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Ahh F@H Heater is back lol

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Well it's to darn cold in my room with the CPu not doing anything cores are sitting at 28C so fired up the SMP app. When I move rooms next week and move the PC into my office I might leave it folding 24/7 again.

But sad face with the 480mm rad it doesn't pump out that much heat anymore lol. Cores barely hit 61C at max now for a few hours, and thats with the fans all at 50%.

Ahh if only I had the money for a 970 and another GTX 275.
    
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I got a small room, just running my 460 heats my room up.
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I got a small room, just running my 460 heats my room up.
Ya my 260 used to, since it wasn't watercooled but ever since i went water everything is much colder.

Wonder should I even bother to try to get my 4350's to fold? or do Ati cards still get crap (hell not even like a 4350 is fast in any idea lol)
    
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At the moment they are, they are much better at crunching than folding.
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well darn lol. to bad I don't have another 275 Id throw mine back in there with it.
    
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Its actually the same amount of heat. It just seems less because the temperature deferential between the ambient and the air coming out of your computer is less. I totally know what you mean though. My rig was off all day, came home and the temperature in my room was 18.6C! Tweaking my OC and firing up the sig rig did wonders.
    
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post #7 of 9
Ever since this GTX 460 arrived and I've been folding, my room temp has been ~3 F warmer for the same heater settings. Outside, the temperature is the same. It's awesome.
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Its actually the same amount of heat. It just seems less because the temperature deferential between the ambient and the air coming out of your computer is less. I totally know what you mean though. My rig was off all day, came home and the temperature in my room was 18.6C! Tweaking my OC and firing up the sig rig did wonders.
It might be the same amount of heat, but now my water never gets warm enough to pump heat out my radiator like it did on my 360 rad.
    
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post #9 of 9
I'm choosing Folding@Home on my computer (~500W) over a 1500W portable space heater.
Saving electricity bill ftw. Feels good man
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