PC Cooling - the DIY plumber's way...

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This is a project I finished three months ago and has been running very nicely since.

To put it simply, I cool two PC's using water cooling and a central heating pump and household radiator. Works great and is near-silent.

The ONLY noise is two low-spinning fans on the PSU's and the hdd's noise, which is high whine only since the vibrational noise has also been dealt with.

http://digdilem.org/cooling/

Might raise a shudder or a grin, depending on your bravery. :)
 
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You should post this up on SPCR, it's genius. If.. well, a gigantic bodge. :D

Given me ideas about recovering certain things from old installs rather than using the overpriced, noisy, inefficient crap sold for PC usage..
 
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This is pure genius!!!!

I will be going down that route eventually but it will be an off the shelf version as it will be in my living room

Nice to see stuff like this!!!
 
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Do you cool the water with a small chiller or is it just ambient cooling.

Cheers
 
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I've thought about that, but I felt the heat output would be so low that you could rely on thermosyphon (gravity circulation) and perhaps have a water tank on top of the case. If you felt like it you could add a pie warmer.
 
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