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blazer-glory
06-25-2005, 10:51 AM
The hot weather we've been having here in London has prevented me from playing anything even slightly graphically intensive on my pc,even with three fans installed!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

blazer-glory
06-25-2005, 10:51 AM
The hot weather we've been having here in London has prevented me from playing anything even slightly graphically intensive on my pc,even with three fans installed!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Lord-Rapter
06-25-2005, 12:02 PM
Same here! I'v been Sweating like a Pig! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Glad i dont have a leather chair! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Secudus2004
06-25-2005, 12:13 PM
Originally posted by blazer-glory:
The hot weather we've been having here in London has prevented me from playing anything even slightly graphically intensive on my pc,even with three fans installed!!

Do what I did next time, Get youself one of those cheap 15 fans they sell at B&Q and the like, this time of year. Take the casing of your PC and stick the thing next to it, put it on full... Cooling Problems... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

x6BL_Brando
06-25-2005, 12:44 PM
Well, it was the way it ended that threw me! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
We had THE most incredible electrical storm from about 4a.m. on Friday morning, lasting round till about 8a.m. and with as much as 3 inches of rain!

Torrents of water rushed down our hill and flooded the houses below, and we were glad that our flat is in the top of the house.

Rig wise - yeah I had a bad time...but it made me stop and clean my rig. I took out the heatsink, a Thermalright SI-97, and cleaned and regreased using AS-Ceramique. Then I set the fan to draw the air through the 'wing' rather than blow downwards through.

Result was a normal 27*C for the mobo and a highish 43* for the CPU, at idle. The odd thing was the 'under load' temps. 28* mobo, 48*CPU - reaching 51* on the hottest evening. That's a better score than the conventional blow-down. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I agree it's easier when it's cooler...but let's not wish the Summer away!

<S>

B.

stathem
06-25-2005, 12:50 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by x6BL_Brando:
Well, it was the way it ended that threw me! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
We had THE most incredible electrical storm from about 4a.m. on Friday morning, lasting round till about 8a.m. and with as much as 3 inches of rain!

Torrents of water rushed down our hill and flooded the houses below, and we were glad that our flat is in the top of the house.

Rig wise - yeah I had a bad time...but it made me stop and clean my rig. I took out the heatsink, a Thermalright SI-97, and cleaned and regreased using AS-Ceramique. Then I set the fan to draw the air through the 'wing' rather than blow downwards through.

Result was a normal 27*C for the mobo and a highish 43* for the CPU, at idle. The odd thing was the 'under load' temps. 28* mobo, 48*CPU - reaching 51* on the hottest evening. That's a better score than the conventional blow-down. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I agree it's easier when it's cooler...but let's not wish the Summer away!

&lt;S&gt;

B. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Maybe you should move ooop north, been sweet up here, no rain to speak off http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif

Von_Zero
06-25-2005, 01:07 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by blazer-glory:
The hot weather we've been having here in London has prevented me from playing anything even slightly graphically intensive on my pc,even with three fans installed!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
3? i have exactly 10 fans altogheter in my pc at the moment ( i had 11 but i got one out because started to screetch). http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

danjama
06-25-2005, 02:49 PM
I was on my way home work from central london when the lightnin storm hit, i couldnt get on the train quicker, actually was brickin it lol horrible day today though, i want the heat back. Oh well always next week. That was some hot weather we were havin though eh

Platypus_1.JaVA
06-25-2005, 03:22 PM
Aww, we had that heat here in Holland too. Rather horrible indeed. The lightningstorm hit us a bit past midnight. I woke up but, I was happy with it. I opened the window and watched the pretty lightning. Finally some relieve http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

I didn't have any trouble with my PC but, we western Euro's aren't comfortable with these kind of temperatures.

ploughman
06-25-2005, 03:28 PM
Anyone see the sea that engulfed Glastonbury? The main stage got his by lightening, and worse was to come. The beer tent got nailed too!

FoolTrottel
06-25-2005, 04:49 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by blazer-glory:
The hot weather we've been having here in London has prevented me from playing anything even slightly graphically intensive on my pc,even with three fans installed!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Well, I've got four of 'm installed, including an air duct to suck in 'cold' air from the front (much like that 109K4 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif) and still... I tried it, untill it BSOD-ed, MBM5's log showed 64C for CPU, so I called it a day...

