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Built my first Fish tank PC

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  1. CenTex Hosting

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    Here is a pic of my first Fish tank PC.

    No this is not water. its white mineral oil.

    Getting ready to build another one in a custom tank.[​IMG]
     
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    cool work dude :)
     
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    Dag! That's sick... How's the cooling in that thing? :p
     
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    This one was a test so its not a high powered system. Its running about 8% cooler.

    The next system will be a gaming system. Which will put out more heat. We are going to set up a system to cycle the oil through a cooling system.

    I am building a web site for the company that makes the oil and thought it would be fun to build one.
     
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    Hey man it is awesome! :)
     
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    Wow dude, first time I see such a thing! Amazing work! 10/10 from me.
     
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    Very innovative:)
     
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    I build PC's for a living and that is superb !!
     
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    i'll out do you with a shit tank
     
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    tight!:cool:
     
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    Wtf? I thought electronics get fucked under water? You could custom build sized cases and turn them into fish tanks and make $$$$$$
     
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    "No this is not water. its white mineral oil."


    Even so, since its a liquid doesn't it cause an electric circuit or however you spell it ? :D
     
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    Pretty sweet idea.
    For the next one just add a few rocks and fishes :p
     
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    Nope the mineral oil is non conductive.
     
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    i have the rocks in this one. I will ad a fake fish lol
     
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    Well no if it the electric can't go trough it like rubber.

    There is also this kind of "stuffing in many devices" atleast saw such in fire alarms.

    Pretty col indeed. How stiff is that stuff ?
     
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    White mineral oil does not conduct electricity in that it is a petroleum so there is no chance of short circuiting.

    Pretty innovative idea, OP.
     
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    can you post a link to the image? I couldn't see it in your post, sounds interesting!

    :D
     
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    I saw a computer like this but the tank was divided in half by glass and in the front half was real water and fishes, behind that was oil and pc components. It looked great :)
     
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    I thought this was a joke at first. That is really cool dude.
     
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