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Old 11-02-2011, 11:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just looking around and got a crazy idea. Has anyone thought about getting a mini AC unit and modifiying a computer case to stick the AC unit into?

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What if a hole in the computer case was cut out just large enough for the end of this to stick into to blow cold air into the case? Think it would work?
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Old 11-03-2011, 05:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's a waste of money.
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Now here's a serious question, Slay. The winter is coming up, and I know how PC's like to be somewhat chilly. What's the lowest ambient temperature a computer can be running with? Say I set up my computer outside on my front porch and it's 50 degrees outside, would this be harmful to the computer?
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A few years ago, at a different forum, I had a friend in Alaska who had his PC sealed into a window opening. He used it everyday as far as I know.

I've got a phase-change that will lower the cpu temp to -30F to -40F. Some cpu's have a cold bug that will make them hard to start but as far as I know you can't get to cold.
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