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by jamiedeas
Mon Jun 06, 2005 5:06 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Any advantages in cooler running ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2055

Here is my understanding of the power consumption vs temperature thing in case anyone is interested: Digital semiconductors do draw more current as the temperature goes up, but it is not exponential. Modern digital chips (like a graphics processor) are made using cmos technology, which means it only...
by jamiedeas
Thu Jun 02, 2005 12:10 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: VRD voltage setting from software?
Replies: 0
Views: 1545

VRD voltage setting from software?

Hi I am thinking about building an HTPC using the EQS M45P8-MLF. I downloaded the manual for it mentions the following feature: VRM 10.0 (Voltage Regulator Modules) on Board: • Flexible motherboard design with on board VRD 10.0, easy to upgrade with future Intel® Celeron, Northwood and Prescott...
by jamiedeas
Thu May 12, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: How to quiet a noisy NEC 3520 Optical Drive?
Replies: 6
Views: 2368

hi, thanks for the follow up. I've been suffering from an HTPC that spins the DVD so loudly that I get very worked up and can't watch the film. I downloaded CD-DVD drivespeed from the website you mentioned, but I couldn't get it to control the drive speed. Admittedly I only played with it for about ...
by jamiedeas
Thu May 12, 2005 7:40 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: LC11 - looks good and i can't hear it!
Replies: 5
Views: 3719

nice looking htpc.

where did you get the panaflo fans from?

Also, did you do anything to the psu fan? looks in the piccie like it might have been changed or otherwise modded.