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Yeah as you might of guessed by now I'm only kidding around....biggrin.gif...it's the first time I've read through the "tec" section and it just struck me that effort required to run these things is bordering on the absurd......but if that's your bag then go for it......you are doing a fantastic build.

I'm planning a revamp of my chill box build.....that's more my thing.....but your more than welcome to pop across and pick holes...lol thumb.gif

PS I came here originally to see how the temps on the oced 2500k compared with my build....but I guess they are still working on it as I didn't find the results yet?

You can get whatever temps you want really...its just a matter of how much money you want to spend and how much electricity you are willing to use smile.gif. TECs are pretty modular...want more cooling, add "MOAR TECS!" Arqtiks Quad TEC block for example, which runs @ 12v and draws 26amps(so it is possible to run off the system PSU if you have a big enough one) keeps a 4.8ghz Ivy Bridge at 39c full load during Prime 95.

With hot chips though, using a chiller and a waterblock are more efficient then a TEC block setup...or a chiller to cool the hotside of a TEC block like I play on doing eventually.
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RAMHard DriveCoolingCooling
2X4GB Patriot Viper Extreme 1TB Velociraptor 10k RPM w/ 64MB Cache Two Arqtik TEC Chillers in Series Archimedes TEC block w/TN660 TEC 
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Two Ported/tapped MCP655 Pumps 2x Black Ice GTX 480 Gen2 Rads DD dual drive bay Res with LCD water temp monit... GPU Loop: Modded Enzotech Sapphire CPU blocks, ... 
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