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1 year ago#1
Submerged in mineral oil. Another topic on here mention these and omg I must do this. I've never built a PC before but I'm good with electronics. I'm going to start if with a very basic build and newegg has like a $170 package for a lil BS dual core set up. Is this the best way to go about purchasing the parts? Aside from the actual parts will I need any special tool?
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1 year ago#2
All you really need is a screwdriver, one that has a magnetic tip can be helpful.
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1 year ago#5
Don't know why people intentionally give out bad info to others
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1 year ago#6
Marshall_Law posted...
Don't know why people intentionally give out bad info to others


a) you're on the internet
b) you're on the internet
c) you're on the internet
d) you're on the internet
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1 year ago#7
Marshall_Law posted...
Don't know why people intentionally give out bad info to others


It's a misunderstanding. I think he meant to suggest Windex.
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1 year ago#8
Submerging a PC in mineral oil is new to me. First time I ever heard of such a thing. How does it work? Do most people do this? I'm planning on getting into PC gaming in the near future, and I would like to know if this is a necessary process of building a custom gaming PC.
1 year ago#9
ukemandwnbu posted...
Submerging a PC in mineral oil is new to me. First time I ever heard of such a thing. How does it work? Do most people do this? I'm planning on getting into PC gaming in the near future, and I would like to know if this is a necessary process of building a custom gaming PC.


Not a lotta people do this. It's messy and a bit expensive. I also might add it looks very silly.

If you're just getting into PC gaming, you probably won't want to start with a custom cooled mineral oil PC.
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1 year ago#10
ukemandwnbu posted...
Submerging a PC in mineral oil is new to me. First time I ever heard of such a thing. How does it work? Do most people do this? I'm planning on getting into PC gaming in the near future, and I would like to know if this is a necessary process of building a custom gaming PC.


...assuming you're serious.

No, almost nobody does this. It's something for the 0.01% who want insane overclocks on absolute top of the line parts. It costs a lot more, requires a lot more work, and has a lot more opportunities for mistakes.

Basically if you're at a tech level where you ask if this is something you should do, you emphatically should not.
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