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Old 07-21-2004, 09:16 PM   #21 (permalink)
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how bout a waters cooling system? im thinking of fabing up a nitrous system that automatically shoot the inside of the case at a certian temp. i dono if it could take the temp shock.

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Old 07-22-2004, 05:00 AM   #22 (permalink)
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just put it inside the freezer for 15 mins, problem solved.
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Old 07-22-2004, 01:23 PM   #23 (permalink)
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do what i did.. rip out the floppy and jam one of those mini $5 battary operated handheld fans in there.
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Old 07-22-2004, 10:46 PM   #24 (permalink)
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i replaced the stock heatsink with an all-copper one, it still idles at about 46-50c but it's much better when under load, it maxes out at 63c when i run prime95 for half an hour. running with the stock heatsink brought it to 70c in under 2 minutes, with no signs of stopping. of course i cancel the test by then and watch it drop back down to 55c in about 10 seconds.

im wondering if this is a problem, eg, will it shorten the lifespan of the cpu by running it this hot, or should i leave it as it is?
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Old 07-23-2004, 07:19 AM   #25 (permalink)
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