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Old March 23, 2010, 01:20 PM
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Why in gods name would you move a desktop anywhere in the first place? That's why they developed laptop computers! My PC gets moved every six months to get blown out.

I dunno....LAN Parties perhaps? Conventions?

Laptops are NEVER as powerful as a full fledged PC.
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Old March 23, 2010, 07:55 PM
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a fridge is design to cold thing that don't procuduce heat, if you put a rad in a fridge you are gone burn your cpu and everything plug on it , the rad will heat the interior of the fridge until it reach very high temp and burn the cpu, and yes even if the fridge is working


This I doubt very much. You'd have to have some Insane heat going into the fridge to counteract its cooling ability. Considering Compressors 1/4 the size work for Phase Change....
Espically considering the average fridge can 'Move' about 1600W worth of heat at any given time.

Give or take.



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This I doubt very much. You'd have to have some Insane heat going into the fridge to counteract its cooling ability. Considering Compressors 1/4 the size work for Phase Change....
Espically considering the average fridge can 'Move' about 1600W worth of heat at any given time.

Give or take.

I want proof, or I call BS on this.

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I agree. Running a full high end gaming PC inside a fridge is a perfectly plausible scenario which I think would work perfectly if you could ensure condensation never ever forms.
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This I doubt very much. You'd have to have some Insane heat going into the fridge to counteract its cooling ability. Considering Compressors 1/4 the size work for Phase Change....
Espically considering the average fridge can 'Move' about 1600W worth of heat at any given time.

Give or take.



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Correct me if I'm wrong, I thought it wasn't that a fridge couldn't handle the heat, it's that it couldn't handle the constant load. I thought that was the case anyways, that'd you'd kill it pretty quick.
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Old March 25, 2010, 12:14 AM
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This I doubt very much. You'd have to have some Insane heat going into the fridge to counteract its cooling ability. Considering Compressors 1/4 the size work for Phase Change....
Espically considering the average fridge can 'Move' about 1600W worth of heat at any given time.

Give or take.



I want proof, or I call BS on this.

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you also have to consider that a phase cooler is only cooling the CPU; not the CPU, the HDDs, the video card/s the PSU and the components on the motherboard.
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Yes I do take that into consideration. But even when cooling the entire Computer I highly doubt there is 1600W (Average too, there are better fridges outt here) of heat generated.

Condesation would be an issue but a fridge has more than enough capability.

Anywho, total off topic with the thread, my mistake there.


Enjoy the 5970's mate, your HX should do fine.

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This fridge cooling was tested, and found to be inadequate. Example:

Info: Fridge as PC Cooler - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
putting the "fridge as a cooling system" to rest - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
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I personnaly prefer the toaster mod. One can use the heat generated to grill your morning toast to perfection. Cant find the link right now......
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You guys need to remember that a phase change cooler is also not going to air its harnessing the compressors power and transferring it DIRECTLY to the CPU. A fridge has a temp sensor and its compressor would run at 100% 24/7 until it eventually failed and your computer heated the insulated case until it blew up. We should get Mythbusters to something on this .

lol This thread has gone way off track.
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