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post #72 of 87
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Originally Posted by cayennemist View Post
****!
I got it!

Put a Rad before the fridge!
No, you don't got it. The water is moving too quickly for the fridge to do any good what so ever.

This entire argument is completely fail, as it will NEVER work correctly. Ever. It has been proven time, and time again. Don't believe me? Just stick around, this same thread will pop up in another couple of weeks.

A fridge CANNOT be used to cool anything that produces heat. PERIOD. Your rad produces heat (as shown in the videos above). Cooling your tubing will do absolutely nothing. If you had ENOUGH tubing, inside the fridge..then that idea MIGHT work, but then you run into the same problem you start off with. You'd be cooling a heat source, which would burn up the fridge.

No matter how you look at it, this is a VERY bad idea, and will NEVER work.
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post #73 of 87
ima stick my nose in here and say that every time i see a tread like this it makes me think of using a car's ac compressor and a electric motor to cool a pc.
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post #74 of 87
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No, you don't got it. The water is moving too quickly for the fridge to do any good what so ever.

This entire argument is completely fail, as it will NEVER work correctly. Ever. It has been proven time, and time again. Don't believe me? Just stick around, this same thread will pop up in another couple of weeks.

A fridge CANNOT be used to cool anything that produces heat. PERIOD. Your rad produces heat (as shown in the videos above). Cooling your tubing will do absolutely nothing. If you had ENOUGH tubing, inside the fridge..then that idea MIGHT work, but then you run into the same problem you start off with. You'd be cooling a heat source, which would burn up the fridge.

No matter how you look at it, this is a VERY bad idea, and will NEVER work.
I was thinking there would be a Second Rad inside the fridge....

CPULINERadiatorline in to fridge#2 radiator.

the idea is to PRE-cool the water before the fridge, then chill the water through a radiator Inside the fridge. Minimizing the heat transfer into the the fridge
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yea your system runs a little hotter but the overall temps did not jump dramatically to hurt any Fridge motor.. youtube it there are a few systems out there with a fridge cool. anyway im done with this subject its 1:30am

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ima stick my nose in here and say that every time i see a tread like this it makes me think of using a car's ac compressor and a electric motor to cool a pc.
I'm gonna stick my nose in here as well. A car's AC compressor works just like the one on your fridge. It cycles on and off. There is a clutch mechanism similar to the clutch in a manual transmission that resides inside the pulley for the AC compressor on your car. Turn on your AC and a signal is sent to the clutch in the AC compressor pulley to 'engage'. It will dis-engage when it needs to, and re-engage when it needs to. Turn your AC off in your car, and the clutch will also dis-engage.

Want proof? Take your car to a local hot rod shop with a dyno. Put your car on the dyno for a few runs. Turn the AC on and repeat the runs. You WILL see a loss of horsepower at the rear wheels. This is because the engine now has to turn the compressor in addition to its normal duties.

After saying that, I do have to say nice way to try thinking outside the box
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Holy, why are people still posting here.

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/105345...pc-cooler.html

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post #78 of 87
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Originally Posted by cayennemist View Post
I was thinking there would be a Second Rad inside the fridge....

CPULINERadiatorline in to fridge#2 radiator.

the idea is to PRE-cool the water before the fridge, then chill the water through a radiator Inside the fridge. Minimizing the heat transfer into the the fridge
I see where you're going with this, and you're still cooling a constant heat source. But if you did this, the fridge should last a little bit longer, but I doubt it'd be enough to matter.
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post #79 of 87
F*** I don't even care anymore I was down for the debate but it got to out of hand.. as for my bud with his fridge computer.. Im not even going to say anything cuz I gave him the idea to do it in the first place haha..

oh try this.. move to the south pole get a water cooling system and stick the rads outside in the snow if your water doesnt freeze then I guess you should get a good clock you can probably use anti-freeze and as long as its not -128 F then your good
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yea your system runs a little hotter but the overall temps did not jump dramatically to hurt any Fridge motor
In terms of the thermodynamics taking place in these systems, temps don't mean anything without volume air flow and other variables. You can't just ride it off saying the change in temps is too small to matter.
    
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