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Seeing how we're in the middle of a nice heat wave around these parts I figured I'd ask the question to all you home server folks. What's the temperature of your home office, server room, data center or data closet and how do you keep it there?

I have a window mounted AC unit a small pedestal fan and I keep the blinds closed on those hot sunny days. I try to keep it around 22C in here but it's hard when I fire up my Quad Core Fermi gaming rig.



So, How do you do it?
    
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I am also interested in this question. My watercooled 950 and sli 580s heat my computer room up so much.
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I have read several technical articles stating that millions of dollars are wasted keeping server rooms too cold. I am on minimal equipment usage rules and it is always 82F or higher in my "server room" (also my bedroom).
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I have read several technical articles stating that millions of dollars are wasted keeping server rooms too cold. I am on minimal equipment usage rules and it is always 82F or higher in my "server room" (also my bedroom).
Millions of dollars are also wasted in the reverse. Keeping homes and businesses too warm in the winter.

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Keeping server rooms dowm into the 60'sF has be an unquestioned activity for just about as long as there have been servers. Things are changing and Network honchos are willing to look at the data that says it is safe to let that temp rise quite a bit. This "re-think" is a major event in the server world,worth millions in cooling costs,one very expensive urban myth.
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Well, I'm talking about home usage.
    
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Screwed up home cooling and my basement FTW

18c max in the day
14c max at night
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60-70f.
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Screwed up home cooling and my basement FTW

18c max in the day
14c max at night
I wish I could. It's my plan in the future. I don't have the ethernet wiring to run my systems in the basement.
    
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I wish I could. It's my plan in the future. I don't have the ethernet wiring to run my systems in the basement.
I have some supper fast Intel wifi card and a Ethernet hub
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