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Originally Posted by greenpenguin Someone has qouted someone quoting a quote here. This is worrying. I doubt the platters would oxidise - my hard drive isn't perfectly sealed, and it ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by greenpenguin
    Someone has qouted someone quoting a quote here. This is worrying.

    I doubt the platters would oxidise - my hard drive isn't perfectly sealed, and it still works fine.
    Explain not perfectly seated please.
    If you mean the hard drive isn't mounted in the case, that shouldn't make a difference.

    My hard drive just sits inside the case and isn't screwed to anyything. To much bother trying to work in that small space.
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    Why do I have a problem seeing that freezing a piece of electronics would do much good.... I'm aware that electrons seem to carry their charge longer if they are in a colder environment (less loss), but this generally is just for batteries and I don't see it being practical for a mem stick.

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    Wow, it does say sealed.
    I have no idea how that could be working, or if it is working, for how much longer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Salient
    They said on there that they had submerged an entire pc in oil.
    So naturally I wondered how they used the cd/dvd drives.
    But all they submerged was the mobo and proc. Which has already been done.
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    Yeah, I've seen something similar before... But it's still *groose!*, think about how it would feel to put a new piece of hardware inside the oily aquarium!

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    I put batteries in the fridge to pinch everything out of them. You see this slows the molecules running inside of it, maybe it works the hd's too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by George Harrison
    I put batteries in the fridge to pinch everything out of them. You see this slows the molecules running inside of it, maybe it works the hd's too.
    Lol, this also reduces the amount of current flowing out of them, which could lead to problems :P.

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    I smell Mythbusters!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by curt8769
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