Forum discussion tagged with oil.
  1. Boris_yo

    Question Lubricating keyboard switches with Chinese lubricants?

    Hello, I wonder if one of these is suitable for lubricating membrane keyboard stabilizers: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005003130306629.html Also, I found Krytox on AE which is more expensive but seems like it's intended specifically for keyboard switches...
  2. David3290321

    [SOLVED] Immersion Cooling, Vegetable Oil or Mineral Oil?

    Hi, I want to make a dual pc immersion cooling build. Got all my components besides the oil/dielectric coolant. Coolant is very expensive, I have a 10 Gal tank and 8 Gal of Immersion cooling oil cost $130 but 10 Gal of Vegetable Oil only cost around $35. I know all oil is non conducive but I...
  3. J

    [SOLVED] Oily substance on Motherboard - Won’t boot

    Hi guys, First time posting so let me know if you need more information. So, I built my PC about 5 years ago now, and she’s been a good machine to me. In those 5 years, I’ve had one major issue and done two upgrades; a fan short fried my HDD, the RAM was upgrades, and she was given a new case...
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    [SOLVED] Possible damage oil can do inside a tablet

    So, I would want to hear pretty much everything that can go wrong with oil inside tablet Why i ask: I might try to open and clean it, but there is a 50/50 chance I might break it when doing so. And to bring to a shop - cheaper to buy a new one. It's massage oil, and it has gone in so I can...
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    [SOLVED] Oil in Acer Switch 10 2in1 Tablet - disassembly

    I got oil inside my Acer Switch 10 2in1 tablet, and I can see it in my lcd when I power it on. I have opened it, taken out battery and cleaned, but I still see the oil inside when the screen is on. I dont see how I can get to the LCD from inside. Anybody know if it is glued and it is a heat gun...
  6. J

    Question Thermal Pad Oil on SSD?

    So, weird question, but I noticed that the factory thermal pad placed over the NVMe slot (Dell XPS 9560 laptop) is surrounded by an oil-like substance. Since I'm upgrading to a brand new SSD, I want to make sure that this is completely safe for it. The SSD that is currently in the XPS has the...
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    Info (SOLVED) Overheating Oil on VRAM - XFX RX 480 GTR Overheating Issue

    Hey guys, any time I find a bizarre solution, I'm going to start posting here to help others out. Alright so today I got in two used XFX RX 480 8GB GTR's, which are supposed to be fairly high quality as far as the 400 series goes. So I go to put these cards into gaming rigs and both of them...
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    inno3d RTX 2080 TI

    Hi, my GPU, at 97-100% load, is stable at 85 C. No matter if I open the case or if I added 2 more fans in the PC case. Fully load stay at 85 C. Idle is 32 -35 C. Is that 85 C a normal temp at fully load? I saw around here everybody talk about 70 - 80 C... its true I had an evga graphic card...
  9. P

    Can too much Occlusion Culling cause lag?

    Can too many objects suddenly coming to view cause lag, for example this (Horizon Zero Dawn) video, I think overuses occlusion culling, I could be wrong, but in that specific game, what if you spun the camera around very quick, can the game loading too many objects cause lag? Also another...
  10. T

    Very hot heatsink problem

    Hi im building another pc for my friend its got a power supply, Motherboard, Ram and cpu we are still waiting on the gpu and hard drive. Its my old motherboard and cpu its a AMD FX 8320 using the stock cooler it gets very hot when I turn the pc on it gets warm by two minutes and by 5 its hot its...
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    How would I use an old hard drive in a new PC?

    Would I have to completely wipe the hard drive and re-install windows? (If so could I use key-finder to find the activation key to re-install) Or can I just plug it in? Please Help