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by mprezd
Sun Jun 26, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: HTPC LC17 w/ fanctrl, Bluray, HDMI 1.4, GT430, Opteron 165OC
Replies: 6
Views: 8814

Re: HTPC LC17 w/ fanctrl, Bluray, HDMI 1.4, GT430, Opteron 1

really nice build there. If you had a modular psu, do you think you would have any trouble in putting 6 hdd in?

did you have to mod the fan controller at all?
by mprezd
Tue Jan 17, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Quiet as a Yate Loon/Nexus?
Replies: 7
Views: 2171

The clear yate loon is nowhere near as quiet as the orange type yate loons. From memory it is a faster running fan and much noisier. Therefore, I would expect this would also be noisier. Either get the orange yate loon or get a nexus.
by mprezd
Sun Oct 09, 2005 2:48 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: WD Caviar SE16 SATAII 250 GB Hard Drive (WD2500KS)
Replies: 3
Views: 1919

I just bought one, it's on my desk here right now. I'll report back once I've installed it. Just returned a Seagate 7200.8 300gb. It had that 'patrol seek' running like every 60 seconds, was driving me nuts. PS - It comes with both Legacy & Serial Power connector - does it matter one way or another...
by mprezd
Sun Oct 02, 2005 6:25 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: suspending HDD's in 3000B
Replies: 2
Views: 1370

Also try this one - same guy but he has gone into great detail on all aspects of his SLK3000B

http://forums.silentpcreview.com/viewtopic.php?t=25368
by mprezd
Mon Sep 26, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Opinions requested: New quiet gaming rig
Replies: 12
Views: 3939

not to push Sapphire on you - but you could try these if interested BCOM COMPUTER CENTRE INC., EDMONTON, AB T5V 1C4 15830 - 118 AVENUE Tel: (780) 481-8855 | Fax: (780) 481-3883 bcomwsales@bcom.ab.ca COMTRONIC, THORNHILL, ONT L3T 7T3 83 COMMERCE VALLEY DRIVE EAST Tel: (905) 881-3606 | Fax: (905) 881-...
by mprezd
Mon Sep 26, 2005 3:19 pm
Forum: User Reviews
Topic: Aerocool Gatewatch - impressions
Replies: 2
Views: 6626

Have you managed to find a coolwatch to try as a comparison?
by mprezd
Mon Sep 26, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Opinions requested: New quiet gaming rig
Replies: 12
Views: 3939

What about the Sapphire passive cooled cards as another option? I have installed a few of thir 'ultimate' edition cards with passive cooling and found them to be very good. Ihave not come across any VIA/ATi problems of late - but know what you mean about problems in the past. From my experiences it ...
by mprezd
Sun Sep 25, 2005 8:54 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Ninja v. SI-120 in a SLK3000B
Replies: 6
Views: 2651

Sorry to push in on your thread. I was going to post the same thing and easiest way for me to keep a tally on it would be to subscribe to the thread - so we now have at least 2 users with the same query
by mprezd
Thu Sep 22, 2005 6:11 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: ASUS announces new SLI motherboards w/ passive cooling
Replies: 24
Views: 10243

mg1394 wrote:Any reason for this board to be significantly better than the A8N-SLI premium?
Now has 16 pipelines rather than 8 per gpu. Also the 8 phase power which I believe adds heat dissipation.
by mprezd
Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:46 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Another rubbish review from T*ms
Replies: 16
Views: 8049

This isn't a case review, it's a DIY report of an upgrade. Yes, the "reviewer" seemed to have a difficult time with the case, but he doesn't intend to review it — he's just reporting his exeperiences. Save your criticism for when they actually review the case. He's a bit of a dumb-ass system builde...
by mprezd
Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:32 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: HDD Suspension with Nexus DiskTwins
Replies: 4
Views: 2130

Why do you want to quiet the floppy drive? It seems like a lot of work for something used rarely. Or maybe you use it often..? The comp has a couple of old dos accounting programmes which need to be used still and they only recognise floppys. It is used quite a bit - plus I hate the noise from flop...
by mprezd
Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:26 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: A fine-tuned SLK3000B (photos and instructions)
Replies: 25
Views: 27643

