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To pelt or not to pelt?

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f155mph

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Feb 21, 2001
Ok I been reading a lot of thread on peltiers and I been debating to see if you should add one to my system. Currently I got a P4 1.6a @2.4. The temp I am getting with my water rig is 27c idle and 30c load at 80f ambient. My current voltage is at 1.55v, I tried uping the voltage but it seem like my cpu don't like it. I tried it at 1.7v and it seem that my cpu don't want to go higher. I am wondering if get a pelt will I be able to get it up higher? What size peltier would I need? I did some calculation and it look like my cpu put out 108watt of power. Do I also have to worry about condensation? I will also use a second psu, what size will i need for that?

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Haddy

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pretty much with any tec u get ull need some condensation prevention, very simple if u take the time to do it right. well i would just go with say a 156w or 172w, all depends on ur block and ur wallet.....yes u will need a second psu, might i suggest this one.....
 
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f155mph

f155mph

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Feb 21, 2001
Holy Ship $165!!! I was just gonna use my 300watt psu that I am not using. And run a dual psu setup.