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i have a watercooling kit, and i want to add a TEC to it. how much will this cost me, and what TEC will fit under the TDX? thanks.
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post #2 of 15
Any Peltier (TEC) will fit under the TDX block.

I wouldn't go below a 226watt peltier.

Make sure it's Potted (Sealed for Condensation)

You'll need to buy a Meanwell PSU for the TEC.

Any you'll need some neoprene insulation and die-electric grease to prevent condensation.

www.frozencpu.com is a good place to get the stuff from.
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i need a complete guide to TECs. if anyone has a link, please post.
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Here is a link to a Condensation prevention guide
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can i get 3.2ghz with a TEC?
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post #6 of 15
Highly unlikely for the 3.2Ghz.

To be truthful, A TDX won't handle a TEC very well, It doesn't have as much surface area to cover it as the Swiftech MCW60021, Which will cover the whole TEC maximizing the contact area.
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Good responses guys.
I just wanted to add that you'd probably be better off getting a preassembled TEC. <~~ Sidewinder is also a good place to order from, they're real fast.
    
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post #8 of 15
Since Winstch Labs went out of business, is there anyone that still sells large TEC assemblies? Like 437W and more? I heard somewhere there was a 600 watt TEC but I've never found any on the 'net...
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post #9 of 15
Yeah, The only 600Watter' I've ever heard of was being distributed by Winstch Labs.

I was wondering why I couldn't get to their site.

That really sucks that they went under though, They made some really good blocks!

Was it the Artic web not selling that put them under? Or were they just having a hard time selling all of their blocks?
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Not sure, but I'm glad I got one while I could!
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