Cooling a computer.

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    Cooling a computer.

    If any of you rember a few weeks back I posted a message about my computer having startup problems. From the post it seems that over heating was the problem. Today I finaly got a case fan for my computer and it did not help.

    Any other sugestions?
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    what exactly is the problem?

    starting the os?
    or just the comp?

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    Re: Cooling a computer.

    Originally posted by Sentaku senshi
    If any of you rember a few weeks back I posted a message about my computer having startup problems. From the post it seems that over heating was the problem. Today I finaly got a case fan for my computer and it did not help.

    Any other sugestions?
    You can get a new (bigger) heatsink for cpu and a bigger fan. Also, my case supports multiple fans. (I.E. - I have a fan in the front and a fan in the rear of my case to keep the air moving through. This works very nice. You may want to try and keep the case off and see if this helps anything also. Good luck to you sir.
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    Re: Re: Cooling a computer.

    Originally posted by MrWizard

    You may want to try and keep the case off and see if this helps anything also. Good luck to you sir.
    That would be a no-no if you have any cats/dogs/rabid bats (or even the standard release of bats, although alpha and pre-release versions are rumoured to be fine I wouldn't take that risk) in your house, dust can get in and cause chaos.

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    >You can get a new (bigger) heatsink for cpu and a bigger fan. Also, my case supports multiple fans. (I.E. - I have a fan in the front and a fan in the rear of my case to keep the air moving through. This works very nice. You may want to try and keep the case off and see if this helps anything also. Good luck to you sir.<

    I have a volcano fan/heatsink. I don't know, tomrow I might post a few pictures of my computer.
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    Fan from this company is great. One of it's model allows you to control the fan's rpm.

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    Ahhhhhhh, I hate my computer. I can cheak the tempure of my CPU and the system in the Bios, does any one know of a program that would allow me to access this information well in windows?
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    Originally posted by Sentaku senshi
    Ahhhhhhh, I hate my computer. I can cheak the tempure of my CPU and the system in the Bios, does any one know of a program that would allow me to access this information well in windows?
    Motherboard Monitor
    http://www.majorgeeks.com/article.php?sid=311
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    Describe the problem. Did you overclock your computer? If not then I don't think that over heating is the problem. Write me your computer configuration, ok?
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    Overheating...Put your computer beside the air conditioner like me

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    that's how ours is as well

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    you could always go with the water-cooling methods SS
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    Originally posted by ober5861
    you could always go with the water-cooling methods SS
    or try the new fancy oil-submersion cooling technique i have seen it on tech pages, but it kinda freaks me out to have live wires in a bath of oil

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    i have seen it on tech pages, but it kinda freaks me out to have live wires in a bath of oil
    umm... what do you think is in those silver cylinders outside your house that feed power to your house (aka transformers)? It's a coil of wire immersed in several gallons of oil.
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    Originally posted by ober5861
    umm... what do you think is in those silver cylinders outside your house that feed power to your house (aka transformers)? It's a coil of wire immersed in several gallons of oil.
    yes i know this but im still leary about having my cpu dipped in oil... just my foolish feelings i guess...

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