Now it's all happy and fun again!

Fehler
06-26-2005, 01:04 AM
How hot is it getting there? Here in Texas USA, we are already seeing 100 degree Farenheit days and it will hit 110 by the middle of the summer.

Hydra444
06-26-2005, 02:01 AM
In good ole South Dakota,it hasn't been nearly that hot.But the weather need to make up its mind,one day it muggy.Next,it dry and sweltering.Then it raining cats and dogs.THEN,it windier than freakin monsoon.

But they say here in South Dakota if ya don't like the weather...Wait 5 minutes http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Heliopause
06-26-2005, 02:54 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Anyone see the sea that engulfed Glastonbury? The main stage got his by lightening, and worse was to come. The beer tent got nailed too! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


We have to raise beer...heu...funds for these people!!!!

Lucius_Esox
06-26-2005, 03:36 AM
Fehler wrote

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">How hot is it getting there? Here in Texas USA, we are already seeing 100 degree Farenheit days and it will hit 110 by the middle of the summer.
</div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Lol, yeah we do complain about the weather over this side of the pond a bit I know. Trouble is we aint used to it at all. Mixed with the high humidity because it's pretty wet most of the time and it feels pretty uncomfortable.

We sorta get a bit of everything and I suppose thats one of the reasons we are so broad minded http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif

Hehe. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

blazer-glory
06-26-2005, 03:44 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Fehler:
How hot is it getting there? Here in Texas USA, we are already seeing 100 degree Farenheit days and it will hit 110 by the middle of the summer. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Does your PC run ok in that temperature?

Fehler
06-26-2005, 03:46 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Lucius_Esox:
Fehler wrote

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">How hot is it getting there? Here in Texas USA, we are already seeing 100 degree Farenheit days and it will hit 110 by the middle of the summer.
</div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Lol, yeah we do complain about the weather over this side of the pond a bit I know. Trouble is we aint used to it at all. Mixed with the high humidity because it's pretty wet most of the time and it feels pretty uncomfortable.

We sorta get a bit of everything and I suppose thats one of the reasons we are so broad minded http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif

Hehe. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Likewise, our weather is the reason so many Texans are half-baked! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

But it is always funny to watch Texans when a snowflake falls. You can bet there will be many traffic accidents, even if the roads are perfectly fine. Sheesh... LOL

SeaFireLIV
06-26-2005, 04:16 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by blazer-glory:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Fehler:
How hot is it getting there? Here in Texas USA, we are already seeing 100 degree Farenheit days and it will hit 110 by the middle of the summer. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Does your PC run ok in that temperature? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Good question. On Thursday evening it was particularly hot and muggy. I don`t like to be unappreciative of such weather in Britain, but I think it contributed to my PC Motherboard giving up the ghost.

Well, at 16:00 I tried switching on the PC - nothing. After much checking and heartache throughout the night I discovered that my PSU Q-Tec 650 watt had blown and also taken the motherboard with it.

To be honest it wasn`t the weather`s fault, I simply should NEVER have bought that Q-TEC. Q-TECs are BAD! I have a temporary 500W Leadtek, but I`m ordering an Antec 550 very soon.

Tully__
06-26-2005, 06:47 AM
If I look out the family room window I can see snow on the top of nearby hills... what hot spell? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

blazer-glory
06-26-2005, 06:55 AM
Snow? Where are you based Tully,I wanna be there!

Well,I guess the heat effect has added somewhat to the realisim of the sim. I can put it down to my engine over heating. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

Lucius_Esox
06-26-2005, 07:33 AM
Snow,,,,,,, jeez that would have been nice last week... Naked!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Tgd_Voxman
06-26-2005, 07:40 AM
Just got back from a business trip in Europe. It was quite balmy in Prague hitting 30 celcius with high humidity. The nice byproduct was all those great looking Czech girls wearing barely anything at all. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

Tully__
06-26-2005, 08:30 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by blazer-glory:
Snow? Where are you based Tully,I wanna be there! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Canberra, Australia.

blakduk
06-26-2005, 06:07 PM
Tully- I didnt realise we were so close, I assumed you were on the other side of the world.
I live in Candelo and regularly have to trip up to Queanbeyan for work (endless bl**dy meetings). Last week i had to race back down the mountain to beat the snow, dodging wallabies on the way.
As far as the 'hot spell' everyone is complaining about just do what i did- turn the heater down http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

