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Puget Custom Computers made a nice mineral oil submerged computer –

Over the years, we have seen many projects on the web that cooled a computer using common vegetable oil, including a very popular video by Tom’s Hardware. We felt that by building a computer in an aquarium using clear mineral oil, that we would be able to accomplish a much more attractive results!

Mineral Oil Submerged Computer – [via] Link.

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Phillip Torrone

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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  1. jordan314 on said:

    That’s really cool. It looks neat and the video is really well done. Props!

  2. tms10000 on said:

    Also mineral oil does not degrade as easily as vegetable oil…

  3. So I assume that mineral oil is completely non conductive, right? Wow, amazing. Keep that sealed tight and you probably NEVER have to clean our your MoBo.

    Nice.

  4. I love your design and 1 upped it. I put 16 Terabytes of hard disk drives in oil also. Check out my video and blog.

    http://oilsubmersionmediaserver.blogspot.com/

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