Of course, mineral oil is not the only liquid one can use to cool one’s system, immersion-style. Modder BrainEater here shows off a submersion concept that uses pure alcohol (anhydrous isopropanol) to drop the system’s average temperature to a theoretical minus-80 degrees Celsius.
The ThinkTank 2.0 is impractical for a number of reasons--besides being a design that puts PC components in an extremely flammable liquid, the machine consumes roughly 50 pounds' worth of dry ice for every 4 to 8 hours of operation. But obscene cost and extreme danger are all part of the fun, right?
Photo: BrainEater, at [H]ard|Forum