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by green
Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Silencing a Mouse's Microswitches
Replies: 17
Views: 81139

Re: Silencing a Mouse's Microswitches

wow. came across this one after buying a kana and was severely disappointed with the noise level. must say this the instructions here hold up well today. the only other equipment i would suggest in doing this mod is blutack . stick a moderately generous amount to cover the top of the switch. that wa...
by green
Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Which SSD to buy?
Replies: 36
Views: 7711

Re: Which SSD to buy?

Crucial M4's:
http://www.crucial.com/store/ssd.aspx

64gb => USD$130
128gb => USD$250
256gb => USD$500
(excludes shipping. mostly depends on shipping type and where you are)
by green
Sun Apr 25, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Megahalems + Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3, will it match?
Replies: 8
Views: 2049

sry to hijack this topic, but you know what would be great? if there was a compiled list of some kind of cpu cooler vs motherboard to say whether it fits or has issues could also have cpu cooler vs ram as well and probably throw in cases while we're at it i might have a look into this if i've got ti...
by green
Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:06 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Noctua 140mm
Replies: 7
Views: 3150

Noctua 140mm

after seeing the kaze maru i was hoping someone would come out with something similar:

http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=prod ... =33&lng=en
by green
Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:46 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: SSD Noise (or Darn These Silent Computers)
Replies: 14
Views: 9294

by green
Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: temps i7 920 with new cooler
Replies: 68
Views: 14912

Unless you plan to overclock, why not undervolt? As ATWindsor pointed out, you can reduce the power consumption by significant amounts. agreed with undervolting got mine on vcore ~0.91875v and pll 1.3v idling are 39c according to realtemp prime95 + linpack for 1 hour = 64C max (~60C avg) based on 2...
by green
Fri Jun 12, 2009 6:15 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Quietest 7200rpm ~100GB 3.5" drive
Replies: 15
Views: 3389

SilenceOfTheFans wrote:what about 120/160?
velociraptor?...
10k rpm though...
by green
Sun Mar 15, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Frostbite Pro
Replies: 3
Views: 1284

with the 9900 and 9700nt comparison i notice a few things the 9900 has a shroud around the fan with exhaust holes anything not easily pushed through the grills is just blown out the sides this would reduce the overall cooling effectiveness the shroud also produces noise (rattling). taking off the sh...
by green
Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Frostbite Pro
Replies: 3
Views: 1284

Frostbite Pro

anyone had any experience with this one?: http://www.silentmaxx.de/produkte/leise-cpu-kuehler/frostbite-pro.html translated via google: http://209.85.143.132/translate_c?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.silentmaxx.de/produkte/leise-cpu-kuehler/frostbite-pro.html&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dhttp://www.silentmaxx.de/p...
by green
Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Nexus Voltinia launched
Replies: 6
Views: 2968

strangely enough it's not so new: http://www.nexustek.nl/images/clodius-inside-grant.gif http://www.nexustek.nl/NXS-nexusclodiusventilationsystem.htm main differences: + noise absorption material - funky fan control knob / temperature indicator + power supply ~ iffy on the fan speeds + firewire port...
by green
Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Zalman VF2000, hybrid VGA CPU cooler
Replies: 5
Views: 2540

might pick one up if it come out to give it a whirl
it won't have the best cooling performance but i still give Zalman props
they were one of the first in the transition to quieter coolers
their products since have been trounced by others
but it's still nice to see they're still about
by green
Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Are LED backlights quieter?
Replies: 20
Views: 4154

i may be wrong but i always thought all fluorescent lighting produced a buzing noise which can vary on power provided or environment temperature

with that in mind led backlighting would be quieter
by green
Sat Dec 06, 2008 1:18 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Recommended cases [update needed?]
Replies: 9
Views: 2503

Recommended cases [update needed?]

so... any indication when this might be updated?
it's been over a year now...
by green
Fri Sep 26, 2008 11:21 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Nexus Clodius..?
Replies: 82
Views: 17306

normal people would contact the shopfront pleading their case (ie. thought the product came with A, instead came with B) if that isn't successful they move on to the manufacturer if that isn't successful they then move on to consumer affairs (specifically small claims-style courts) ..I took the fan...
by green
Sat Sep 20, 2008 4:55 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Nexus Clodius..?
Replies: 82
Views: 17306

normal people would contact the shopfront pleading their case (ie. thought the product came with A, instead came with B) if that isn't successful they move on to the manufacturer if that isn't successful they then move on to consumer affairs (specifically small claims-style courts) but of course, wh...
by green
Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:38 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Nexus: Clodius
Replies: 14
Views: 13400

Nexus: Clodius

i'm almost resigned to buy an antec case seems that for the past year there is no decent alternative most other cases i see today are generally just "bling-tastic" but before i do go and jump on the p150/solo/sonata/etc bandwagon, does anyone have any experience with this one?: http://www.nexustek.n...
by green
Fri Sep 15, 2006 4:59 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Fastest Boot drive?
Replies: 51
Views: 19227

Well i uninstalled norton and installed antivir. Havnt really been playing alot of games lately to notice any improvment, but it did seem alot more streamlined when i installed it. How do i check my swap file settings, and what should they be set to? i'm surprised that you've done occassional optim...
by green
Fri May 26, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Zalman 9500 AM2
Replies: 16
Views: 5307

rpsgc wrote:
Bobendren wrote:Yeah well it's nVidia's colours so they sort of have to use green.
I know, I just don't like green :)
i don't like you either :P


generally i don't like these big beefy coolers
yes they cool better for the sound level they produce
but i'm starting to think they're getting a little too big
by green
Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Zalman VF900 @ CES 2006
Replies: 67
Views: 24235

V1 vs V1-Ultra vs VF700-Cu vs VF900-Cu vs Accelero X1 vs NV5 Rev 3
they use a 7800GTX
unfortunately no sound measurements or different speed settings

http://www.legionhardware.com/document.php?id=525