Just out of interest, have you had any problems with the paper clips (bending etc) I can't find the plastic clamps they use in aphonos' method - so I thought I may give this a go instead. I assume you still used the grommets when attaching the hard disks to the cage? I have two hard drives in the c...
by mprezd
Tue Sep 20, 2005 1:54 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: which case would best suit me? - specs/needs inside
Replies: 3
Views: 1726

Bang for buck it is hard to go past the Antec SLK3000B

Plus see here for lots of modding potential to make it even better

http://forums.silentpcreview.com/viewtopic.php?t=25368
by mprezd
Tue Sep 20, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: A fine-tuned SLK3000B (photos and instructions)
Replies: 25
Views: 27643

One other query, if you remove the floppy drive cage as well, would the suspension hang above the 120mm fan at the front? reason I ask is I had considered attaching another fan to the drive cage and having it such air straight off the cage. I guess it could also be done if it was suspending in line ...
by mprezd
Tue Sep 20, 2005 1:41 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: A fine-tuned SLK3000B (photos and instructions)
Replies: 25
Views: 27643

Just out of interest, have you had any problems with the paper clips (bending etc)

I can't find the plastic clamps they use in aphonos' method - so I thought I may give this a go instead. I assume you still used the grommets when attaching the hard disks to the cage?
by mprezd
Tue Sep 20, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: HDD Suspension with Nexus DiskTwins
Replies: 4
Views: 2130

I note that Aphono's suspension hangs off the outside of the 3 1/2 bays. If you remove these bays and then try to hang shock cord off the 5 1/4 bays, there might be some difficulty with the panel door closure on the 3000B. How about putting the Raptors in the drive cage slots 1, 3, 5, and then susp...
by mprezd
Mon Sep 19, 2005 9:04 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: HDD Suspension with Nexus DiskTwins
Replies: 4
Views: 2130

HDD Suspension with Nexus DiskTwins

Hey everyone, I haven't posted too many times here before, mainly just been reading gathering info. I have just purchased an Antec SLK3000B, upgrading from an old thermaltake Xaser III (possibly one of the worst cases ever - lethal edges but being heavy steel didn't give off a lot of noise) and was ...
by mprezd
Wed Sep 14, 2005 2:42 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: 120-160GB harddrives
Replies: 18
Views: 6216

you really can't go past samsung spinpoint drives.
I don't think anyone will recommend anything different - unless you could find a solid state drive that size......but not SATA
by mprezd
Thu Sep 08, 2005 6:18 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Is the Nexus HDD Enclosure dangerous to the HDD itself?
Replies: 14
Views: 10708

I am getting an SLK3000B and will have a minimum of 4 drives. Was considering using hd suspension but unsure how many drives I could suspend (would have though 4 drives was too much weight perhaps?)
by mprezd
Thu Sep 08, 2005 4:46 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Is the Nexus HDD Enclosure dangerous to the HDD itself?
Replies: 14
Views: 10708

So what is everyone's recommendation for a hdd enclosure then?

I would be interested because I have a raptor and don't want to suspend it due to heat (i have 3 other drives I wanted to suspend) and noise
by mprezd
Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:54 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Is the Nexus HDD Enclosure dangerous to the HDD itself?
Replies: 14
Views: 10708

Have you considered the Coolermaster Cooldrive instead? Since it has the fan controller as well....
by mprezd
Thu Sep 01, 2005 1:31 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Antec SLK3000B: Minimalist Midtower for Quiet PC
Replies: 233
Views: 184678

Hey guys, just a couple of small queries re: this - has anyone actually tried suspending drives in this case? I have 4 hdd that I want to suspend and have just purchased this case (hoping that I can do all 4). If not I will probably buy a cooldrive or something so that I can have a fan controller an...
by mprezd
Thu Aug 25, 2005 10:20 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: My New Antec P180! With Excellent Cable Management
Replies: 103
Views: 76700

dynamiks, you posted earlier saying you were buying an antec 500w phantom. Just wondering when you were expecting it? I was looking at the same psu/case and wanted to know what the cable lengths were like - and whether u needed extension cables. Awesome build by the way. I think I saw this on anothe...