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Home Cooling Technique Advice

My89SHO

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:cool:I am a tinkerer. like to make things work with what you :cool: and find better ways of doing things, right though. anyways anyone have any home cooling techniques other than just fans?
 

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#2
you know those reflective things you get for cars, to sit on your dash to prevent everything getting hot as hell? ziptie em to the outside of your windows.

What, we had a 45C week here, worked well :D

P.S - fans dont 'cool' anything. they just circulate air, which when it hits an object warmer than the air (such as a person) results in some heat transfer (cooling you) - which technically is not the same as a fan cooling the air, or the room its in.
 
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more fans
 

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hmm, he said home cooling btw. i assume he means for cooling his house. correct me if wrong.

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i was thinking he meant homebrew cooling in a computer kind of thing, yeah any kind of cooling device should be fine, or maybe something like a little fridge turned into a case
 

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i was thinking he meant homebrew cooling in a computer kind of thing, yeah any kind of cooling device should be fine, or maybe something like a little fridge turned into a case
LOL, that would be totally awesome!!:D
 

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thanks for some advice. i have a lot of fans already. mainly want to cool my cpu better. i have a zalman cooler. but my clock is 3.2 from 2.6 running 56- 60 deg cel. i don't want to buy anymore stuff for my comp. i spent propabally over $1000 building it recently. but want to clock higher and raise the voltage more
 

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#9
right, so you're asking for cheap solutions to improve cooling for your PC.


What thermal paste did you use?