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Why you should buy an A/C

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by T4C Fantasy, May 26, 2012.

  1. T4C Fantasy

    T4C Fantasy CPU & GPU DB Maintainer

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    look at my pc specs, before i bought an A/C i could only overclock my hd7970 to 1050 and it would be 60C while folding, now i can fold at 1200MHz@54C with an A/C and it keeps my room cool and keeps the overall pc cool

    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Frigidaire-5-000-BTU-Mini-Window-Air-Conditioner-FRA052XT7/14254284

    5,000 BTU - is rated for 150 square feet rooms
    6,000 BTU - 200 square feet
    8,000 BTU - 340 square feet
    10,000 BTU - 450 square feet
    12,000 BTU - 550 square feet
    15,000 BTU - 800 square feet
    18,000 BTU - 1000 square feet
    24,000 BTU - 1400 square feet
     
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    For long term use/exposure i here A/C are general not good for human health.
     
  3. T4C Fantasy

    T4C Fantasy CPU & GPU DB Maintainer

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    hmm... my pcs without the a/c would make my room 100F even in the winter which is 38C.... so i can afford to use an A/C.. i run 2 pcs and my old monster is my heater
     
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    ... why not just mod the cooling on the cards... would be cheaper.


    perhaps a nice Tec or water cooling or phase change...
     
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    T4C Fantasy CPU & GPU DB Maintainer

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    actually no.... because the a/c was only 109$ and it covers the full pc and me and the cooling i want for teh gpu cost 139$ by itself btw i have the Frigidaire 5,000BTU A/C has 130 good reviews
     
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    Well you know tabloid news, no proof of A/C harming humans. It's just some hear say info on my end.
     
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    and it costs how much to run? for that price it must be very inefficient.


    i cant see how it would harm anyone unless you keep the temps way too cold/hot witch may make you sick...... or not cleaning the filters witch may hold a lot of bacteria...
     
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    its possible that its true, but im sure 38C averatge room temp is more harmful to humans than a constantly running A/C, even at night time my room was 32C
     
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    41$ a year

    its very efficient, times have changed
     
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    well then you got yourself a bargain, i would also like to know where you bought it from haha.


    do you have a link to the product?

    also don't double post :p mods don't like it.
     
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    i dont have an A/C and it gets 40 C easily in my room. comp running makes it 45C :cry:

    so in the summers i have to underclock and undervolt my system to keep it running, else BSOD BSOD BSOD

    ac bad for health my ass.
     
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    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Frigidaire-5-000-BTU-Mini-Window-Air-Conditioner-FRA052XT7/14254284


    yeah i got a bsod when i thought just cause ibought an a/c that my pc was capable of god like clocks... my pc froze when my hd7970 was at 1300MHz no bsod.. but instant bsod when i oced 3700k to 5.0GHz... instead ofo being worried i just laughed cause i knew that was stupid..., but my gpu bsod'ed every 4 hours at 1075MHz i found that 1050MHz was the sweet spot <-- with no A/C, now i can 24/7 stable fold at 1200MHz which is AmAzInG with a stock referance cooler
     
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    dude :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh: damn dude
     
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    buy an A/C!

    5,000BTU / is rated for 150 square feet rooms
    6,000BTU / 200 square feet
    8,000BTU / 340 square feet
    10,000BTU / 450 square feet
     
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    lol. no money. for ac. i use a wet bedsheet to cover the windows.

    ECO cooling FTW
     
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    rofl nice! but just save up 110 dollars! for a descent a/c
     
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    If you are concerned about mounting a window unit in your windows, or have crank style windows like I do, you can consider a unit like this: SOLEUS AIR KY80 8,000 Cooling Capacity (BTU) Porta... (yeah, who knew newegg sold A/C units).

    They are sealed refrigeration units, so essentially no more harmful than your refrigerator in your kitchen.
     
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    Dude are you a comedian? you mean your place gets that hot? I thought we had it bad in Kenya but it seems weather at your country is off the grid
     
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    Also, if you are really cheap:



    It costs about $15 assuming you already have the fan and really works, I used to do it in my college dorm all the time(stupid college wouldn't give us A/C but gave us an ice machine;)). It cooled the dorm room down about 10┬░F, which does make a noticeable different in PC temps.
     
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    tehy are much more expensive here in india! upto 200$ for a cheap one!\
    and im just an unemployed student :p
     
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    2 people in their mid 20s died this summer. GOvt has advised ppl not to get out of their homes during 10am till 5pm!
     
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    Damn sorry for that, it will all get better
     
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    A/C is awesome
     
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    5000 BTUs barely cools my bedrooom let alone a computer. :mad:
    I also live in a brick house (oven).
     
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    There's people that don't have AC? How can you sleep in that heat? The PC stuff is just a bonus. When the AC is on my 580 idles at 22c, air cooled though not stock.
     

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