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Icy Tower {chillculator}

makes it easier to overclock while drinking your beer
 
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Overclocking - powering up the electricety on the motherboard to force more "juice" from the CPU. the downsides are shorten CPU life span and extended heat. however, it is not the only hardware that create heat: SATA disc, powerful screen cards and high voltage motherboards do the same.

In order to prevent the heating we can find computers that has four or more fans, differnt shapes of air-conditioners, tubes running through the tower ect.

I propose this: the tower it self will be built as a refrigerator, cooling everything inside the tower and preventing the damage that might happen from liuqied cooling and lowering the noise from the fans.

u_man, Apr 20 2005

Overclocking http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overclocking
for u_man. [calum, Apr 20 2005]

Underclocking http://en.wikipedia.../wiki/Underclocking
might be eaiser [moomintroll, Apr 20 2005]

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       [IT] You mean you can't run a 3V core directly off mains, even if it is liquid He cooled?
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Apr 20 2005
  

       I now it's a bit like buying a better car rather than pimping up an existing rustpile, but I think underclocking seems like the more elegant (and possibly cheaper) alternative.
moomintroll, Apr 20 2005
  

       Some one posted this a couple of weeks ago, I couldn't find it.
zeno, Apr 20 2005
  

       a refrigerator keeps things cool, less efficiant when trying to cool things. why not have excess computer head power a stirling engine which in turn would power a fan. this would be in support to the computers main cooling system. a dozen tiny engines running off the heat of the computer.
10clock, Apr 20 2005
  

       Or just wait a year. Mr. Moore will always overtake your refrigerator before you've even finished building it.
Basepair, Apr 20 2005
  

       Do Crays use this?
DesertFox, Apr 20 2005
  
      
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