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post #21 of 42
HAHAHAHAHA

I'm not laughing at you, I'm laughing at the fact that I've come to expect this question... i'll get that in a bit. This isn't a noob question, you have the ideas down right (processor needs cooling and there has to be a better way than just fans), you just don't understand the mechanics behind all the components. I'm laughing because i saw the thread title and immediately though "$100 says this is a fridge cooling experiment"

Everyone asks, or reads a fridge thread and is glad they didn't ask before reading the thread. The common response is this:

Fridge keeps cold things cold
Processor gets hot and never really "cold"
You'll overwork your fridge and not get the effect you want.

Short answer "No, this will not work"
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post #22 of 42
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Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
never!
I might have to get some cheap water cooling
since I have $70 coming my way in a couple days. I was originally gonna get me a Gemini II
Don't bother going into watercooling if you are going to be cheap. High end Air can beat cheap watercooling...
    
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post #23 of 42
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Originally Posted by ThePope View Post
Don't bother going into watercooling if you are going to be cheap. High end Air can beat cheap watercooling...
So a Gemini II is a better Idea?
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post #24 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
So a Gemini II is a better Idea?
You'd be better off with a Tuniq or the Ultra 120 or whatever the new top one is called.
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Ultra 120 Extreme... its basically 2x Ultra 120's sttached to one base
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post #26 of 42
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Ultra 120 Extreme... its basically 2x Ultra 120's sttached to one base
Yeah, that's the one I meant. It's a good cooler, much much better than the GeminII
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post #27 of 42
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my father is a truck driver, and he worked 18hour shifts and always left it on. he is usually gone for several weeks at a time
Yes, but it's not ON all the time...the compressor turns off. It'd be like leaving a fridge open 24 hours a day...cept the CPU is actively adding heat...so it'll be even worse. Basically it'll just not work. It's been asked a million times.
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post #28 of 42
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Originally Posted by d3mig0d View Post
Yeah, that's the one I meant. It's a good cooler, much much better than the GeminII
but the Gemini II is sexy!
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post #29 of 42
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Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
but the Gemini II is sexy!
It also weights more than Tuniq, and so many people used to fear the Tuniq because of it's weight (even though it isn't a problem at ALL with a Tuniq). And that's before you add 2 fans to the GeminII.

If you're going to put money on an air cooler, might as well go for the best, the Ultra 120 Extreme.
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Originally Posted by d3mig0d View Post
It also weights more than Tuniq, and so many people used to fear the Tuniq because of it's weight (even though it isn't a problem at ALL with a Tuniq). And that's before you add 2 fans to the GeminII.

If you're going to put money on an air cooler, might as well go for the best, the Ultra 120 Extreme.
linky?
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