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what if somebody put their pc in a freezer, would that sufficientlly cool their pc
Nope, it would likely be warmer than running it outside of a freezer and would eventually overheat, since a typical freezer can't remove heat as fast as a typical PC produces it. Any excess heat that the freezer doesn't remove will stay sealed inside the insulated box and would eventually turn more like an oven, at least until the PC shuts down from overheating. Maybe with something like a big walk-in freezer it could keep up, by either way, that seems like a really inefficient way to cool a PC, and you would probably have problems with condensation forming, as some parts of the system would be freezing cold while other parts would be warm.

As for the ocean, sure, but you would need some means of getting the water to your components without getting all over the rest of the system. You wouldn't even need that much water though, as even a much smaller tank of water could likely dissipate the heat reasonably well. Some people have actually submersed entire systems in an aquarium filled with non-conductive oil to cool it, though that tends to not be very practical, especially when it comes to maintenance and everything is covered in oil. : P
 

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what if somebody put their pc in a freezer, would that sufficientlly cool their pc, or how about in the ocean.
The fridge concept has been tried many many times.
It just leads to the early death of a fridge/freezer.

The motor and compressor is not designed for a continuous heat source inside the box. If you listen to your fridge, it is OFF 90% of the time. The box insulation keeps it cool.
Putting a PC in there is like putting a small space heater in it. It WILL die.

For the ocean...as noted above, people have built systems in aquariums. Water or mineral oil. Except as an advertising tool...mostly useless. And NOT cheap.
https://www.pugetsystems.com/submerged.php
 
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The fridge concept has been tried many many times.
It just leads to the early death of a fridge/freezer.

The motor and compressor is not designed for a continuous heat source inside the box. If you listen to your fridge, it is OFF 90% of the time. The box insulation keeps it cool.
Putting a PC in there is like putting a small space heater in it. It WILL die.

For the ocean...as noted above, people have built systems in aquariums. Water or mineral oil. Except as an advertising tool...mostly useless. And NOT cheap.
https://www.pugetsystems.com/submerged.php
what about a freezer
 

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