Mineral Oil Cases

Discussion in 'Cases & Case Modding' started by VRT, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. VRT

    VRT Limp Gawd

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    Its been a while since I have done a mineral oil system, but it looks like we are going to go down that path again for a client.

    The last time we built some test systems we used Puget chassis, but from what I understand their mineral oil cases were shutdown by patent trolls. Does anyone know of anyone building a COTS(Commercial off the shelf) chassis for mineral oil submersion? I need five of these for the test bed, when we go to build out the production racks we will build those, but the testing I would just like to find some COTS ones in ATX so that we can try server class systems out.

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  2. [21CW]killerofall

    [21CW]killerofall Aliens...

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  3. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    from what I know and can find online its strictly diy now as LiquidCool Solutions(patent troll) sits on all the patents so nobody has a premade kit anymore. get a tank and some plexi to make a lid and mobo tray(if needed).
     
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    AthlonXP [H]ard as it Gets

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    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    yup that's what got kyboshed. luke on ltt did a build in it last year I think.
     
  6. Guarana [BAWLS]

    Guarana [BAWLS] [H]ard|Gawd

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    Find a case with a decent removable motherboard tray, and use that as a base for installation, and then build a case around that for mineral oil.
     
  7. Spotswood

    Spotswood Gawd

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    FWIW, clients have used our tech stations for these types of projects. Basically, just need to rotate the station 90-degrees.

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  8. Dan_D

    Dan_D [H]ard as it Gets

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    What test station is that?
     
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  9. rgMekanic

    rgMekanic [H]ard|News

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    unfortunately no, the trolls killed it.

    I was looking at building my own test bench a little while ago and stumbled here...

    https://www.moddiy.com/products/QDIY-Professional-Modder-Acrylic-ATX-Motherboard-Tray-(YJZL01).html

    Could make it go more smoothly, and they have a TON of other stuff as well
     
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    Spotswood Gawd

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    Guarana [BAWLS] [H]ard|Gawd

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