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by Max Demian
Sat Apr 11, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: replace the P182 fans
Replies: 6
Views: 2736

I wouldn't recommend the slipstream for top horizontal mount. I noticed that it tends to produce rather significant vibration in such orientation.

Thus I opted for a Pabst on the top and a Sycthe slipstream on the rear exhaust.
by Max Demian
Thu Aug 28, 2008 10:36 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: The Top SPCR Quiet 120mm Axial Fans Compared + 120mmAC Fans.
Replies: 197
Views: 399355

I can attest that the SlipStream 1200 rpm model I bought has a very pronounced vibration when mounted horizontally (just what I expected from a sleeve bearing fan) even at 5v, while my Pabst syntec sleeve bearing fan even at 12v mounted horizontally doesn't approach the level of vibration the Slipst...
by Max Demian
Tue Apr 01, 2008 2:04 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Maxtor 250GB vs. WD 750GB GP
Replies: 3
Views: 1678

Maxtor 250GB vs. WD 750GB GP

Hi. I've recently bought the WD GP 750 GB model, only to find to my dismay that its seeks are actually louder than the Maxtor DiamondMax 21 single platter 250GB drive I've been hitherto using. At idle it indeed is quieter than the Maxtor and the vibration is smaller, but as they are both soft mounte...