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So what do you guys do to keep your room cool during gaming? I myself find it hard to keep the room cool even with my ceiling fan at High, even with a second fan blowing air out of my room. It makes me feel like I am in a server room.. I do know the quite obvious ones like turning on your AC or opening a window, but keeping the AC on is quite expensive, and opening the window when its 90F degrees outside doesn't work that great. My GPU/CPU temps are not crazy high, CPU gets to 55C max and GPU gets to 65C max while gaming.
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If you don't want air con then it's time to man up with the fans. Unless you move your PC into a larger room.
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I game in 45'c heat in the summer, man up tongue.gif
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my thoughts exactly :d
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post #6 of 48
Find a way to vent to outside your room and problem solved.

For instance, I was in a raised house and routed my radiator to under the house (where it was reasonably cool) so it dumped a lot of my heat outside and also the cool air under the house helped keep my temps down.

Go to home depot and buy some ducting and hook it up to your exhaust and then run it to a window to exhaust outside, that will help keep the heat down in your room a lot.
 
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post #8 of 48
I'm in a pretty big room so air circulates pretty well. I can't really open any windows though because we have a pretty bad bee problem in our house and even with the windows closed wasps are still managing to get into our house, so we try and keep everything closed.
Just drink a lot of water, that should do the trick.
    
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post #9 of 48
You mentioned you got a second fan blowing air out of your room.
Well, I found out that blowing air into my room (from the outside) solves the problem.. Maybe you should try it

The ceiling fan won't really reduce temps, but will make you feel cooler...
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