And then we’re off…

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The Asus board gets weird at very low temps, it shows -1111.5C:

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I pushed my 2.4C to 4080Mhz:

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Quite a fun experience trying to bench while chopping up and refilling dry
ice for 3 containers.

I then went onto dry ice cooling the Athlon 64:

I shifted the Northbridge container over to the Southbridge of the NForce 3
since there is no Northbridge.

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Of course, I had to make yet another acrylic plate to go over the container
for the A64 socket:

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Here, you see the rig cooled by both dry ice and chiller. Dry ice cools the
CPU and Southbridge while the Chiller cools the 172 watt peltier on the GPU.

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The temperature reported by the Chaintech board:

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It pushes the 2 Ghz chip to 2.73 Ghz.

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So that was it. Dry ice is really fun and economical, but it can also be physically
draining as one session can take you thorughout the whole night. 7 Kg usually
lasts me 19 hours of playing or so. I usually start in the morning around 10+
am and it was a straight shot all the way till 6am the next morning. At the
end of the session, I was exhausted and my eyes were so red. That’s what I would
call a rogue’s way of benching!