Window Air Conditioner Overclock Computer
Let’s face it, watercooling a PC isn’t the easiest of tasks, since it requires blocks for the parts you want to a cool and a pump, reservoir, as well as enough radiator space inside the case for the components. That’s not even including assembling the hard tubing is moderately annoying to assemble, but what if you wanted an outside the box method? Using a window-mounted air conditioner is one option, although may be even more work to setup. Read more to see why.



One advantage of using typically window-mounted device is that the air is quite dry and clean. The biggest task was just creating a duct to attach to the 5,000 BTU air conditioner, which means it won’t interface with the CPU cooling block, but rather just force cool air into the case. Does it actually work well enough to cool a computer? Well, they were able to disconnect some of the stock fans since the temperatures stayed cool even when the PC was overclocked.

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R0RZ Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H (8-Core) | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU | 17.3' FHD 144Hz IPS Display | 16GB DDR4 | 1TB NVMe SSD | WiFi 6 | RGB Backlit Keyboard
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Acer Nitro 5 AN517-41-R0RZ Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H (8-Core) | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU | 17.3" FHD 144Hz IPS Display | 16GB DDR4 | 1TB NVMe SSD | WiFi 6 | RGB Backlit Keyboard
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Mobile Processor (8-core/16-thread, 20MB cache, up to 4.4 GHz max boost) | Windows 10 Home
  • 17.3" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Widescreen LED-backlit IPS Display with 144Hz Refresh Rate | 16:9 aspect ratio
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU with 6 GB of dedicated GDDR6 VRAM with NVIDIA DLSS | NVIDIA Resizable BAR | NVIDIA Dynamic Boost 2.0 | NVIDIA GPU Boost
  • 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Memory | 1TB NVMe SSD (2 x PCIe M.2 Slots - 1 Slot Open for Easy Upgrades) & 1 - Available 2.5" Hard Drive Bay
  • Wireless: Intel Wireless Wi-Fi 6 AX200 802.11ax Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO technology (Max Speed up to 2.4Gbps) | LAN: Killer Ethernet E2600 Gigabit Ethernet LAN | Bluetooth 5.1