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by Inglix
Sat Mar 31, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: SilverStone Fortress FT02 Revisited
Replies: 39
Views: 16827

Re: SilverStone Fortress FT02 Revisited

I have this case water cooled with the drop in 3x180mm radiator. It cools two 480s with the 180mm fans running at 600rpm and the MCP35X pump at 30%. Those cards are a lot more efficient at 55c and .988v than the some of the high vid review samples were at 1.088v and 92c loads. It has a pleasant gent...
by Inglix
Mon Apr 13, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: C430 vs E1400 vs E5200 - power consumption?
Replies: 19
Views: 23992

I posted the following testing with a Supermicro C2SBA+II on the unRAID forums. 'Idle load power consumption testing in Windows on a 20gb 2.5" sata hd. Seasonic S12 430w (not 80+), 1x 1gb 800 dimm, no fans, gig-e connected, and a usb keyboard + mouse. Celeron 440 2.0ghz, 1MB L2, 800 FSB, 65nm Conroe...
by Inglix
Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:04 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: WD Caviar Green / GP - clicking - normal?
Replies: 8
Views: 5979

The 32mb cache green power drives now hide the head unloading count from the user. The load cycle count mirrors the spin up & down stat. With WD's Idle firmware tool (wdidle3_1_00.zip) you can increase the time before the heads parks up to 25.5 seconds, or disable the head parking entirely. I'm goin...
by Inglix
Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:15 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Seasonic S12-500 & 600
Replies: 99
Views: 74182

Here's a funny thing: I was scouring e-tailers for 600w unit and came accross a fairly good price at case-mod. I e-mailed them yesterday early in the morning and they promptly responded that they don't have the new version in stock and that it won't be on availabe in the US until july. The same day...
by Inglix
Sun Jun 12, 2005 7:40 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: New Antec cases being shown at CES on pcmag.com
Replies: 473
Views: 318334

I am somewhat worried about eventually breaking one of the plastic hooks Getting all 4 hooks to line up properly and go in has been time consuming, over half an hour to open and close both panels twice. It would have been worth it if not for what happened on the second removal. :evil: Am I the firs...