Skier's First Dry Ice Work Log

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Re: Fun Times Ahead

Post by Major_A » Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:28 am

Quick questions... I've never done this stuff and I'm curious.
1) What's with the tape (?) on the back of the motherboard by the audio controller?
2) I know where to get dry ice but where do you pick up LN2?

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Re: Fun Times Ahead

Post by skier » Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:46 am

Major_A wrote:Quick questions... I've never done this stuff and I'm curious.
1) What's with the tape (?) on the back of the motherboard by the audio controller?
2) I know where to get dry ice but where do you pick up LN2?
the electrical tape is totally irrelevant to overclocking haha I use it to protect the motherboard because the expansionplates to video cards can scratch the surface of the motherboard there because I generally swap out video cards on a near-daily basis and killed my only good LGA775 board because of that reason. (BOXDX38BT - Bonetrail, slots for 2x crossfire+PhysX card, poor thing :( )

-DICE: fishing/bait shops, grocery stores, and DICE-specific dealers
-LN2: welding supply shops, compressed gas suppliers, and farmers for semen samples
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Re: Fun Times Ahead

Post by skier » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:35 am

bumpdate

no reinsulated, used 5/8" wide door jam insulation on contact with the pipe, wrapped tightly with electrical tape, then the original foam I got wrapped with some more tight electrical tape

come to the definitive conclusion that fiber board will not work strength-wise. have a bit of 5/8" plywood I will be using hopefully as the final mount.
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Re: Skier's First Dry Ice Work Log

Post by Major_A » Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:53 pm

What about some thick lexan or cast acrylic? The stuff is fairly easy to work with and should hold up to temperatures and moisture better than wood.

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Re: Skier's First Dry Ice Work Log

Post by skier » Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:24 pm

Major_A wrote:What about some thick lexan or cast acrylic? The stuff is fairly easy to work with and should hold up to temperatures and moisture better than wood.
I can't stand cutting acrylic. wood is messy, but at least it isn't statically charged

that and 5/8" plywood will do the job, free.
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Re: Skier's First Dry Ice Work Log

Post by skier » Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:34 pm

op updated

I could only get the pot down to ~ -50C and even at that I couldn't get the P4 a single MHz higher than when I was at +36C, the board is just too cheap (won't break 1.6v). but nothing died and I got a bit of experience with DICE and learned some things so I think i'm ready to put the 1055T under in a couple weeks, after the 890GPA's RMA which I haven't filed for yet

btw, I was at 4063MHz on air (238x17) and couldnt get anything above that under dice (239x17=fail) the P4 just needed more volts- a lot more volts.
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Re: Skier's First Dry Ice Work Log

Post by Major_A » Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:24 pm

That's such a big chunk of copper I bet it could cool the P4 without any liquid in the pot. I didn't catch it, did you say what the Intel board you were using was?

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