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Yea my 5970 heats the hell out of my room. My room is already the hottest room in the house.
 
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Open a window, get a big fan, put it on low speed, and point it toward your computer. My computer is under a loft bed, so it gets to be around 90f when gaming.
    
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oh my god, this thing warms up my room by at least 10 Celsius, wasn't a issue in winter time but now it's summer and the last thing i need is another heater in my room, i try underclocking it by lowering the multiplier to x12, lowering the maximum stable voltage, but this thing is still pumping out major amount of heats. is there something i'm missing here?
Unfortunately bud, there's not much you can do. That processor puts out major heat and with your GPU putting out heat and your PSU putting out heat, your room will just get hotter and hotter. The only thing I can suggest to you is to find the coldest room of the house and move your desktop in there for the summer and back to your room during the winter or just use it sparingly. During the summer days, I have to switch to my laptop for general use as my machine turns my room into a sweat box. You can also try enabling whatever Intel's power saving feature is called so it underclocks the CPU when not in use for cooler temps.
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Unfortunately bud, there's not much you can do. That processor puts out major heat and with your GPU putting out heat and your PSU putting out heat, your room will just get hotter and hotter. The only thing I can suggest to you is to find the coldest room of the house and move your desktop in there for the summer and back to your room during the winter or just use it sparingly. During the summer days, I have to switch to my laptop for general use as my machine turns my room into a sweat box. You can also try enabling whatever Intel's power saving feature is called so it underclocks the CPU when not in use for cooler temps.
or your could always undo your OC and that power saving feature is called speed step
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but it is underclocked
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post #16 of 19
Get one of those walled air condition units; it will probably increase your electric bill ,but it should lower your temps.
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Turn off hyperthreading. I have an i7 920 at stock speed running on 1.00V with HT off and it runs pretty cool that way.
    
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Turn off hyperthreading. I have an i7 920 at stock speed running on 1.00V with HT off and it runs pretty cool that way.
i'll give that a try thanks
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post #19 of 19
I had my dad's air conditioner for 3 months when I was at his home during summer and man it was mind blowing how it cooled the temps of the living room . kept the room at around 18c when it was 35c outside. And good AC will not cost a lot on electric bill .

Yeah you have to put an AC during summer but during winter you have your PC that heat one room so it change nothing at the end of the year
    
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