Measure CPU Watts with a Multimeter

inside of the test rig

I’m really into measuring things. Here is a video of me measuring power consumption of an Ivy Bridge Core-i5 and a Xeon 1245 V2 (roughly equivalent to Core-i7 3770)

One water block per mining rig?

Being the PC cooling freak that I am, I totally had to play with this. Namely – cooling a set of crypto-mining GPUs. The plan: shape a system of copper pipes into a single heat sink unit, providing 1x water input, 1x water output and multiple GPU interface surfaces.The result was the following module that can […]

How (not) to cool a video card

Note: I really don’t like pointing fingers at people about how they did something wrong. This was however too perfect a textbook case to pass by 🙂 Radeon R9 270 with a thermal pad. Priceless. So, a few days ago I got a used Radeon R9 270 from Ebay . The card was sold as […]