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by Licaon
Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Ninja SNCJ-1000 for socket 1155 with Noctua backplate, now (2020) on Ryzen AM4
Replies: 89
Views: 73526

Re: Ninja SNCJ-1000 for socket 1155 with Noctua backplate -

I started with the Thermalright HR-01 Plus, and since it seems that, at least around here, no one has any "1155 Bolt Through Kit" in stock I got the socket 775 mount and tried to bend the feet... and broke one. One of those: thermalright-775-bolt-thru-kit-for-ultra-90-ultra-120-and-hr-01-rev-b-_i104...
by Licaon
Sun Jun 20, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Quiet Prebuilt, SFF and Barebones Systems
Topic: Latest SPCR-certified PC: Puget Serenity i7
Replies: 34
Views: 17530

@MikeC: why ISO 7779 and not ISO 9296? not that i'm that informed i just found this: http://www.silent.se/iso-7779.php ISO 7779, intended only for noise measurement, is often also used for noise declaration of information technology (IT) and telecommunications equipment. Those who do this leave out ...
by Licaon
Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: HIS HD Radeon 5870 iCooler V Turbo
Replies: 16
Views: 9118

@MikeC: maybe you should include some video power tests with OCCT and MSI Kombustor too, as FurMark is the primary "power virus" target for ATI drivers and that might bias the results.
by Licaon
Sun Sep 07, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Yet Another® what soundcard to buy? thread
Replies: 31
Views: 9808

rpsgc wrote:
Licaon wrote:which ones?
I did provide a link didn't I?
neither of the links work
by Licaon
Sun Sep 07, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Yeeet another out-of-touch help-me-choose post
Replies: 50
Views: 27413

But ... tima notes that he " won't be using the Pioneer [215D] to rip any more CDs " due to ripping artifacts. I have made a habit of ripping all my cds (to flac, using Grip) and I'd hate to have artifacts in there. Any opinion/experience on that? he said his CD was at fault anyway, and he used Eas...
by Licaon
Sun Sep 07, 2008 6:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Yet Another® what soundcard to buy? thread
Replies: 31
Views: 9808

rpsgc wrote:
Licaon wrote: A quite large list of games that require DS3D GX to be turned off to even run without errors and games which DS3D GX fails to function properly or fail to detect EAX.
which ones?
by Licaon
Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Yeeet another out-of-touch help-me-choose post
Replies: 50
Views: 27413

by Licaon
Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Finally a non-HTPC build for me :)
Replies: 16
Views: 8876

BTW you can swap the left and right case panels, so that blue patch is not seen :)
by Licaon
Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Yet Another® what soundcard to buy? thread
Replies: 31
Views: 9808

rpsgc wrote:Like I said in a previous post... http://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?id= ... uage=en-us
i can't get that page to work

i've tested some games myself and it works ok

what type of problems ?
by Licaon
Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Fan Swap for Corsair VX 450
Replies: 39
Views: 25113

Kato wrote:Dam you with your proof :lol:
the swapping process itself man! :D
by Licaon
Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Fan Swap for Corsair VX 450
Replies: 39
Views: 25113

no one will believe you without pics :D
by Licaon
Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Is this a good gaming system?
Replies: 22
Views: 4543

thejamppa wrote:Seems that water cooled Kandalf is your best bet, once you get HD 4870x2 waterblock.
2x HD4870 Crossfire - fans running at 100% :)
by Licaon
Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Yet Another® what soundcard to buy? thread
Replies: 31
Views: 9808

Xonar DX or it's bigger brother D2

works fine in a multitude of OSes, i'm using it on Linux 64bit ( Debian Sid / Sidux ) and i tested it on Windows XP 32bit too
by Licaon
Mon Aug 11, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: quieting further with software? - now looking to cool system
Replies: 37
Views: 10115

thanks! I did turn it around, and thought I noticed some improvement, but my CPU is still at 45-50ºC at startup, though the system is at 35ºC and the core at 24ºC. the PC still freezes randomly, though. I left it turned on in idel overnight, just to try, and found the screensaver frozen when I w...
by Licaon
Mon Jul 28, 2008 3:15 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: My antec solo biuld (56k beware)
Replies: 6
Views: 4336

solo/ninja/8400/P35/S1 - classic :)

what are you temps with and without a fan on the S1?
by Licaon
Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Breadbox - NSK3480 and P5E-VM HDMI
Replies: 7
Views: 6585

