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Hi everyone-

Exactly what the thread says, lol.. It seems like when I leave it on 24/7 doing Video Processing or Gaming the computer case feels hot and my room is about 15 degrees hotter than the rest of the house.. Is there anything I can do to get my temps down any more than they are?

According to the gadget on my desktop, When I am maxing out all 12 threads, the first few cores are the hottest (maxing out at 55 degrees CELSIUS* while at 100%).

I would also like to note that I have my fan setup on my Corsair H70 in a configuration where I am using it as an Intake (so its pulling the "cold" air into the case).

Please offer me some suggestions.. My PC configuration is in my Sig. I'm using the 2 stock 200mm fans (1 exhaust up top and 1 intake in the front) of the Corsair 600t.

Thanks!
Edited by iStorm - 5/15/11 at 11:26pm
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Exhaust your computer near a window?
Turn on AC?
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Use a small air conditioner in the room. It's what I'm doing for the same problem...
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55 degrees F? Room is 15 degrees warmer?

I suggest moving out of a refrigerator.
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Treat your room like a computer case. Get an exhaust fan in a window. I do this alot when im folding because my gpus heat my room up something fierce.
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Build a duct between your computer's exhaust and a window.
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well with you keeping the cpu cool means dumping the heat into the air in the room so the only option is to take the heat it makes and dump it some where else. my room is constantly going between 78-88º. having the door open help's some with letting the heat leave the room, adding a fan to that would help even more. on the other hand im water cooled so i just spent money for parts so that i can mount my rad to my window so that it takes the heat off the cpu and blows it out side instead of circulating it into my room.
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Use a small air conditioner in the room. It's what I'm doing for the same problem...
What kind of air conditioner? Is it cheap and where does it mount? Can you send me a link to what you have? Do you also have AC on in the house as well?

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Originally Posted by Darksoul844 View Post
Exhaust your computer near a window?
Turn on AC?
My parents don't like to have the AC on unless the temp is above 79 outside.. so its in the low 70's right now . The rest of the house is fine.. its just my room.. and I have the Attic in my walk in closet too.. The way my room is setup, I can't exhaust it out the window
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55 degrees F? Room is 15 degrees warmer?

I suggest moving out of a refrigerator.
Lol, good one. It might not be 15 degrees.. Its significantly hotter in here then the rest of the house though..

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Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
Treat your room like a computer case. Get an exhaust fan in a window. I do this alot when im folding because my gpus heat my room up something fierce.
My parents wouldn't let me exhaust air out of the house when the AC is on, ya know? I have SLI 470's, maybe that is the cause? But I am mostly doing video rendering so I don't see how they would heat up a lot..

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Originally Posted by VanillaCena View Post
Build a duct between your computer's exhaust and a window.
This isn't possible because my computer is on the opposite side of the window. It is on a wire rack and the exhaust shoots up out the top to pretty much a block because the rack has stuff on top of it. :/

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Originally Posted by bobfig View Post
well with you keeping the cpu cool means dumping the heat into the air in the room so the only option is to take the heat it makes and dump it some where else. my room is constantly going between 78-88º. having the door open help's some with letting the heat leave the room, adding a fan to that would help even more. on the other hand im water cooled so i just spent money for parts so that i can mount my rad to my window so that it takes the heat off the cpu and blows it out side instead of circulating it into my room.

Yeah, I leave my door open.. It seems to help.. but I have to have my door closed a lot too since my parent's room is next door and my TV is mounted on the wall right by the door, which gets loud for them while they are sleeping.. so I have to shut it :/
Edited by iStorm - 5/15/11 at 11:28pm
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My parents don't like to have the AC on unless the temp is above 79 outside.. so its in the low 70's right now . The rest of the house is fine.. its just my room.. and I have the Attic in my walk in closet too.. The way my room is setup, I can't exhaust it out the window
My parents don't like to have the AC on unless the temp is above 83 inside. Which mean my room is 87-90.
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Hi everyone-

Exactly what the thread says, lol.. It seems like when I leave it on 24/7 doing Video Processing or Gaming the computer case feels hot and my room is about 15 degrees hotter than the rest of the house.. Is there anything I can do to get my temps down any more than they are?

According to the gadget on my desktop, When I am maxing out all 12 threads, the first few cores are the hottest (maxing out at 55 degrees Fahrenheit while at 100%).

I would also like to note that I have my fan setup on my Corsair H70 in a configuration where I am using it as an Intake (so its pulling the "cold" air into the case).

Please offer me some suggestions.. My PC configuration is in my Sig. I'm using the 2 stock 200mm fans (1 exhaust up top and 1 intake in the front) of the Corsair 600t.

Thanks!
Sorry, that has GOT to be 55 CELSIUS. There is NO way your CPU is running cooler than the human body.
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