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do people use dry ice in a bath too cool reseviors of their water loop?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by freeboy, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. erocker

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    Alcohol will help develop cracks in any kind of plastic in the loop (tubing, acrylic, etc.) so best not to use it.
     
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    not in the loop, they said dry ice in an alcohol bath in the pots.. crazy
     
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    Random input.

    Could you not just bag the pc in an air tight bag?

    Bag the pc, and drop in a few packs of industrial silica gel
    route all cable's for the psu out of the top and keep the psu external.
    use an external loop system in another case.

    That way all your components should be in dry air.... no condensation.

    Or you could drop the PC in a bath of oil.

    Or you could drop the pc in a sealed tank. Then replace the air with carbon dioxide from a tank. The carbon dioxide should force the wet air out of the tank.
     
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    the issue is conductive heat.. there is air still in the bag, and the water block and hoses are exposed to cold coolant, your bring into the bag the coolant.. and thus the condensation, much better to have dry hot air and fans to reduce any moisture to vapor
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    just not cool it off too much, remember we dont need 0 temp in he loop... just trying to bring it off 100 c for my crazy hot runs above 5k oc on the new system... Id be thrilled with 5.5 at 85C
     

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