Oil Cooling

The alternative to direct air cooling

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EdT
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Oil Cooling

Post by EdT » Wed Aug 29, 2007 9:17 pm

I think an oil based system has potential:

http://www.pugetsystems.com/submerged.php
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jaganath
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Post by jaganath » Thu Aug 30, 2007 2:49 am

Solid-State PSU Cooling: Beyond the Pail!

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fun to experiment with but not really practical IMHO. plus you have to keep the hard drive open to the air, and HDDs are a major source of noise unless you use 2.5".

jasonlava
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Post by jasonlava » Sun Sep 09, 2007 4:09 am

The Puget computer uses a Venus HDD enclosure. I use one and while it's quiet, it's not silent.

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