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The World’s First Commercially Available Total Liquid Submersion, High-Performance PC

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Hardcore Computer, Inc., the industry’s most innovative computer design and manufacturing company, announced the launch of Reactor, the world’s first commercially available high-performance PC with total liquid submersion cooling technology.

Developed for hardcore computer users such as gamers, graphic artists, audiophiles, industrial designers, engineers, medical imaging technicians and military technologists, Reactor was designed for performance and quality with patented technologies and innovations never before available in a desktop system.

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Cheapest configuration I could build:



Nice concept. Pricey.
 
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Enthusiast's build

 

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*looks in bank account*

*cries*
 
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#5
Hmmm, a new car or totally submerged PC... decisions, decisions.

Oh, and enjoy the new pics I uploaded, its a damn sexy looking case, would be cool (no pun intended) if the case was available on its own. Though I get the feeling it wouldnt take standard componenents :(
 
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I didnt think that was a computer......wow
 
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If you can put fish in it ima getting one.
 
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Looks very trick...But at the same time it would probably be a pain in the ass to maintain or change components, not to mention the prices! Don't get me wrong, I'm not cutting it down, that rig is very intense and I can appreciate what they've done here.
 
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Hmmm, a new car or totally submerged PC... decisions, decisions.

Oh, and enjoy the new pics I uploaded, its a damn sexy looking case, would be cool (no pun intended) if the case was available on its own. Though I get the feeling it wouldnt take standard componenents :(
No, the componets are as proprietary as it gets....

The motherboard for example has a integrated creative x-fi complete with a 64Mb X-Ram module... and they didnt just throw it on the mobo, they made sure it's paths stear clear from powerlines, or anything that can cause interference.

The cmos battery is situated on top behind a mask, easily accesible together with a cmos reset button. (Link)

The RAM sure look plain though:D check this out: (Link)
 
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dumm , you can mod something like maybe not in same quality but same performance , cuz the price is !!!!!.!!
 
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i could actually afford that =/.
 
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Trip stinks. No really. He stinks. Hush Trip. You're evil. Evil Incarnate.... If Trip shows up with that pc in his specs, I'm flying to Australia, hiring a bushman with 20-30 dingos to terrorize him until he gives up the pc, and flying home with it.




:p
 
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Lol somehow i dont think id be spending 12 grand odd on a pc but you never know your luck in a big country :p
 

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a dingo stole my liquid PC!
 
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Could afford it too, but hell I aint gonna spend 12 grand on a PC outdated in a years time... especially when a new car is due at any time now...
 

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Pretty cool but massively overpriced...

I mean lets be real, why not just vapochill and/or heavy tec....
 

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these are wicked simple to make all you need to remember is optical drives and HDD's cannot be in them. As for everything else get mineral oil which is crazy cheap and do it...what you do is gat a fish tank that is dep enough so your while mobo fits....then you modify your io back plate or even cheaper you take some brass hooks and run them through the mobo screw holes and hang it on the side of the fishtanke....then fill it with mineral oil allll the way up..and because mineral oil is heavy make sure that your pump can take it get a high flow then just trn it on...its perfectly safe to run 24/7 and mineral oil barely evaporates if at all..ill do one for you guys this summer.
 
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If some of you guys are interested in this, here's a good read that'll give you some ideas. You can do this for about $200 dollars and some spare time, so no need to spend $4000-$12000 on one.

http://www.pugetsystems.com/submerged.php
 
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but are they using mineral oil on this case or something else? Mineral oil does not cool as well as water, so I was thinking they might have something that cools better than mineral oil in there but does not short anything.