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use your toilet watercloset to supply your res
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I mean a U

And forget the cost and condensation problems

A setup that runs a near constant flow of cold water through some water block, and then down the drain.

I own the house, and has access to my dads tools, he's a house renovator/re-builder
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If you're gonna make the water flow over the rad, making it function like a heat exchanger, I don't see why not; just make sure to clean the rad regularly.
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maybe you should read the books and not destroy your computer
Like I said, if I get into it, I'll do it proper, which of course means proper tests,....tests on old computers, and then when it seems solid, then you risk your a good PC
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Like I said, if I get into it, I'll do it proper, which of course means proper tests,....tests on old computers, and then when it seems solid, then you risk your a good PC
you said you aren't going to worry about condensation... that is a big enough worry to me

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post #26 of 33
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If you're gonna make the water flow over the rad, making it function like a heat exchanger, I don't see why not; just make sure to clean the rad regularly.
No I mean using the cities water tap water pressure

Choosing the pipe sizes, knowing all the pressures...

And sending the water from the houses pipes, through:

all the safety setup to ensure the thing doesn't blow apart, and a safety PC shut off with a reservoir so that if the water shuts off/below some rate, the chip doesn't fry while it cools after the PC power is cut...

Then the water goes through the waterblock(s)

and then out the drains.
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you said you aren't going to worry about condensation... that is a big enough worry to me

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It is to me too, so that would have to be dealt with...I didn't mean it that way
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post #28 of 33
I don't know about this. I'm assuming "Newfie" in your location means Newfoundland, Canada? If so temps outside should be decently cool right?

Just hang a rad outside for your loop and monitor condensation.

Regardless of how soft the lake water is I don't think it's something I would want to cycle through waterblocks and the such.
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Regardless of how soft the lake water is I don't think it's something I would want to cycle through waterblocks and the such.
Thats not the point, yes the blocks would get way dirtier, way quicker.
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post #30 of 33
Here's a quick an easy test: Check on your toilet several times a day for condensation (especially in warmer temps, like summer) If there's condensation, the same will be the same for your loop. Watercooling works without condensation, because the water will not be cooler anymore than ambient temperature. If you have condensation, you'll have to take the same precautions users of TEC block use. IE, Insulating your water lines, and around your block. It's the same reason it's never recommended to plop ice cubes or ice water in your loop.
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