Donald from PelTEC informed me that he now has a new back plate
design which fixes this little bug. When everything is assembled,
you can reinstall the CPU on your motherboard. The peltier has
a 4pin Molex connector so you can plug it right in your PSU.
On my BE6-II, the peltier and Alpha bloc 2 DIMM slots out of
3. This leaves me with only one left. It's not a problem for
me but it could be for some.
testing I used a P3 600e. With the Alpha P3125 only, still the
best HSF combo if you ask me, the chip was stable up to only
696Mhz (116FSB). Whatever I did, it would not run stable over
this. This is pretty frustrating if you consider that a lot
of 600e will do 800 and even 900Mhz. Here are the results I
got with the peltier.
Slot 1 P3 600e sl3h6
128m of generic 133Mhz RAM
Alpha P3125 2x Delta 36cfm fans (thanks to Nerdsbyte)
is very good considering the chip could barely do 700 stable
before using the peltier. I tried it at 900 just for the kick
but it would not even boot into Windows. When I ran the setup
for the first time I was a little nervous. After hearing all
those disaster stories related with peltier it's kind of normal.
So after letting it run for a few hours I took the whole thing
apart to see if any condensation had appeared. Not traces of
condensation could be found, the chip was dry as a desert.
really like this kit. As my results have shown it can really
help to obtain better performance out of your CPU. However,
I don't recommend this kit to everyone. If you are new to peltier
technology, I recommend you read as much documentation as you
can. The best security you can get is to know what you are doing.
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