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I was looking up way to cool res first thought was peltier under or on the side of the res but looking about around about it people only got 2-3C lower. I thought well I have copper pipes small copper pipes and thought maybe I can have pipes coming from inside of the fridge coming out onto the res or in it or close to it so the cool can go onto the res (so heat doesn't go on the pipes and go back into the fridge) but I was thinking maybe it won't be efficient as I thought.

EDIT: different idea reply #10
Edited by andyroo89 - 6/6/08 at 8:57pm
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Cold coming out of the fridge = heat replacing it. If your really looking into lowering the temp without much work, get an AC and just cool the whole room.

Or save some money up and get a phase change. But seeing your setup that wouldn't make much sense.
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Cold coming out of the fridge = heat replacing it. If your really looking into lowering the temp without much work, get an AC and just cool the whole room.

Or save some money up and get a phase change. But seeing your setup that wouldn't make much sense.
my room is 65 but just wanted to get cooler
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It's pointless on your setup. And if your room is 65, be thankful. My computer has to deal with ~90 temps, sometimes higher.
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well i bought a new pc so i need to upgrade my sig rig.
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Not another one of these threads.

No, you CANNOT cool your computer with a fridge. The fridge motor will burn up because its only meant to keep cold things cold. Not to continuously cool things that generate heat. We REALLY need to make a sticky on this subject guys.
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well i bought a new pc so i need to upgrade my sig rig.
so your "Not" going phase on that athalon 3500?
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so your "Not" going phase on that athalon 3500?
no I ordered a new rig

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@wildfire: you should know you suggested me a 8800GTs for my new rig

@pioneerisloud: I am aware of the fridge wont cool like I mentioned have the copper pipes close to the res so the heat from the res wont go back on the pipes
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Not another one of these threads.

No, you CANNOT cool your computer with a fridge. The fridge motor will burn up because its only meant to keep cold things cold. Not to continuously cool things that generate heat. We REALLY need to make a sticky on this subject guys.
I think anytime someone types the word fridge, they should get a pop up telling them that they're an idiot.
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new idea how about a ice pack under the res? my mom bought alot of them so I can stick them under the res then switch them out ?
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