You like to experiment with overclocking your hardware to the maximum? Not afraid to mistreat your expensive equipment? Maybe you can follow this path to glory and fame. But remember my pupils! It is a long way and a short fame!
Having a few phase change machines it was time for me to get into higher gear. Reading on Xtreme Systems
and the How to Cool your PC with Dry Ice
by [M] Jort, I had to give this a go. Step 1: Get dry ice
Browsing some internet pages I stumbled across a local reseller Böhm & Gottschalk Droogijs B.V
a phone call later and I could pick up 10 kilo Dry Ice for 25euro. Keep this in mind that shipping 10kg of Dry Ice will cost you quite a bit.
I got some extra information about Dry Ice by Jos W.M. Vijgen, although having protection is a good thing, you won’t get burned/frozen by doing this:Step 2: Getting a CPU
Only skimping through the Dry Ice howto I put my CPU’s on Ice:
But strangely enough this did not seem to work, time for: Step 3: Getting some dry ice containers
Searching the internet pages I could not find any store reselling this. So I got in contact with some hardcore members from Ministry of Overclocking
I bought one container and lent one, great but who needs 2 cpu containers? They told me they were working on GPU containers, but these are not ready yet. So next time around I might have some SLI containers. YoupY
from MOC showed up at my doorstep and gave me a quick introduction to working with Dry Ice and overclocked his A64 3500+ in a demo session. Step 4: Getting some Hardware
Time to call for help from my precious assistant
Thank you dear Step 5: Getting some drinks
I like them cold :-)