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If you still want to get cool temperatures you may consider hooking up a regular air conditioner to a water cooling loop to get sub-zero water temperatures. It could be made by simply putting the evaporator coil of the window air conditioner into a tub of cooling fluid (add some ethylene glycol to prevent freezing). Use the tub as the reservoir for your water cooling loop.

It would work much better than a fridge as the compressor in a window air conditioner is designed to run 24/7 and with a much higher heat load than a fridge.
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post #22 of 26
The OP has a 700w psu, so even if we gave him 100% increase to 1400w, that is only needing a 1.4Kw cooling effect. So in knowledge he will need to use a larger size house fridge then a bar fridge. And if he sizes the fridge correctly, 33% bigger the fridge will not be running 24/7. If you wish for more info I am willing to help but I have been in the trade for over 10 years now cooling everything down from people to food to brine and computer wear.
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Originally Posted by charliehorse55 View Post
If you still want to get cool temperatures you may consider hooking up a regular air conditioner to a water cooling loop to get sub-zero water temperatures. It could be made by simply putting the evaporator coil of the window air conditioner into a tub of cooling fluid (add some ethylene glycol to prevent freezing). Use the tub as the reservoir for your water cooling loop.

It would work much better than a fridge as the compressor in a window air conditioner is designed to run 24/7 and with a much higher heat load than a fridge.
This would work well, because A/c's have a much greater cooling capacity then fridges for the size they are
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kkkkkkkk THANKS!!! it just seems to cool tho... A/C it is.
Heard this will cause condensation if it is too close to the AC. Somebody else should reinforce this statement though. I'm not 100% sure it's true.
    
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From now on I will report every thread thats new that comes up with this same topic. If people would stop being lazy and use the google search right up there in the upper right corner we would no longer see threads like this one pop up. Do yourself and everyone else here on the forums and do the bloody research before wasting the MB on another stupid thread.
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Aaaaaaand that's a wrap.
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