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post #10 of (permalink) Old 03-18-2019, 09:10 PM - Thread Starter
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So I took the bulb and reflector out, and it looks like I have enough space to place this sucker in there. It is rated at 205W. I should be able to fit a fan in the bottom sucking in fresh air, and hopefully most of the hot air will exit through the top vents. Between the amount


So if I push 200W to the light there would be roughly 170W of heat to dissipate. Does anyone know if TDP ratings for coolers are calculated based on the total wattage fed to the CPU? Or do they account for some of that energy being used and not transformed into heat? Because even with a 205W TDP and knowing there will be 170W of heat, that may be too close knowing that I will want to use this outside in a hot summer day... I gotta get a better estimation before I set the max output.

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