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Hate to sound stupid but, what are peltiers and what do they do.

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Kryogenitor

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AzzKickerG1 (Apr 10, 2001 08:56 p.m.):
Whats the purpose of these things called peltiers.

Basically, its a solid state thermal transfer unit. It uses electricity to "suck" the heat from one side and push it to the other. Its a big coo for an overclocker and it significantly reduces temps on the CPU. Of course with almost every badass method of cooling there are some downsides. Theres a down and dirty explanation, hope it helps.