20, 2001
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I noticed that www.koolance.com had a water cooled power supply as part of their system, but it also mentioned that it wasn't suitable for any system over 1ghz or DDR memory. I was wondering if anyone has made one that would work for over 1ghz, I'm a poor bastard I'd rather make my own stuff. Also their page doesn't say why it shouldn't be used, anyone know why?
 

CreePinG_DeatH_reverted

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Dec 22, 2000
my guess would have to be that if water leaked onto your power supply, you could have a butt load of problems.... like a fire, nuking everything, shorting out ever component... stuff like that ;-)
 

Shadow ÒÓ

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someone actually filled a psu with a non conductive liquid once. Looked very nice, but a heck of a lot of trouble to replace if the psu went bad. Seems like he used mineral oil or something? Anyone remember this?
 

surlyjoe

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the problem with the coolance supply ,is they chose the 1 thing that put off the most heat and cooled it , while disregarding all the other PSU components ,, they may not all be microwaves , but need airflow to keep at operating temp also ,, Its going to take a different approach to make a really effective water cooled PSU... sounds like a future project maybe :)
 

Szech

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Shadow, I read that too. The article was called the Silentium project, and I think it was under the "other" section of the reviews & tips.