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Its winter down here in SA and I only clocked my CPU to 3ghz recently and has been stable up until I bought a heater for my room, now my pc crashes obviously due to ambience temp changes. So im guessing it will do the same in summer cuz SA gets mighty hot in summer. My question is, im considering watercooling, will a good WC system solve my problem?
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yeh it should do aslong as its a good setup.

You could try and lap your cpu and invest in a better air cooling setup though which would be much cheaper.
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well a good water cooling is only as good as the ambients as well if you want to beat the heat you'll need to add phase or a TEC...

the answer to all your problems is to use the phase you already have... AC, or possibly duct your PC's intake to cooler ambients...
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if he had AC why would he be running a heater at the same time
    
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Make sure your heater is not drawing to much load on the circuit causing a voltage drop and a reboot.....

(Try an ext cord to another floor of the house to see if it stops)

Yes I am speaking from exp.
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Make sure your heater is not drawing to much load on the circuit causing a voltage drop and a reboot.....

(Try an ext cord to another floor of the house to see if it stops)

Yes I am speaking from exp.
Very good point , thats sounds like that could be the culprit.

DeX what are the temps when your heater is on?
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Its winter down here in SA and I only clocked my CPU to 3ghz recently and has been stable up until I bought a heater for my room, now my pc crashes obviously due to ambience temp changes. So im guessing it will do the same in summer cuz SA gets mighty hot in summer. My question is, im considering watercooling, will a good WC system solve my problem?
my brisbane (on air) gets to the very low 50s (C) with my ambient temps around 71 to 73F (about 22c)
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