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2 years ago#11
2Dhas_a_MIGRANE posted...
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http://i.imgur.com/SRjyzvS.jpg


This is my friend's solution.


Screams elegance, must be an HP


This is what i've got
http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/product.php?product_id=10025
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2 years ago#12
Last Grand MageX2 posted...
Personally, I use an evacuated, climate-controlled container. No atmosphere and sub zero temps ensure the finest gaming experience possible.


Actually this would be the last thing you would want to do. In vacuum the only mode of heat transfer is radiation, which is not very efficient. Overheating can actually be a problem in space. ;)
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2 years ago#13
Anticitizen97 posted...
Best way to cool your computer?


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2 years ago#14
SM1LER7 posted...
Last Grand MageX2 posted...
Personally, I use an evacuated, climate-controlled container. No atmosphere and sub zero temps ensure the finest gaming experience possible.


Actually this would be the last thing you would want to do. In vacuum the only mode of heat transfer is radiation, which is not very efficient. Overheating can actually be a problem in space. ;)


Radiative cooling is fine when ambient is sub-zero. Duh.
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2 years ago#15
Last Grand MageX2 posted...
SM1LER7 posted...
Last Grand MageX2 posted...
Personally, I use an evacuated, climate-controlled container. No atmosphere and sub zero temps ensure the finest gaming experience possible.
Actually this would be the last thing you would want to do. In vacuum the only mode of heat transfer is radiation, which is not very efficient. Overheating can actually be a problem in space. ;)
Radiative cooling is fine when ambient is sub-zero. Duh.

In a vacuum, there is no ambient temperature. So ambient isn't sub-zero. Hence, overheating.
2 years ago#16
Does watercooling make a noticeable difference in room temperature?
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2 years ago#17
Best way to cool your computer in the short term? Liquid nitrogen or helium. Long term? Water cooling loop with a lot of radiator real estate in a room constantly cooled to slightly above freezing temps.
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2 years ago#18
Air cooling with an efficient heatsink tends to be more cost-effective, but liquid cooling typically maintains more steady temps and is often better for overclocking.

My own preference is air tho.
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