HotelBushranger
06-27-2005, 02:12 AM
Lol hot spell in england-they don't work together in the same sentence. You have somethin like 25 degree heat waves http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif that's our winter!
Our highest in a while was 41 degrees celcius, that used to be impossible to live in, but my new house has air con http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

JG54_Arnie
06-27-2005, 03:45 AM
Hmm yes, its much better now. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Its especially the first day of such a heat that hits hard, after that you get a little bit used to it. Still not nice, but ok. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Had no problems running my PC's here. A roommate that lives in the attic doesnt dare turning on his PC with that temperature though, instant instability. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Tully__
06-27-2005, 05:09 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by blakduk:
Tully- I didnt realise we were so close... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>It's only been that close for a couple of months, I moved up from Melbourne in April.

SeaFireLIV
06-27-2005, 04:58 PM
"Glad that hot spell is over! "


But is it?

ta da daaaaaah!

FI_Willie
06-27-2005, 08:31 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">But it is always funny to watch Texans when a snowflake falls. You can bet there will be many traffic accidents, even if the roads are perfectly fine. Sheesh... LOL </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Funny, I'm from Texas. Driven over 3 million miles in drivng career. Most of it to the the NW corner through the Rockies and the rest of the hills. Never crashed. Got hit twice by "natives" of the frozen Northwest that couldn't handle their rigs. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

My "town rig" from 4 years ago http://groups.msn.com/_Secure/0PwCNAm0SwEOMVlcjwOtaXgtXL*2f2QfWj4eGfh5bp6lZsMvwM R*4LqsUyvV!GEgMSuiXrA5keSM9ePlFq2vtsJuT6b26QhCS/MyTruck.jpg

Work for the highway dept here now. Have to get out amongst 'em when the snow and ice hits here. It's funny but it isn't fun. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Want to see something REAL funny? Watcha transplanted snow bird try to drive on "black ice." BWAHAHAHAHA

My "town rig" from 4 years ago. :P
http://groups.msn.com/_Secure/0PwCNAm0SwEOMVlcjwOtaXgtXL*2f2QfWj4eGfh5bp6lZsMvwM R*4LqsUyvV!GEgMSuiXrA5keSM9ePlFq2vtsJuT6b26QhCS/MyTruck.jpg

Glad you guys cooled off. Like they said. 100'sF here and the only cool weather in sight is about the middle of October. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-mad.gif

KarayaEine
06-28-2005, 07:10 AM
Hot in England is an oxymoron. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

You should come to St Louis; 100F plus 80% humidity and that equals jungle hot http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/784.gif

Like Willie said we won't see cool until October.

Johann

Kasdeya
06-28-2005, 07:20 AM
Heh, down here in Louisiana, it has hit 100 F this past week with 70 - 95% humidity. We usually dont get any cooler stuff til november, december. Hell even the first of January isnt safe from the heat.

I live southwest of Lafayette.

But I understand that if your not used to it, it can be very bad, indeed. Glad you guys got some cool wind through there.

blazer-glory
06-28-2005, 11:02 AM
You manage to run your pc ok??

Nick_Toznost
06-28-2005, 12:11 PM
I live in Sandwich, UK. (yes that's where the sandwich gets it's name) and, so I found out today, Sandwich is meant to be the warmest bit of the mainland UK overall.
I stayed in Kentucky, USA between June & September a couple of years ago and may I say that the recent UK hot spell doesn't begin to compare with the summer climate of the central USA. I actually passed out at one point when I was there.
The problem us Brits have is that very few buildings and even fewer homes have any form of air conditioning. It's not so much that we're not used to it, more unprepared.

My PC packed up too, I now have a large fan positioned on the floor.

Looking forward to the next thunderstorm.


EDIT UPDATE
****WOW, WITHIN 10 MINUTES OF WRITING THAT LAST COMMENT, A MASSIVELY VIOLENT THUNDERSTORM HAS JUST STARTED****

SteelMag
06-28-2005, 12:15 PM
41C here with the humidity factor.......for the past 3 days.


no AC, and no fan. and this is semi-northern Ontario, near lake Simcoe.

i think 41C is like over 100F for the Americans

Tully__
06-29-2005, 12:15 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by SteelMag:
i think 41C is like over 100F for the Americans </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

41C = 105.8F