Seen as we have had a lot of hot weather here in the UK i thought it would be advisable to write a blog post on the best ways to keep your PC cool in this hot weather. This first thing to understand is why you need to keep your computer cool in the first place.
When your computer is on it heats up and some parts such as the CPU and Graphics card can get that hot you can cook something on them. If you computer is properly configured a lot of this heat is moved out of the computer case by several fans. All of you computer components have a heat threshold which it is not recommend to go over as this could reduce the life span of the component or even kill it.
Below are various options you can use to keep your pc cool permanently or temporally just on really hot days.
I have always been fascinated with computer hardware. The feeling you get when struggling for days trying to get a better frame rate, smoother game play or better visuals is tedious but when you upgrade to a new graphics card for example and you are able to play everything in full without worrying about it; its fantastic. Some people are not so willing to upgrade, this may be due to their fanatical situation or that they are not bothered about playing the game to its full potential. New technology can do a lot for our systems whether it be betting better visual graphics, being able to run more programs at the same time to increase efficiency or to even save us money by using a more efficient power supply unit. There has been a lot of good hardware released over the past decade. The one i remember the most is defiantly the 8800 GT. I remember purchasing this card and I was able to play every game i wanted with stupidly high frames per second.
As steam hosts a wide variety of games and