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by phorrj
Tue Nov 22, 2005 5:25 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: tips on insulating present hds on budget?
Replies: 3
Views: 1544

ty to both of you, and shadowknight I never thought of that one...hmm foam... :P
by phorrj
Mon Nov 21, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: tips on insulating present hds on budget?
Replies: 3
Views: 1544

tips on insulating present hds on budget?

was wondering if anyone may have any idea on how to insulate a hd from the bay mounts in an attempt to make it a bit quieter without spending too much money at all? :roll:

thanks :D
by phorrj
Fri Nov 04, 2005 8:07 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: any retail heatsink/heatpipe kit for radeon 7500AIW cards?
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

hmm makes me wondering how useless the fan must be for a 'I know how to cool down things and to tell when its too hot' person.

maybe when I get around to it I'll pull the fan power cable out for some time and see how it is like afterward.

thanks anyhow to both of you :wink:
by phorrj
Fri Nov 04, 2005 4:39 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: any retail heatsink/heatpipe kit for radeon 7500AIW cards?
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

any retail heatsink/heatpipe kit for radeon 7500AIW cards?

posted in http://forums.silentpcreview.com/viewtopic.php?t=7753&start=60 before then thought about it and decided to ask here about if there were any retail kit for them (not the ones for the newer 9x00-series cards) or not really? I know that 20+W might not be much but then the agp slot is next to ...
by phorrj
Thu Nov 03, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: VGA card power dissipation
Replies: 136
Views: 270398

from the link in the first post of the thread (by MarkC) I noticed that the 8500DV was rated at 16-29W but I was wondering what the 7500AIW itself was actually rated at or is it very similar?

just wondering, thanks :wink:
by phorrj
Mon Oct 24, 2005 6:16 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Finished my DIY fanless PSU
Replies: 20
Views: 15623

just noticed this thread and I had to say that both projects (this and marko's) looks quite nice. makes me starting to wonder about converting my slot1 system's psu to run fanless as well :roll:
by phorrj
Fri Oct 21, 2005 2:46 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: cooling down a via C3 1.4ghz....
Replies: 1
Views: 885

cooling down a via C3 1.4ghz....

first post for me here :)

anyhow I had to ask if this idea could work seeing that via says the design power is 20-21W: replace the hsf unit with a heat pipe system especially in a low height desktop system?

was not sure if this was too many watts to work with or not