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For the first time in a long time, I am actually appreciating/benefiting from my father's thriftiness. Since it's so damn cold in my house (65F), I'll be enjoying incredibly low temperatures while I live here over the break.

My 1055T is idling at 75F/25C right now and my GTX470 is idling at 32C

Load temps are a wonderfully chilly 36C!

God bless watercooling!
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post #2 of 33
cool, since hes saving money ask for a nice big allowance to upgrade your computer...
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Yeah that's why my card has a different profile for when I go to my dads he keeps it at 60F
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post #4 of 33
65* F is normal for inside temperatures... Are you crazy?
68* is perfect, but if you wear clothes like I do than 65-67 is great.
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post #5 of 33
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Originally Posted by Dr.X View Post
Yeah that's why my card has a different profile for when I go to my dads he keeps it at 60F
60??? ppl complain at my 66 lol
post #6 of 33
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Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post
cool, since hes saving money ask for a nice big allowance to upgrade your computer...
Lol. I believe allowance died off when I got out of elementary school.

Perhaps I'll have him reinstate it now that I'm nearing college graduation

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65* F is normal for inside temperatures... Are you crazy?
68* is perfect, but if you wear clothes like I do than 65-67 is great.
See I'm a fan of warmer inside temps. I'm partial to 72F. I like wearing shorts and t-shirts all the time, so 65 is a bit cold for me.
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post #7 of 33
haha, i got a 1055T as well and yeah stays nice and cool most times except i get an idle of 23c on air cooling only and and an 80mm cpu cooler, but when the room temp gets over about 79 things get crazy

yup my dad is cheap so thats why i have a crappy cooler=(no overclock )
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post #8 of 33
lol that nothing
my basement get as low as 38F in the winter nighs (has no heaters)
but since I put all my pc down there it been a bit warmer
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 12/22/10 at 8:02pm
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post #9 of 33
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Lol. I believe allowance died off when I got out of elementary school.

Perhaps I'll have him reinstate it now that I'm nearing college graduation
precisely. gotta siphon that cash off the parental figures while you can before it runs out!!!!
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post #10 of 33
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Yeah that's why my card has a different profile for when I go to my dads he keeps it at 60F
Damn! We have a programmable thermostat on a schedule so it goes as low as ~58 during the day when everyone is at work or school and then back up to 67.
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