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by PaulRivers
Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB: Big Low Noise Champ?
Replies: 107
Views: 98752

We reviewed a 400GB Samsung T shortly after we saw the WD. We have yet to see samples of their more recent 500GB (166GB platter) drives... and we also haven't seen WD's 166GB platter drives. No particular reason why besides the fact that we've had other priorities. Would you mind posting a link to ...
by PaulRivers
Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung HD501LJ
Replies: 123
Views: 139741

Tom's Hardware has the Samsung listed pretty high on their drive comparison chart:
http://www23.tomshardware.com/storage.html
by PaulRivers
Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB: Big Low Noise Champ?
Replies: 107
Views: 98752

Well, just to reply - I have a Dell like the one in this silentpcreview article: http://www.silentpcreview.com/article21-page1.html So my hard drives are mounted using the green plastic mounting thingies that the case comes with. I've noticed something strange - when I'm copying a file on the hard d...
by PaulRivers
Mon Jan 01, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: My (loud) system....
Replies: 7
Views: 2257

I just made the mistake myself of trying to quite my system before I figured out what was really making the noise. I (foolishy) decided that it was the heat thingy on my cpu that was causing the problem. I researched it out, bought a cpu cooler, took out my cpu...and realized that there wasn't actua...
by PaulRivers
Sun Dec 31, 2006 6:09 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB: Big Low Noise Champ?
Replies: 107
Views: 98752

Re: Me to

jldet5 wrote:Attach nexus heat sinks, a 5 volted 90cm fan...
That's going to be a rather large fan... ;-)
by PaulRivers
Sun Dec 31, 2006 4:39 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB: Big Low Noise Champ?
Replies: 107
Views: 98752

Would it seek noise really be affected by how they're mounted?
by PaulRivers
Sat Dec 30, 2006 10:45 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB: Big Low Noise Champ?
Replies: 107
Views: 98752

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I also got the Western Digital WD5000KS (well, it's listed as the WD5000KSRTL at MicroCenter as is every 500gb Western Digital drive - but the drive itself says WD5000KS on it). And I to am a little under whelmed by the quietness of the drive. It was a pretty annoying seek/write noise when I hooked ...