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Monson74
08-03-2004, 03:38 AM
Gez - it's soooo damn hot these days here where I live. It's simply not possible for my machine to run FB or anything demanding - it will just overheat & crash after 10 min of flying http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif I even tried running Max Payne Kungfu Edition but this crashed too...
Any suggestions on what I could do? Should I take up skinning, make a mission or do some reading? I'm bored!

S!

Monson


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Monson74
08-03-2004, 03:38 AM
Gez - it's soooo damn hot these days here where I live. It's simply not possible for my machine to run FB or anything demanding - it will just overheat & crash after 10 min of flying http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif I even tried running Max Payne Kungfu Edition but this crashed too...
Any suggestions on what I could do? Should I take up skinning, make a mission or do some reading? I'm bored!

S!

Monson


"The Zerst√¬∂rers will form an offensive circle." - G√¬∂ring

Yellonet
08-03-2004, 03:47 AM
Install watercooling.


- Yellonet

Rab03
08-03-2004, 03:48 AM
Buy air condtioner http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif.

Seriously, you could opt too search for aftermarket computer accessories-like coolers and fans for video card, CPU, etc. These accessories aren't so cheap, but could be worth the money.

As for skinning, Photoshop can be also very demanding on the system. Because of crashing problem-save frequently.

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foxhound31
08-03-2004, 04:04 AM
Hi

Things you can try are:

1) clean out the fans, I used the vacum cleaner - gently - to extract all the dust and hair in them.

2) If your case has a front fan (it really ought too), clean the grills / filter.

3) Fit a PCI slot fan next to the graphics card so that hot air removed from the card is then sucked out of the case.

4) Tie back all the cables to help air flow through the case. Also check that the fan exit and entry points around the case are clear

It might be worth buying a fan size adapter and getting a larger fna the the standard 80mm on the rear. Panaflo are good and can be bought on ebay, overclockers.co.uk also do some good, quiet fans.

I have 1 fan front, 1 rear, 1 in a PCI slot, 2 in the PSU and a 80mm fan over the CPU. after 30 minutes in FB, the CPU temp is around 54c and steady.

Hope this helps

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Skarphol
08-03-2004, 04:13 AM
I think you should go to the nearest beach, read something interresting, meet some offline friends, enjoy the sight of some non-virtual girls and then play FB when the evening comes and the air is a little cooler!

Skarphol

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SUPERAEREO
08-03-2004, 04:22 AM
Remove side panel, keep the opening facing AWAY from you and place a 10 inch fan set on Max in front of it.

But I'd rather go to the beach, to be honest... http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_confused.gif

S!



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bazzaah2
08-03-2004, 04:24 AM
take a dip at yer local beach/pool and then get some friends together and drink large quantities of majitos (or cocktail of choice).

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hughlb2
08-03-2004, 04:28 AM
Move to Antarcticahttp://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

LEXX_Luthor
08-03-2004, 04:40 AM
You need to post a description or pic of your case. Your case and fan setup may need some help.

You can get high blast fans for 15$ that keep your system about 10F cooler, but you won't hear anything they are loud but if you wear phones for FB sound that could work. Also you can open your case and put a big normal fan near it blowing on the insides, if your current case/fans are not providing needed cooling this can help.

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Nug01
08-03-2004, 04:44 AM
Get it fixed! I've been lookin for you to fly your wing again.

Monson74
08-03-2004, 04:49 AM
Hmmm - thx. A PCI slot fan sounds interesting. I think I'll go to the beach & maybe read something while I think about it. I have actually thought about dumping the whole thing into a big freezer & drill holes for the cables lol.

S!

Monson


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ElektroFredrik
08-03-2004, 05:14 AM
Place your computer inside a freezer or
refrigerator, connect power, keyboard, mouse,
stick and whatever else you want and start playing!
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oFZo
08-03-2004, 05:17 AM
Go cruising in a convertible, meet some new people and party. I can recommend it http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

-oFZo

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