How to cool your PC for under $20

Discussion in 'Overclocking, Benching & Modding' started by DJShamrock, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. brutusmaximus

    brutusmaximus New Member

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    nice idea, but how did you get the thread title? A decent air conditioner here is around £200. Didn't know you could get air conditioners in the USA for under $20.
     
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    *Looks up Air Con units on ebay*
     
  3. GigaWatt

    GigaWatt Now In Color :D

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    a great idea, the only problem is, you can't moove the rig, hahahaha :D, you would have to buy awhole new set of pipes for that... :D. nevertheless, it's a great idea ;).
     
  4. DJShamrock

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    Since my original post I made this easy unhooking device for the tube. My camera batteries are dead but when they charge I will post. Running at 19 degrees celcius with everything OC'ed.

    The pic speaks for itself.
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    What's your room temperature? You should use a 240 rad, even better temps ;)
     
  6. procupine14

    procupine14 Why is it Beeping!?!?!

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    this is on the assumption that you already use a window unit in your house and you are just buying the stuff to connect it together ;)

    I've always thought about getting a really cheap mini fridge second (or more) hand and drilling holes for tubes in the side and running a rad in the freezer part. That way I have cold drinks close at hand and I keep my PC quite cold. This solution, however, has its drawbacks because there will be condensation to deal with whereas DJ Shamrock's does not obviously
     
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    Just use the mini fridge as a PC case...... Build the system inside.
     
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    procupine14 Why is it Beeping!?!?!

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    Thats the same problem though you know? have you seen the amount of condensation things in your refridgerator got on them?

    your computer would be :dead::dead: in about 5 hours :bleh:
     
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    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    Don't open the fridge every 10 minutes and it's a lot less.............. Seriously though, I wasn't being serious. ;)
     
  10. YnHDaRkMaN

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    i seriously LOL'd :D
     
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    However, maybe you can use your PC case as a fridge. Just put a canister in it with some dice :)
     
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    this is awesome! not only can i use it to cool my pc but i can use it for my audio equipment as well (it gets hot enough to melt crayons inside...kids)
     
  13. kris23

    kris23 Going Insane.....

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    a thread resurrection worthy of praise...

    ahh i remember this thread... this mod was awesome!

    but yea... its old....should i lock this thread?
     
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    and down memory lane we go..
     

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