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post #11 of 26
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Originally Posted by DaClownie View Post
Based on your sig rig, with an AC running it shouldn't be 20 degrees hotter in your room. I'd suggest getting a better air conditioner, or, insulating your walls.
Exactly. I think its my dad being cheap with the AC though. Its been running a long time yet my room is still warmer. The rest of the house is very comfortable in the 60s. I dont know if my walls are insulated, Im willing to be they arent since this portion of the house was built a long time ago.
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post #12 of 26
You could also connect the exhaust fans to a dryer hose that leads through your exterior window. You might need some fans with pretty good static pressure, but at least some of the heat will bypass your room!
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post #13 of 26
lulz. im having the exact same issue. we have the air on and my room never cools down. you can feel the heat pouring out of the case. it really does heat my room up 20C warmer than the rest of the house. I dropped my overclock down to 4GHz, but that doesnt seem to help. i may have to put it back to stock for the summer. BTW... my 480 runs cool despite the reviews.
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post #14 of 26
Do you have central air? Or a window AC? Central only takes into account where the temperature control is, so even if your room is 200 degrees, and the room the controller is in is 60, then the AC will shut off.
post #15 of 26
@ above, yes!
Open doors and get air moving!
Are you sure about ambient temperatures in your room?
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post #16 of 26
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Originally Posted by Killhouse View Post
Improving the heat dissipation from your computer isnt going to help your room temperature. Although the computer may be cooler, it's just because it's moving that heat into your room.

The only way to reduce the temperature in your room through your computer would be to undervolt the CPU so that it's not producing as much heat.

If you've got money to spend you could look at an Air Conditioning unit, otherwise I just recommend sitting in your boxers with a massive desk fan pointed at you
+1 to this idea! I do it every day, minus the boxers. Work wonders.
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post #17 of 26
my case fans move so much air, it's actually colder at my desk where my computer is compared to the rest of my room.
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post #18 of 26
You guys exaggerate too much with the temps. How can you have a regular room 20 degrees hotter than the surroundings. Only possible if there are zero windows, the only door is kept closed most of the time and its a small small room with no air con.

Now to your problem, I suggest you arrange your table next to a window, open the window and put the portable fan right infront of the window almost touching it. That will make the fan suck cold air from the outside and bring it to you. That makes you happy.
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post #19 of 26
My room is definitely warmer than the rest of the house when the sig rig is on, the LCD TV and my monitor but that is with the windows closed and the door shut. Ceiling fan is on it's highest setting.

There is a warm breeze circulating through my room, when the door to the hallway is open my room drops in temperature..

Do you keep your door shut all the time? Open it?
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post #20 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Killhouse View Post

If you've got money to spend you could look at an Air Conditioning unit, otherwise I just recommend sitting in your boxers with a massive desk fan pointed at you
1) Put a basin half-full of water in the freezer with a couple of spikes sticking out of it.
2) Wait for it to freeze.
3) Take it out and suspend it over the bowl, in front of a big-ass desk fan.
4) Turn fan on.
5)Chill out.
6)When it has melted, put it back in the freezer and repeat!

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