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Radiator to blow cold air, instead of cooling the water?

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So I was looking at one of these giant fans at my work the other day and got to thinking, could the same principles be applied to cpu cooling/case cooling, or would it be way innefficient? You have a water line in and out from a regular old hose, and that cools the air being blown around, as opposed to a radiator with fans blowing over it cooling the water flowing through the blocks. Or in a small way, does it already do that? Is there anything like this for computers? Just a thought

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Like an air conditioner?
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Like an air conditioner?

Hehe...i suppose in a sense thats all it is.
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Like an air conditioner?

What is this blasphemy you speak of !?!?!
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It is possible but then you would run into troubles with condensation so you would have to insulate the board and such. That's probably why it is more trouble then it is worth over regular water cooling. Though you would get much better temps.
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Hmmm....I wonder if there is some way shape or form to use a humidifier for computer cooling. Yes I know humidity is the enemy of circuits...but I wonder what could be done.
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Thats a swamp cooler on wheels, not an A/C unit. Thats not a rad in it, its material that water flows over it and the air being blown through the material is cooled from the water.
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