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I was just playing around with some idea's and came up with this. Being that it is about 40F or lower outside right now.

The ducting goes out a window to the outside.
The numbers on each fans is the fans CFM.
I figured the fan on the top would suck the cold air in from out side and then the 2 fans would push the cold air down through the rad and the bottom 2 would suck it out.



I need to get more duct tape. I ran out. Thats always a sad time.
Oh well. Just another reason to goto the hardware store.
I have like 20' x 3' of aluminum sheeting left to play around with. So if you guys have any ideas or suggestions definetly let me know. Im always up for a challenge.
    
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bah, just stick with your water. No reason to waste your time and the few bucks for a month or two of cooler temps.
    
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Well I have everything I need to make it, and I have some time to kill. So I figured why not.
On another note maybe you would know why but my temps are high for water cooling. I am getting about 43-46C load and my idle temps are about 30-36C. My ambient room temps are about 19C. These are like the same temps I was getting with my big typhoon. Maybe my temps are just off? But even when I go in the BIOS the temps are still reading 36C idle. What gives?
    
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Originally Posted by atomicfission92
Well I have everything I need to make it, and I have some time to kill. So I figured why not.
On another note maybe you would know why but my temps are high for water cooling. I am getting about 43-46C load and my idle temps are about 30-36C. My ambient room temps are about 19C. These are like the same temps I was getting with my big typhoon. Maybe my temps are just off? But even when I go in the BIOS the temps are still reading 36C idle. What gives?
Reset your CPU block. How much AS5 did you use? You are just supposed to use a bb (like for a bb gun) size amount. Make sure you tightened it evenly.
    
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I put a very little bit on it, then spread it out evenly with a credit card. ( I know the instructions say differently) And I had a very thin layer. Right now my gpu temps arent registering. For some reason they can't go below 31C. I know that the water temp is pretty cold. When I touch the tubing its really cold.

I think I am going to try the 'Liquid metal' stuff I got from germany, and see what I get with that.

Also how tight are you supposed to tighten down the apogee? It doesn't exactly say in the instructions.
    
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Originally Posted by atomicfission92
I put a very little bit on it, then spread it out evenly with a credit card. ( I know the instructions say differently) And I had a very thin layer. Right now my gpu temps arent registering. For some reason they can't go below 31C. I know that the water temp is pretty cold. When I touch the tubing its really cold.

I think I am going to try the 'Liquid metal' stuff I got from germany, and see what I get with that.

Also how tight are you supposed to tighten down the apogee? It doesn't exactly say in the instructions.
I tighten mine all the way then I unscrew it a full turn. A lot of people say not to tighten it too much, but I personally have had no problems with it. The real key to it is to make sure it is even

Give me a link to this liquid metal stuff. I haven't been using AS5. I've been using Shin-EtsuMictosi. It is supposedly just as good as AS5, but it doesn’t have to cure. I got it from someone on the anandtech forums who gets it directly from the manufacture, because they don't sell it themselves...they only sell it to manufactures.
    
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I tighten mine all the way then I unscrew it a full turn. A lot of people say not to tighten it too much, but I personally have had no problems with it. The real key to it is to make sure it is even

Give me a link to this liquid metal stuff. I haven't been using AS5. I've been using Shin-EtsuMictosi. It is supposedly just as good as AS5, but it doesn’t have to cure. I got it from someone on the anandtech forums who gets it directly from the manufacture, because they don't sell it themselves...they only sell it to manufactures.
Here is the stuff I am talking about. You can order it right from their website. Just click the link on the right that says "Order not only 7.9 euro"
It took about a week or less to get here. I am not really sure. They post marked it on the 30th and I got it on the 4th so what ever that figures out to. You are supposed to like paint it on. So you need a very thin coat of it.

Only thing is you CAN NOT I repeat CAN NOT for anyone interested in buying it. USE THE "LIQUID METAL" WITH ALUMINUM!!!!!! IT will literally dissolve it away before your very eyes.
It is safe with copper and anything else, Except for aluminum.
The product is not mercury. It is a Alloy from gallium and Indium.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by atomicfission92
Here is the stuff I am talking about. You can order it right from their website. Just click the link on the right that says "Order not only 7.9 euro"
It took about a week or less to get here. I am not really sure. They post marked it on the 30th and I got it on the 4th so what ever that figures out to. You are supposed to like paint it on. So you need a very thin coat of it.

Only thing is you CAN NOT I repeat CAN NOT for anyone interested in buying it. USE THE "LIQUID METAL" WITH ALUMINUM!!!!!! IT will literally dissolve it away before your very eyes.
It is safe with copper and anything else, Except for aluminum.
The product is not mercury. It is a Alloy from gallium and Indium.
Yea, I saw on another forum what it did to a dudes heatsink
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Yea, I saw that too. Now if he would of read the intructions.....
    
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You should send me some liquid metal and I'll send you some Shin-Etsu Mictosi.
    
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