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As you can see in the 1st picture there is an 80mm intake fan below the AGP slot and above bottom pci slot(a perfect fit b.t.w.). I have attached to the intake fan a 12 inch long tube which sticks out the window up against the screen. Then you can also see the 120mm exhaust fan on the side cover, which is controlled by the silver dial on the front. I usually run it at full power.

Right now the idle temperature is CPU 37c, GPU, 27c, Outdoor temp 13c(very warm for January which is why the back side cover is off today)....when it is 0c outside and I close up the door you see on the right, the CPU idles approximately 30-32c and the GPU 12-14c. Stock fans on both.
The CPU and the GPU never break the 50c mark unless I close the window and run games for hours.

http://home.twcny.rr.com/nydriver/closeup.JPG


http://home.twcny.rr.com/nydriver/whole%20picture.JPG

The system temperature gets down to ZERO sometimes...I can't wait to get my new K8T800pro and 3700+ SanDiego) w/ACpro cooler


I played NFS 5 ok! It was a great game!
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be careful , if your system is getting temps lower than your room temp that would lead to condensation = dead rig .
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look at the pictures...you see the insulated wall there in front of of the computer. that little room in front of the window stays very very cold. trust me or I wouldn't be showing it off.
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I like it. I have a few rigs out on my porch Folding and it is often 100% Humidity even now--lots of fog.Suffered a cople of casulaties...but most of the rigs are going strong.

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So far I have seen no signs of condensation. It's not really outside...I close the window before I go to bed. Sure stays nice and cold though!
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How do you get below zero on air? If its because its below freezing outside and your keeping the windows open, then its a total waste of heat keeping your house warm.
    
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Looks like a Grow room gone bad! LOL Just kidding.........
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That is close to the way I did mine...I will get some pics of mine hopefully soon the only real difference between mine and yours is I blocked the window, and used dryer duct from the window to the side intake fan...Temps dropped a good 15-20c...My PRESCOTT was down to like 41c @ 100% load other night here in NY...
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Originally Posted by wannabe_OC View Post
That is close to the way I did mine...I will get some pics of mine hopefully soon the only real difference between mine and yours is I blocked the window, and used dryer duct from the window to the side intake fan...Temps dropped a good 15-20c...My PRESCOTT was down to like 41c @ 100% load other night here in NY...
now that could cause condensation...whats your ambient in the room?
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madman my ambient in the room sits about 66-70f...I have only had it running for a few days so granted not much has been noticed but I am keeping an eye on her...

It is snowing abit tonight so I might unplug the fan that pulls the air in direct form the outside hehe...
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