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I got a little bored and had been wondering for quite a while, would an old heatsink make a good coffee cooler...turns out...yes!!

Of course i didnt use actual coffee, just boiling water - it made an awsome room heater too.


Taking apart the old Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro...






The mug of boilin hot water =D






It fitted PERFECTLY into the mug, a really snug fit - its not falling over at all






A spare 80MM fan connected to the computer to blow through the HS





A little close up, the nail sat the fan snugly on the side of the cup, worked suprisingly well wedged into the fins





A view from the other side of my cooler/room heater





=D

The heat it put out was quite a lot, and cooled the cup within a matter of minutes, next time my room is cold i know what to do ^.^


The model also comes with a slightly more hands free version, so you can have the side of your case closed - this option is more discreet and better suited for office or living room use




As you can see, the later revision of this model uses the 120mm case fan to blow cool[ish] air through the heatsink, heating your room whilst cooling your coffee





Little clearance between the heatsink and the case allows maximum airflow





Just a snazzy shot





See how discreet it looks? nobody would ever know...


The later revision has a night time option, so you are less likely to knock over your cooled coffee when working in the dark




However, if you drink the coffee after having the used heatsink dipped in for around 5 minutes, your vision of the coffee is more likely to match the lines of the following picture




This AWSOME mod has been bought to you by none other than your loveable Sheepy friend...me ^.^

I has a little rap..

I am the HauntSheepa
I slay fasta than the grim reaper
The CPU Eata
Yo betta watch yo ass cos the sheeps gonna beat ya!

=D

Hope you enjoyed ^.^
    
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LOL A-MAY-ZING. +rep for a good laugh
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post #3 of 22
I should try this with mah cup noodles
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Fun E :d
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Are you kidding me?

This has got to be the dumbest thing I have ever seen, and to give rep for it is sad...

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post #6 of 22
haha ill try that with my chicken noodle soup next time.
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Ha, random boredom, gotta love it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wannabe_OC View Post
Are you kidding me?

This has got to be the dumbest thing I have ever seen, and to give rep for it is sad...

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Obviously was not meant to be intelligent by any stretch of the imagination, so you can take your retarded comments somewhere else.

Nice mod, I usually have to let my coffee sit for a few minutes before it doesn't burn me to drink it.
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post #9 of 22
Dude I have always wanted to do this with things like Mac N Cheese and CupofNoodles because they need to be so hot to cook


EPIC CONTEST WINNING IDEA!

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post #10 of 22
lol awesome mod, I may have to pull my AC7 off my motherboard and give this a go ... Just think how much you could overclock your coffee with cooling like that!!
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