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      09-27-2012, 07:46 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by Puerto Rican 335d View Post
I spoke to TurboEddie and his concern was that the IC would be to exposed to water, I told that I beleive that would not be a problem hence, its in the same location ast the OEM one anyway.
This may be a silly question, but why would exposing an IC to water be an issue? If anything, wouldn't this lead to moderate additional heat transfer (via evaporative cooling and air-to-water hx), considering that the IC is effectively just a heat sink?

TurboEddie knows his stuff, so what am I neglecting to take into consideration? Is he worried about corrosion, restricted airflow, leaks, or am I incorrect in my assumptions above?...or some combination thereof?

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