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Everyone get your windows open lol!!!!!

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by StevenG, 22 May 2006.

  1. StevenG


    Joined: 25 Jan 2006

    Posts: 3,119

    Location: Gateshead, Newcastle

    who needs "expensive" cooling when my Opty 146 @ 2.8 is sitting at 25-28'C on a STOCK cooler. with my windows open and my room being 20'C :D love the cold weather lol
  2. trojan698


    Joined: 21 Oct 2005

    Posts: 5,484

    Location: Edinburgh

    A very practical suggestion! The seagulls are pecking my cd collection though!
  3. Zefan


    Joined: 15 Jan 2006

    Posts: 30,256

    Location: Tosche Station

    I got my cpu to 17 degrees :D

    Full ski gear WAS needed for this stunt however.
  4. james.miller


    Joined: 17 Aug 2003

    Posts: 18,993

    Location: Woburn Sand Dunes

    meh mines sitting at 30c 3ghz with a scythe with the window closed. what you gonna do

    //shrugs shoulders. feels warm and cosey
  5. Brizzles


    Joined: 16 Mar 2005

    Posts: 7,351

    Location: Clevedon , Bristol

    Its always colder " up North " ( Newcastle )

    Try living in the tropical climate of Bristol !!

    I put "Ambre Solaire" on my CPU ;)


    Last edited: 22 May 2006
  6. PiKe


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 24,823

    Location: Lake District

    It's gone back to winter outside, it was only 5c on my way home from work, silly weather.
  7. turbotoaster

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 29 Dec 2005

    Posts: 1,194

    doing the same thing at the moment, 35c 100% rosetta load window open, cold but had 9 pints so dont really notice it
  8. oceaness

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 7 Dec 2005

    Posts: 1,667

    Location: Hartley

    Ambient Temp: 23°C
    CPU Temp: 23°C

  9. Gashman


    Joined: 28 Mar 2006

    Posts: 4,379

    Location: Jarrow, Tyne And Wear

    yeah lol, great advice for me as im getting 4*C outside which is utterly ludacris for end part of may :eek:
  10. daz


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 23,969

    Location: Bucks

    Some people either live in very cold houses... or some motherboard temperature diodes are not very accurate. :)
  11. Rob43


    Joined: 17 Jun 2003

    Posts: 3,074

    Location: Scotland

    Was just thinking that myself

  12. StevenG


    Joined: 25 Jan 2006

    Posts: 3,119

    Location: Gateshead, Newcastle

    well you see when i have my windows open i have my curtains closed so all the cold air goes to the floor just below my curtains which is where my pc sits so it sucks in all the cold air :) well we will see what happens when i get my 3800 oc'd to 2.6 and some sort of cooling. cant afford the scythe ninja atm.
  13. ihatelag

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    Joined: 13 Apr 2006

    Posts: 1,139

    Well that can cool the computer, it just means you get even colder feet!
  14. pastymuncher

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 12 Jul 2005

    Posts: 18,707

    Location: Aberlour, NE Scotland

    Bloody freezing up here. 9 degrees C outside. Got my windows open upstairs and sytem temp is 19, cpu sitting at 24, GPU 1 at 35, GPU 2 is at 33 degrees. This is why when i finally get it all fitted i shall be mounting my watercooling radiator on the window sill. Should be awesome in the winter. :D
  15. barney


    Joined: 22 Mar 2006

    Posts: 260

    Location: Kent

    LMAO im so glad to see im not the only one who freezes their arse off for the sake of computer cooling :) I have the raditor turned off in my PC room and the windows are almost always open no matter what the weather is like. I sometimes have to wear 5 layers of clothing in the winter but i get nice cool CPU and system temps.
  16. M!!cook


    Joined: 2 Nov 2005

    Posts: 229

    Location: stockport, cheshire

    i agree! i had mine down to 11C! on stock! was having new windows fitted! no windows in house! was not nice on me, BURHGGGGGHHHHHH! cold
  17. Rain Man


    Joined: 8 Jan 2005

    Posts: 976

    Location: Macclesfield

    lol an fx57 at 11c crazy. should of seen what you could get out of it until they fitted your window

    new cooling solution! tie you computer to a piece of rope and hang it out your window. prey it doesnt rain or no goons nick it and you'll be fine!
  18. ihatelag

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    Joined: 13 Apr 2006

    Posts: 1,139

    For May the weather is pretty cold...last year it was 24/25 degrees celcius.

    I think it's time to prep my computer for water cooling, with the impending so called "hottest summer ever" which is supposed to come...but looking at the current weather it seems to be all lies!
    Last edited: 23 May 2006
  19. BubbySoup


    Joined: 22 Nov 2003

    Posts: 2,820

    Location: Cardiff

    This thread has inspired me - I have come up with an awesome idea for cooling my PC.

    Right, i'm going to need a mini fridge to start

  20. sablabra

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    Joined: 17 Dec 2005

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    Sounds like a bad idea...