> PSU: Antec Earthwatts 380 with Nexus fanswap
more details/pics please :)
by Licaon
Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Powerfull but still quiet?!?!
Replies: 6
Views: 3168

http://guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-4870-x2-preview/
...this is not the silence you are looking for :)
by Licaon
Sun Jul 20, 2008 4:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Four oranges = 100,000,000,000 $(Z)
Replies: 33
Views: 9445

a dictator is wrong under any ideology Anyway its terribly sad for the Zimbabweans that Mugabe is still in control of the Zimbabwe. As long he is in control, he will now demolish everything he build from 80's to mid 90's... until the next one comes and seizes power by force and then he's crowned the...
by Licaon
Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Powerfull but still quiet?!?!
Replies: 6
Views: 3168

get some Muskin/Corsair/OCZ memory

i can vouch for all your components but these: Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 VGA Cooler/Nexus 120 fan/Thermalright HR-01 Plus are great products :)
by Licaon
Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Corsair 450vx vs Seasonic S12 II 430
Replies: 1
Views: 2380

AFAIK it's made by Seasonic

i can't say anything about Seasonic S12 II 430 but my Corsair 450vx is inaudible, so you'll be hearing your *noisy* hard drive, CPU cooler fan, system fan, video card fan, etc :)
by Licaon
Sat Jul 19, 2008 8:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Four oranges = 100,000,000,000 $(Z)
Replies: 33
Views: 9445

RON...ROL...whatever :D
by Licaon
Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: New Computer for Girlfriend
Replies: 5
Views: 1779

i chose an AMD setup for my GF but she's not into PS: AMD Athlon64 X2 4850e+ 45W w/ Scythe Ninja+ Rev. B fanless Gigabyte MA78GM-S2H 2x1Gb Corsair DDR2-800 5-5-5-18 Seagate 250Gb 16Mb SATA2 Antec EA380W Antec NSK3480 1x120mm Scythe M 850rpm out now sorting out things, my take on your config: CPU coo...
by Licaon
Sat Jul 12, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Gigabyte GA-MA78G-DS3H vs. GA-MA78GM-S2H vs. Asus M3A-H/HDMI
Replies: 12
Views: 8114

Licaon, I see you are using Linux with this board, which driver do you use for the IGP? Do you recommend this board for a Linux based system? i guess i'll be using fglrx ( the closed one ) until the F/OSS one gets the 3D part up and running ( keep an eye on Phoronix.com ) ;) for now, i have my Gain...
by Licaon
Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Gigabyte GA-MA78G-DS3H vs. GA-MA78GM-S2H vs. Asus M3A-H/HDMI
Replies: 12
Views: 8114

my notes on this board: -nice small fully featured -you can have others like it from ASRock and ECS :) -the cooler gets pretty hot :( -fan control is ONLY automatic, you can't limit it say like 50% max or something, but it can be by voltage or PWM -the BIOS can be updated if you unzip/unrar that EXE...
by Licaon
Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:05 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Please help me finish my eternity project
Replies: 9
Views: 3659

the NInja fits in a NSK3480, look at my setup: AMD Athlon64 X2 4850e+ 45W w/ Scythe Ninja+ Rev. B fanless Gigabyte MA78GM-S2H 2x1Gb Corsair DDR2-800 5-5-5-18 Seagate 250Gb 16Mb SATA2 Antec EA380W Antec NSK3480 1x120mm Scythe M 850rpm out sideview / overview you can't see it exactly, but the back 120...
by Licaon
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:51 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: best option for moderate performance, very low power?
Replies: 19
Views: 7767

I have pretty similar build. I don't think it's your k8temp sensor. It's AMD chipset that "acts strangely". Try HWMonitor . I'm using it with XP, but I don't see why it wouldn't work with Linux. k8temp is a specific module that would work only in Linux, for now i blame him for this misreads HWMonit...
by Licaon
Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:42 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: best option for moderate performance, very low power?
Replies: 19
Views: 7767

i got a small system build recently AMD Athlon64 X2 4850e+ 45W w/ Scythe Ninja+ Rev. B fanless Gigabyte MA78GM-S2H 2x1Gb Corsair DDR2-800 5-5-5-18 Seagate 250Gb 16Mb SATA2 Antec EA380W Antec NSK3480 1x120mm Scythe M 850rpm out the chipset heatsink is pretty hot, don't know why also the k8temp sensor...
by Licaon
Fri Jul 04, 2008 12:50 pm
Forum: SPCR Announcements
Topic: Hal W. Hardenbergh (Felger Carbon) died - RIP
Replies: 35
Views: 85739

:(
by Licaon
Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: First AMD build... coupla questions
Replies: 4
Views: 2103

by Licaon
Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Hot....Firefox 3.0 Final.
Replies: 45
Views: 11743

I'm a happy Opera user since version 8.5

but if FF3 can bring on the heat in the browser wars so be it... more competition means happier users! :)