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Old April 11, 2008, 07:20 PM
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Default Thinktank Revision 2.0

Ok.
I promised the the thinktank 2.0 worklog to Hardware Canucks.

Here it is boys and girls.

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Preface ~

For those of you that don't know , About 4 years ago , I created a submersion cooling based case/computer.
The machine , while completely under liquid , ran fine , but there were no spectacular temps.
I was dissapointed.I am going to rectify the situation.

:)
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Thinktank Revision 2.0 specs ~

Intel core 2
Mobo yet to be determined ; Asus striker if it'll go
Muskin extreme redline ddr2 pc8000 ( micron d9gmh )
Cheepo video card at first..
- The entire motherboard assembly will be Submerged in 99% Isopropanol alcohol , that is being cooled with dry ice.
- The system will consist of 2 separate tanks , the first being the original thinktank 'tank' (after modifications) , the second being a 'resevoir' for dry ice and alcohol.
- The resevoir tank and all associated piping will be insulated via the Vacuum jacketing method.
- The whole system is being designed to go below -100 C.....We shall see ....

Onto the very first pics !

Original Tank on half rack.This is the 'case' :




Here's the open rack with the tank ;



Now the two tanks and the vacuum pump. ;



What is vacuum jacketing you ask ?

Here's a shot of a vacuum jacket pipe :



It's a pipe inside a pipe , and you maintain a vacuum between them.The resevoir tank will basically be a vacuum dewar , same thing.....best insulation around.

I might make the piping from stainless , I'm not sure yet.




more right away !!
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