Motherboard + CPU submerged in oil and still work video!

By Condor
Jul 27, 2007
  1. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Yeh its possible, oil is a good insulator. Thats what is in electrical transformer boxes to help with cooling.
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    yes, tomshardware replicated this feat. The problem with cooking oil is it is highly acidic and overtime will degrade some components. Also once oil reaches its thermal high, it takes a long time to dissapate the heat. Oil retains heat quite well.
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