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Phase Change a TEC

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IGNORING cost would phase change cooling a TEC work? would you see any cooling performance gains?


I just might have the opertunity to waist a rediculusly large amount of money on my computer
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i think you would get better cooling just running the phase change on your comp (lol just get a seperate one for your cpu,gpu )
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That would a little overkill. All you really need is just a good phase unit.
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I've thought about it myself, but without any real evidence to back it up I can't say anything for sure, but it would seem to me you could achieve much higher efficeincy with the TEC if it's sub-zero cooled, maybe even getting another 20C lower...? Who knows, if you're buying the phase change anyway, get it and spend the $50 on the TEC and cold plate, not much to lose.
    
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TEC's quit working at cold temps, I think -20°C on the "hot" side. So if you've got a good phase unit that'll get cooler than that, the TEC won't help any. And if you've got a mediocre phase unit that is warmer than that, it'll probably be even warmer with the extra heat added by the peltier.
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