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MrKaylor

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I found a peltier for like $23 on ebay. The description is as follows:

85w high grade peltier module for general use or for use for cooling down CPUs. Please don't think that you can add a 85w peltier to 99% of the heatsinks on the market. This is the right wattage to use for water cooling or 2 fan heatsink projects etc. This unit uses about [email protected] so is good with 300w + power supplies. Brand new high quality with ARM PC connector added and FREE copper coldplate and thermal grease.

Would this be a good buy if I wasn't going with the watercooling option? Also where is a good place to buy a peltier and what are the problems (if any) with peltiers?

any advice is appreciated
thanks?
 
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MrKaylor

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Mr_Goat (Jan 16, 2001 02:42 a.m.):
What kind of chip are you looking to cool?

I have a 700e on a CUSL2-C. It currently runs at 900 @ 1.7 v with stock heatsink and fan. I can get into windows at 933 @1.8v but after 10 minutes in Quake2 it performs and illegal Operation. When quake crashes the temp is around 50° C.

I just ordered a Global Win FOP 38. And I was hoping this will do the trick, but if not then I want to try a peltier, that's why I asked the earlier question.

Hope this helps Mr_Goat
 

Mr_Goat

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Well my trusty calculator here tells me that a P3 700 @931 (133FSB) w/ a 1.8 core voltage is putting out 36.6 Watts of heat...the FOP38 can handle that no problem
 
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MrKaylor

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Thanks Mr_Goat
I'll see how well my FOP works before Jump to any extreme's then
 

Asmodeus

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the only place that people should get peltiers from is TE Dist...

www.tedist.com... i wouldn't waste my time with anything on fagbay...

MrKaylor (Jan 15, 2001 11:49 a.m.):
I found a peltier for like $23 on ebay. The description is as follows:

85w high grade peltier module for general use or for use for cooling down CPUs. Please don't think that you can add a 85w peltier to 99% of the heatsinks on the market. This is the right wattage to use for water cooling or 2 fan heatsink projects etc. This unit uses about [email protected] so is good with 300w + power supplies. Brand new high quality with ARM PC connector added and FREE copper coldplate and thermal grease.

Would this be a good buy if I wasn't going with the watercooling option? Also where is a good place to buy a peltier and what are the problems (if any) with peltiers?

any advice is appreciated
thanks?
 
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MrKaylor

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Well I got my FOP38. My PIII 700e is at 933(938 according to cpuid)@1.8v. It is so far rock solid with the temp never going over 42c. It runs idle at about 32c. What's weird though, is that no matter what I do i can't get the Machine to even post at anything higher at any voltage.
 

XYU

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my trusty calculator

how did you calculate the power (wattage)?

and what pelt can an alpha hs handle? i'm thinking about adding a pelt between the cpu and the alpha (although it is not really necessary), but i'm not sure what should i go with. the pelt i had before (pelt + really small heatsink + fan, from vantec) sucked, and i just thew it away, so i'm trying to be careful now.

thanks.