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post #1 of 5
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how do i use peltiers? do i use a heatsink aswell? whats a good and cheap peltier? and how much Voltage and AMperage does it require? is more than one Psu needed?
thanks in advanced
and i have the mge xg magnum, it owns *****es so i dont think i need 2 psu's
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post #2 of 5
You place the cold side on the CPU and the hotside on the waterblock.
No you use a waterblock because peltiers pretty much need watercooling.
I dont know.
Usually a seperate PSU is used to power the pelt.

How much amperage is on your psu?
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post #3 of 5
I wouldn't bother with peltiers. Just slap a fan on your XP-90 and you'll be good for a few increases in MHz.
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im going to be adding not only a fan but this
http://www.xoxide.com/ovcokit.html
on my
big typhoon, when i return that xp-90, or should i keep the xp-90?
and if i keep the xp-90 il put a fan on it anyways
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post #5 of 5
Pelters wont be effective with air cooling, watercooling is the only way to use them pretty much. If you use with air cooling it can hurt your temps, and or your chip.
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