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post #11 of 19
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As I noted in the first post this is a 'Ghetto setup' so don't scream in horror like girls when you see the following.

The layout is only in the testing stage and some cleaning up of cables etc will take effect soon.
Also notice the 92mm fan resting on the lucilite top of the waterblock and the RAM heatspreaders....yes very fine finishing off here..LOL

I do intend to elevate a piece of mesh or plexiglass over the entire motherboard and embed the fans in it.

The case at the front is an old Vantec Vortex caddie which holds the SATA HDD and has a fan inside at the front for cooling alond with an inbuilt temperature sensor.
In front of the water pump is the rheobus fan controller.
The 2 PSU units can be seen in the rear right of shot. Both are Enermax Coolergiant units with the 385W unit driving the waterpump and peltier and the 485W unit running the motherboard and drives..yes the Floppy too..( I am too old to change)






THe motherboard prepartion consisted of a liberal coating of PCB friendly lacquer to the entire underside and around the socket of the MSI K8N Neo4-FX.
Vaseline was applied into and around the CPU socket (in the absence of dielectric grease).
A neophrene 8mm pad was formed and attached. as this unit runs 24/7 in high ambients the need for further insulation is not required..but will monitor this as I go.




A screenshot of clock speeds and temperatures at idle 30min after running Prime for 1hr.
Temp1 is the ambient temperature or system in case.
The temp2 is the CPU temperature and Core is the actual temperature inside the die (the jury is still out on this)
I have gone for a fairly light overclock on the CCBWE 3700+ (Toledo with 1 core dropped I am told) as the intention was not for a full kick butt overclock but stability in the enviroment.
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post #12 of 19
wow, shame you live in Australia though, postage will be a killer on the radiators.

But still a great project.
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post #13 of 19
This is looking great You might want to add some extra neoprene to the bottom of the block as it is looking wet. If you can stop the air getting to the block you will be sweet.

Keep up the great work mate!


..........mmm makes me want to play again
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post #14 of 19
That core looks like it is out of a 140H.
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post #15 of 19
That's a helluva decent clock for that stepping!
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post #16 of 19
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Here are a couple more close up pictures of this excellent small form, low cost, high performing pump and the control card.


The control card showing the molex connector.




The return inlet drain below waterline (to avoid the introduction of air into the loop)


The top of the tank with inlet/outlet and cable gland also the fill port.
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post #17 of 19
The screenshot of your clock speeds and temperatures aren't showing. It does look to be a good, sound setup, though!! This would be a perfect application for a temperature controlled TEC controller. I need to get back on that project!
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post #18 of 19
what controller did you use to control the temperature of the peltier element?
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post #19 of 19
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Originally Posted by chmodlabs View Post

what controller did you use to control the temperature of the peltier element?
Thanks

lol... nice res man tongue.gif... i dont think youll be getting a responce from him, but you can check out this guide smile.gif... should help a lot smile.gif

http://tecpeltier.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=19
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