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Old 19th April 2007, 02:38 PM   #1
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One off my friends got a putter from his company where the CPU (and more) was dead (ligthing).

Inside he got a watercolings system from Asetek. Now I bought the system cheap.

The system are running well. No noise from pump and fan. Asetek told me the system will be able to remove 500 - 600 watt of heat.

Is 600 watt to small to a 2 x 100 watt Pass-labs amplifier?

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Old 19th April 2007, 03:50 PM   #2
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Depending which Pass amp you're considering, 500W is fine. Pretty much any of the Zen projects (counting out SOZ) will work well with 500W of heatsinking.

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Old 19th April 2007, 07:26 PM   #3
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You'll need to bend a thought towards how you'll mount 24 output devices on the thing. Have you got any specifications for it?

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Old 19th April 2007, 07:27 PM   #4
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You'll need to bend a thought towards how you'll mount 24 output devices on the thing. Have you got any specifications for it?

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A chunk of copper with 24 M3 threads??


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Old 19th April 2007, 08:05 PM   #5
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Is 600 watt to small to a 2 x 100 watt Pass-labs amplifier?
Yep, its just in the "cant quite make it" department. My A-X's dissipates 325 watts per channel and they are rated at (conservatively) 90 watts!! I have big fat heatsinks, (Like any man around here ) and they do get very warm!!! Any chassis under 35 kg's will be too small for a NP 100 watt monoblock. Just my experience!!

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Old 19th April 2007, 09:12 PM   #6
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Well, I was thinking a Zen amp, sorry, my mistake.

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Old 19th April 2007, 10:05 PM   #7
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I think I can make a PassLabs amplifier without a heatsink at all.
I take the air from the backside of the chassis and blow the hot air down at a hole in the botton of the chassis.

I think I buy a radiator more from Asetek so I can lower the temp. With 2 radiators I can cool down 1 kW.

The wather pump use 12VCD max 1 amp.

The fan is 120x120 mm and marked 12VDC 0.25A. If i got 2 radiators I only put 6 VDC at each fan.

The systen is close to this:
http://www2.asetek.com/default.asp? ...ntentSection=2


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Old 19th April 2007, 10:32 PM   #8
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Could it be this? Only product (discontinued?) they make that has a an icecube's chance in Styx of dumping 600 watts.
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I have my doubts about that system being able to cool away 500w of heat. I wouldn't bet my money on it atleast.
3-400 perhaps but it will be warm then.
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Anyway, plain oldfasioned heatsinks don't quit on you...fans does...it's just a matter of when, and then things turns interesting

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