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post #11 of 27
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Better size now?
Yes, much better now.

Add some sort of vent blowing air out of the case from the top, otherwise you'll just get a bunch of hot air near the top of the case and just sitting there idle. You wanna keep the cold air movin in the case to get the best results and your gonna need a vent to do it.
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post #12 of 27
OMG it has an imbilicle cord!!!!!!!!!
post #13 of 27
serious:how do you plan to access your optical drives?

stupid idea: you could also put on your winter coat, by a industrial size freezer then keep your computer in there.
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post #14 of 27
he could maybe mount the optical drives outside the house

however just giving air another place to escape
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post #15 of 27
that's pretty cool there. have a extreme air conditioned room for all of ur cpus...but teh electricty bill and labor, and price is gonna get u back pretty hard!!...but if u have that kind of time and money then cool!!
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post #16 of 27
well if he already has aqn airconditioner the bills not to much
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post #17 of 27
I think I saw some kind of mod like this before. A guy built a wood case with a small ac unit in it and it created ambients at like 20c or something like that. It was real cool and the top of the case was were the removable top was made out of plexi glass.

Update:

Found the thread. The project is called Wild Woody.
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post #18 of 27
i think better temps would be attainable, it looks to me that theres gaps in the wood and he used no caulking,plus thepopes talking about two rooms with insulation inbetween the rooms, however the lowest temp attainable will still be limited to what the output of the ac unit is,

im almost tempted to do something similare, i just dont have much more room for a bigger case, i also lack an ac unit/dont oc so it would be somewhat wasted
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post #19 of 27
Just duct the A/C into the front of your case, there's no need for anything else.

Condensation won't form inside the cause because you are lowering the ambient temp of the entire case, but it might form on the outside (which you wouldn't really care about). Also the air coming from an A/C is dry.
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post #20 of 27
Although if condensation formed on unprotected wood you might get some nasty mildew or rotting.
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