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Ah. For some reason I was expecting that answer. I moved off campus this year and now have to pay my electricity. Almost tempted to move back to dorms next year so I can fold to my hearts content without dreading the monthly bill XD

In that case if it doesn't get loud and cause any issues for you or your roommates, I don't see why not. Go ahead.
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Well I'm in a dorm so I'm not paying electricity.
Its also probably going to dumb a lot of heat into your room...
    
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Its also probably going to dumb a lot of heat into your room...
Lol back in May when I had a 6990 and 5970 mining on air, before I had bought my water loop, my room was unbearable.

Like, I spent absolutely no time in it it was so bad. With the weather getting hot outside and those two dual gpu cards going at 100%. Luckily my roommate was someone I've known since 1st grade and had decided to live together in the dorms but man even he was a little tired of it.

Made the last month of dorms pretty awful lol. It was worth it though... and made me appreciate water cooling that much more.
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Lol back in May when I had a 6990 and 5970 mining on air, before I had bought my water loop, my room was unbearable.

Like, I spent absolutely no time in it it was so bad. With the weather getting hot outside and those two dual gpu cards going at 100%. Luckily my roommate was someone I've known since 1st grade and had decided to live together in the dorms but man even he was a little tired of it.

Made the last month of dorms pretty awful lol. It was worth it though... and made me appreciate water cooling that much more.
Water cooling doesn't change the heat output of your cards. They still produce the exact same amount of heat and dump the same amount of heat into the room regardless of the cooling method. Water cooling is just more efficient at removing the heat from the processor.

The amount of heat generated by the processor does not change. It's a fundamental law of thermodynamics. Energy cannot be created or destroyed. The heat does not magically vanish just because it was absorbed by a water loop.
    
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Ok well whatever the laws of physics say, rooms became more bearable after I switched to WC'ing. Maybe it was just the loud noise that drove us all crazy.
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