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by HONkUS
Fri Jun 09, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: DFI PROBLEM SOLVED: NEW BOARD
Replies: 10
Views: 1970

Woohoo! let the games begin!
by HONkUS
Fri Jun 09, 2006 3:27 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

Ok here is what ive come up with, im getting a new water block so im going to take the stock Heatsink that came with my peltier, slap a 120mm fan on there instead of the cheapo POS 80mm then im going to attach the cold side ofthe peltier to my old water block. I figure waterblocks are designed to tr...
by HONkUS
Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:18 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

Well I went to a local Fry's Electronics (a big one too) and I bought a 12vdc refegirator for automobiles, it drew 3.3 amps @ 12v then I thought wait a minute what am I doing I bet theres a peltier plate in there im being way to complicated with this so I took the thing apart and sure enough there i...
by HONkUS
Thu Jun 08, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: OFF Topic (ie: nothing about computers)
Topic: Bush is a robot
Replies: 7
Views: 1424

well.......I didnt vote for him

lol nah just kidding yeah I see where your coming from Razorbacx its German though maybe their still bitter about that whole World War(s) thing.

And if there are any Germans on this forum then I appologize for my previous sentence. :)
by HONkUS
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: AMD Motherboard Forum
Topic: Aftermarket heatsink/fan for nForce 570.
Replies: 0
Views: 1727

Aftermarket heatsink/fan for nForce 570.

I got a MSI K9N Platinum SLI (or so they say) and the thing doesnt have a fan on the northbridge, it doesnt even have a heatpipe all it has is a little blue heatsink. Anyway I was wondering if anyone knows of a low profile heatsink/fan that would help keep it cool without obstructing my pcix slots. ...
by HONkUS
Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:51 pm
Forum: NVIDIA GeForce, Quadro and Tegra Forum
Topic: NVIDIA To Invade Proc Market?
Replies: 0
Views: 1030

NVIDIA To Invade Proc Market?

Anyone else see this? Anyone else think this guy is blowing smoke out his hole?

http://www.ngohq.com/home.php?page=Arti ... &arc_id=91
by HONkUS
Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:40 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

Nah I wanna test it outside a comp for a few hours and see how much condensation forms and get some temp readings. Part of me hopes no condensation forms but if that happens then it isnt getting cold enough lol
by HONkUS
Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:28 pm
Forum: New Members Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: My name is HONkUS and I have a problem.
Replies: 5
Views: 1797

My name is HONkUS and I have a problem.

I.......am and overclocker (it felt good to get that out) Im an AMD/NVIDIA fanboy (If AMD merges with ATI I will be lost...) Dragon Cooler reffered me here because im wierd and he said you guys could help Im a huge Hockey fan and I have a Koolance case that I painted Red and it has an originial 1968...
by HONkUS
Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:19 am
Forum: AMD Processor Forum
Topic: 65w 4000+ x2 AM2 in-stock next week!
Replies: 11
Views: 3290

65w 4000+ x2 AM2 in-stock next week!

I just got off the phone with both Zipzoomfly and Tigerdirect and both of them told me that both the 65w and 89w versions of the AM2 X2 4000+ will be instock as of Friday 6/15/2006. Im excited, the AM2 X2 4000+ has 1MBx2 L2 cache, same as the 4400+ and 4800+ and at 65w it should be quite the overclo...
by HONkUS
Thu Jun 08, 2006 9:54 am
Forum: AMD Motherboard Forum
Topic: Different AMD AM2 Retention Brackets and Issues
Replies: 7
Views: 18497

Maybe this is why Koolance STILL hasn't released and AM2 adapter! GRRRR yeah its been less then a month but im impatient lol
by HONkUS
Thu Jun 08, 2006 9:03 am
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

There will be plenty of pictures and im a stubborn SOB once I get my mind set on something. I mean people though the wright brothers were crazy too right? Still I will be more then happy if I get even a 10 degree drop in temps, and It will be unique so thats a plus for me. And the coolant I use has ...
by HONkUS
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:05 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

Well I think im gonna go with the ice cream maker unless I can find a smalled, colder appliance lol as for the problem with it cooling air rather then liquid I decided I was going to try filling the ice cream maker with either Everclear or an Everclear/water mix (to avoid a potential fire lol) and t...
by HONkUS
Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

How about this instead of the mini-fridge/ice chest?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... _Stores_IT

Its an automatic frozen yogurt maker
does anyone not think it can keep a radiator coil cold?
by HONkUS
Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

Yeah I think your right about the Resevoir --> Case Rad --> Fridge Rad --> Proc --> Resevoir Ill go that route, also I found this on google for whoever is interested: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/archive/index.php/t-3310.html And yes this will be fun....unless it leaks then not so fun. Also I...
by HONkUS
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

Well my case is a koolance so I have the radiator in it, and im going to run the coolant thru it after it hits the proc otherwise im affraid the radiator might actually bring the coolant closer to room temperature before it hits the proc So im thinkin the coolant should go: Resevoir Fridge Rad Proc ...
by HONkUS
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

Yeah ive heard the foam thing too but what kind of foam? ive also heard using silicon or latex based caulk, and theres stuff you are supposed to do to your socket to to prepare it or water tight it or something. I just want to make absolutley sure because I just got a MSI K9N SLI Platinum, 2 gigs of...
by HONkUS
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:00 pm
Forum: Cases, Power Supplies, and Cooling
Topic: Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....
Replies: 34
Views: 6332

Hi! Im new and slightly ghetto.....

First off just gotta say this forum looks great, lots of info and well laid out. Dragon Cooler reffered me here because I have alot of half baked ideas and he says you guys know your stuff when it comes to water cooling. Anyway I want the cool temperatures of TEC but I dont want to spend the cash be...