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cookedcomp

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got my duron 700 stable at 1600MHz!!
all components in the case. therfore no heat problems!!
fridge set for makin' ice :)
the reson why this works as good as liquid nitogen, is because all of the components attached to the cpu through circuts and are cooled because the chill of the nitro travels down the wires. useing water cooling in a bar fridge works just as well, it cools all components and keeps the cpu at sub-zero temps.
 

OpenFriday

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I was thinking about something like this is/when i get into watercooling, just my idea was just to have the container with water/water wetter in the fridge. (sorry sont know proper terms i havent looked at water cooling just yet.)

how about some pics and benches.
 

dimmreaper

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How cold is the CPU? I'm skeptical here. You just messing with us right? I don't mean to sound like a ****, but I'll believe it when I see the pics and the screen shots ;D

The guys at the appliance store told me that small fridges aren't powerful enough to handle a continues heat load. They said that the compressor will just run non-stop until it seizes up. It would be great if they were wrong.
 
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Jeff Evans (Mar 27, 2001 02:36 a.m.):
How cold is the CPU? I'm skeptical here. You just messing with us right? I don't mean to sound like a ****, but I'll believe it when I see the pics and the screen shots ;D

The guys at the appliance store told me that small fridges aren't powerful enough to handle a continues heat load. They said that the compressor will just run non-stop until it seizes up. It would be great if they were wrong.

hell no i'm not lyin'! the secret is getting the rad and the cpu closest to the ice box(took little plastic crap thing out! :) ). what also helps is i can run 2.4 completly stable because i used a Y connection to link 2 300 atx psu's(both power board 8) thats about 320 wats for the baord cause each of my psu's put out 160 watt for the +5v and 3.3v combined).i also have an old baby at 200 powering my drives. all of this is on a dedicated circuit that i just draged over from my houses breaker box. so this thing will cool to the max and still have enough power to push the cpu beyond the outer limits
 
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cookedcomp

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Jeff Evans (Mar 27, 2001 02:36 a.m.):
How cold is the CPU? I'm skeptical here. You just messing with us right? I don't mean to sound like a ****, but I'll believe it when I see the pics and the screen shots ;D

The guys at the appliance store told me that small fridges aren't powerful enough to handle a continues heat load. They said that the compressor will just run non-stop until it seizes up. It would be great if they were wrong.

this isn't you regular piece of crap bar fridge! as long as you never open the door, the metal trys in there actualy get coated in ice. this is also why where i put the comp wires in through the door insilation i also sealed it back up again with silicone :) :) :) :) 8)
 

BigAir

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Sounds like condensation would play a MAJOR role here. You say that it gets ice on the fridge bars? Thats BBAADD. I don't know, I am skeptical as well. Post some pictures for us.
 

dimmreaper

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Pleas post some pics ;D

If a small fridge seriously worked for you, I'd consider getting a 5 cubic foot mini freezer ($120) for my computer. But I'm still a little skeptical, because of what the guy at the applience store said. I'm not saying I don't believe you, I just like to be sure.
 
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Jeff Evans (Mar 29, 2001 05:45 a.m.):
Pleas post some pics ;D

If a small fridge seriously worked for you, I'd consider getting a 5 cubic foot mini freezer ($120) for my computer. But I'm still a little skeptical, because of what the guy at the applience store said. I'm not saying I don't believe you, I just like to be sure.

little problem i don't have a digital camera or a scaner :(. so it's a little imposible to get some pics at the moment
 

dimmreaper

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cookedcomp (Mar 29, 2001 02:23 p.m.):little problem i don't have a digital camera or a scaner :(. so it's a little imposible to get some pics at the moment
Have film developed on a kodak CD that comes with the JPEGs on it. It only cost $6.

Just an idea :)