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post #1 of 8
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guys,

Well today i just got a mini fridge. Its kinda old, but i think it would do wonders with cooling my CPU and V/C more.

Now what I was thinking is running 1/2 hose to the fridge, and i am thinking i will need a different pump for at least 20ft of head room. The fridge will be under my desk and the computer will be on my desk.

Now for the internal components, i thought of have copper tubing coiled thru out the inside of the fridge.

Now do i need to still have a heater core with this set up?

More question will be coming!
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post #2 of 8
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No rush guys,

I just don't want to get lost in the unanswered threads.

Any one out there with refrigerator knowledge.

Same question as above with more to follow?
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post #3 of 8
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:withstupi As the sign says, i have no knowledge on this subject


Noooo, I've been sucked into the black hole of unanswered threads.

Come on guys, anyone out there with refrigeration knowledge with computers.
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post #4 of 8
Yeah, I tried that myself, huge failure, save yourself the time.
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post #5 of 8
I have an interest in your project. I have a small mini-fridge out in the barn that my wife got for me several years ago. I never use it? I had even thought of using a small window air conditioner, but with fuel cost so high I'm thinking of cutting cost write now not increasing energy exspences. Please PM me if you want I would really like to here how this project is going? When you own a prescott and you like to overclock even 5'c can be a real asset.
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post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by Chopes
Yeah, I tried that myself, huge failure, save yourself the time.

Hey Chopes,

Can you explain your defeats about refrigeration cooling?
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post #7 of 8
As said 10000 times by alot of people - Fridges are only designed to KEEP things cold - they are NOT designed to remove large amount of heat constantly. You'll burn it out in an hour, if not less.

If your looking into getting super cool temps on a budget - I recommend Water or Peltier or if you want to splash out a little - build a slush box.
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post #8 of 8
Exactly what he said, basicly it doesnt do squat. Barely any diffrence I saw after leaving a stress on 24/7.
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