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I was wondering, if I were to make holes in the floor here to the underside of this building I'm at now, to the outside. Could I draw cold air from here through the floor and into the computer if there could be a huge humidity difference.

Or would that condensate inside the computer?
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I was wondering, if I were to make holes in the floor here to the underside of this building I'm at now, to the outside. Could I draw cold air from here through the floor and into the computer if there could be a huge humidity difference.

Or would that condensate inside the computer?
Yes, it would condensate. Anyway, why would you ruin your home over a PC?
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It's a small building with only two rooms, there is only one window in this room, and if I have it open with the security hatch on, the room heats up. So then I can't leave the computer on when I go to sleep.

Is there something I can do to make the system generate less heat doing only minor tasks during the night?
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It's a small building with only two rooms, there is only one window in this room, and if I have it open with the security hatch on, the room heats up. So then I can't leave the computer on when I go to sleep.

Is there something I can do to make the system generate less heat doing only minor tasks during the night?
Doesn't it trottle down automatically when idle? It should.
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I gonna try it some more, turning on speedstep and a power plan that uses it.

But I think the graphics card makes alot of heat on it's own.
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I gonna try it some more, turning on speedstep and a power plan that uses it.

But I think the graphics card makes alot of heat on it's own.
I'm pretty sure that most modern AMD/ATI cards have driver throttling where the clock and memory speeds are dropped significantly when not in use, reducing heat output when idle.
    
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yes thats confirmd, my 5770 downclocks to 300/600 when idle and not playing a game, unless i force the overclock on in AB
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post #10 of 18
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Oh, yeah, I just tested this, if I use overclocking in it, it won't downclock.

So I have to remember to reset the clocking then?
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