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post #11 of 23
and it will only cost $1.50 an hour to run your computer now . good job though. i've always wanted to do that for laughs.

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will this help any in the long run?
why are you asking us? you're the one with the air duct running to your computer. crank up the AC and tell us what kind of temps you get
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post #12 of 23
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and it will only cost $1.50 an hour to run your computer now . good job though. i've always wanted to do that for laughs.
Not true...Government(On Post) house 4tw...

Lemmie send a big shout out to all the tax payers out there for my AC to help cool my CPU hehe...J/K we set the house at like 68-70...
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Wish i had a vent next to my pc i might would try it we keep ours on 68-70 to i already idle at 35-40c and load 55-59c.
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post #14 of 23
i did a ghetto mod under the title.. my cold air intake .. where i took a box and basiclly made a path way from my vent wich is on the floor to the fan on the side of my case.. at that time i was water cooling and it certainly helped a ton when the air was on dropped 15c off my temps easy with it ..
    
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post #15 of 23
ok so now i am curious what the temps are now compared to what they were with out the ac cooling so come man enlighten us all!!!!
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post #16 of 23
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I would love to tell you guys if its helping at all, but I cant give you any actual temps, since I dont know how to find my temperatures, all I can say is hot air used to pour out of it, but not anymore


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Wish i had a vent next to my pc i might would try it we keep ours on 68-70 to i already idle at 35-40c and load 55-59c.
Im just lucky I live in basement, I have 4 vents in myroom but i think the two in the ceiling are to suck the hot air out, I have one behind my computer, and one above
    
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post #17 of 23
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I would love to tell you guys if its helping at all, but I cant give you any actual temps, since I dont know how to find my temperatures, all I can say is hot air used to pour out of it, but not anymore




Im just lucky I live in basement, I have 4 vents in myroom but i think the two in the ceiling are to suck the hot air out, I have one behind my computer, and one above
use a program like Motherboard Moniter 5 or everest .. to see what the temps are that your running..
    
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post #18 of 23
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Alright well I used Motherboard Monitor and I got some temps for you guys, I think there pretty accurate

about 6:05-6:20 when my AC was on I got this:
Case: 41°C
CPU: 35°C

and from about 6:20-6:30 when my A/C was off the highest it got was:
Case: 48°C
CPU: 43°C

so im not very knowledgeable in good comp temperatures, but that seems to be pretty good with just some old Dryer Hose and some Duct Tape
    
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post #19 of 23
How does your cpu have a lower temp than your case? Is that even possible? :S
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post #20 of 23
just make sure if you have central heating through those vents also you disconnect it before your feeding it hot air
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