Month: January 2003

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Undervoltable Motherboards

A new page called Undervoltable Motherboards has been added to the Recommended Section. The reason is simple: this info is hard to come by, and undervolting is very useful in reducing CPU heat, which can lower cooling requirements. This means lower fan speeds — and less noise. Check your motherboard; if it is undervoltable, please

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Rubber Boxes & Carved Foam: More HDD Silencing

Two more HDD silencing techniques for DIY: LeoQ’s Rubber Box for obnoxiously noisy drives and MikeC’s Carved Foam decoupled mounting for the Barracdua and other quiet drives that still vibrate. May be worth a read even if you’re not a DIYer.

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