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by munchgrunch
Sun Dec 18, 2005 4:02 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: HDD Elastic Suspension... Show your pics!
Replies: 446
Views: 949080

i decided to try suspending my hard drives and WOW they are so much more quieter! pics: http://img458.imageshack.us/img458/4213/16cw.jpg http://img458.imageshack.us/img458/9802/20ax.jpg http://img458.imageshack.us/img458/992/33bv.jpg it may look like they are touching the front of the case but they ...
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 23, 2005 10:12 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: VF700 - 5600XT Ultra RAM Heatsinks?
Replies: 4
Views: 1239

thanks a lot :D

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havent added RAM heatsinks yet but will tomorrow
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 23, 2005 9:05 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: VF700 - 5600XT Ultra RAM Heatsinks?
Replies: 4
Views: 1239

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i used that big rusted tool to just snap them off

pinching was too hard so i unleashed my frustration, thank god i didnt damage my video card!
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 23, 2005 6:03 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: VF700 - 5600XT Ultra RAM Heatsinks?
Replies: 4
Views: 1239

VF700 - 5600XT Ultra RAM Heatsinks?

Hey Guys! I just purchased a VF700-AlCu but I am having trouble installing it. I can't seem to remove the old fan because of these small black pins. http://img378.imageshack.us/img378/2629/img09647od.jpg IGNORE THE DUST!!! AHHHH http://img328.imageshack.us/img328/6775/img09687et.jpg The other side S...
by munchgrunch
Fri Nov 11, 2005 3:11 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

I can get a seasonic s12 330W for cheaper then the antec smartpower 2.0 so i will probably get that
by munchgrunch
Fri Nov 11, 2005 2:39 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

hey, i've finally decided to just go with the Zalman 7000b. Now that that's outta the way, I can focus on the GPU cooler next. I was thinking about the Zalman VF700 but does anyone know if this is compadible with the nVIDEA 5600XT Ultra? thanks alright change of plan people are telling me the artic...
by munchgrunch
Thu Nov 10, 2005 9:59 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

hey,

i've finally decided to just go with the Zalman 7000b.

Now that that's outta the way, I can focus on the GPU cooler next.

I was thinking about the Zalman VF700 but does anyone know if this is compadible with the nVIDEA 5600XT Ultra?

thanks
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:59 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

i thought that list was only motherboards from January 2005 and onward though?
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:47 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

because Ryan said: The Zalman cnps7700 uses a silent 120mm fan, so It would be the best choice.

gosh its so hard when picking parts because two different parties have two seperate opinions on everything :?
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:40 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

hmm since i have a micro atx case my CPU is very close to my power supply http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/8559/img08350bd.jpg http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/3248/img08366nx.jpg http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/7373/img08379ee.jpg http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/6166/img08384bp.jpg http:/...
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

well I'm based in Canada if that will make a difference lol

I'll get a Zalman heatsink BUT does anyone know if the 7000b and the 7700 are compadible with an Asus P4P800 mobo :?:
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 09, 2005 9:14 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

what is the difference between AlCu and just Cu? is one better then the other?

is the zalman 7700 worth the extra money? i was thinking about the 7000b but i dunno if its significantly better then the other or not
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 09, 2005 8:23 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Help Me Silence My Rig :-)
Replies: 21
Views: 3957

Help Me Silence My Rig :-)

Hello everyone! I'm new to the forums but recently became very interested in silencing my PC and maybe even cooling it a bit. Here is my current set-up: Case : Chieftec Dragon Mini-Tower Blue ATX Case CPU : P4 2.8C CPU Heatsink : Stock Heatsink Motherboard : Asus P4P800 RAM : 2x256MB Video card : MS...
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 09, 2005 8:14 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cooling Silencer for my FX 5600 Ultra?
Replies: 4
Views: 1264

i'll look into the zalman vf700, but just for reference: does anyone know what model of the arctic cooler silencer is compadible with the fx5600 ultra?

also i don't have my RAM chips cooled (at least i don't think i do). i didn't add anything to my video card, I am using everything stock
by munchgrunch
Wed Nov 09, 2005 7:11 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cooling Silencer for my FX 5600 Ultra?
Replies: 4
Views: 1264

Cooling Silencer for my FX 5600 Ultra?

hey guys, new to the forums and this is my first post :) recently i've become upsessed with silencing my PC because it's so loud and unbearable. one of the sources of noise is the fan on my video card, a MSI GeForce FX 5600 Ultra. i've been looking around and people are recommending me arctic coolin...