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JML

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What size Peltier do you plan on using? An 80w pelt is as high as you can go with a basic hsf. Beyond 80w you'll want to use a watercooler.
 
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RJ

RJ

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Thanks for the reply,I don,t really know what watt peltier I want,I was just wondering if that was an option I can use without going to water.
 

ken257

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RJ (May 13, 2001 08:15 p.m.):
Can I use a peltier with a Swiftech MC462a? If so what would you recommend?

No HSF not even the Swiftech is going to be able to deal with a high wattage pelt that is needed to cool AMD's latest. 172w and water I think is at the begining of where you start to see good results.

What cpu are you going to be cooling?
 

mrpcman

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yeah, with todays high end tbirds, they put out enough heat to need a high powered peltier and therefor need somthing better than a HSF.
 

Door Knob

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mrpcman (May 13, 2001 11:17 p.m.):
yeah, with todays high end tbirds, they put out enough heat to need a high powered peltier and therefor need somthing better than a HSF.

However, if he does have a celeron than a pelt and a real good cooling hsf and case will give him better temps at a much more affordable price than water cooling.
 
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RJ

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I have a 1.2 [email protected] I'm just looking at my options on keeping this thing cool. There not bad temps I'm just experimenting. My temps are 38*c idle 42*c load with the FOP38 the Swiftech MC462 will be in today I want to see if I will be able to get the MHZ up a little higher with it.If not I'm in the process of gathering up the components to switch to a home made water cooling outfit A7V133 1.2T [email protected] vcore 1.79 256mb 80g hdd enlight case mid tower 3 80mm input fans 2 80mm outputs+ slot card cooler