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by pepve
Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Quiet / Noisy Monitor Survey
Replies: 272
Views: 341347

Captain John wrote:Dell 1905FP- absolutely silent under all conditions I've experienced. It has set a standard that the earlier two failed to match.
Just got a refurbished Dell 1905FP because of this recommendation, and it is silent indeed.
by pepve
Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Quiet / Noisy Monitor Survey
Replies: 272
Views: 341347

Samsung Syncmaster 943B, with brightness under 80%, annoying whine when in a quiet room.
by pepve
Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Comments on my new (cheap and quiet) rig?
Replies: 6
Views: 1901

Sounds good, but still not as safe a choice as Intel I think. Maybe next time (already got my order out anyway, there's no way back). Thanks for the info.
by pepve
Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Comments on my new (cheap and quiet) rig?
Replies: 6
Views: 1901

thejamppa, thanks for your suggestion. I am tempted to go AMD's way, but my main reason to choose Intel is its Open Source support. Even though good ATI video drivers exist, they still are reverse engineered. I don't like it... (All this matters because I'm a Linux user.) And I'm glad to hear the Ce...
by pepve
Tue Oct 21, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Comments on my new (cheap and quiet) rig?
Replies: 6
Views: 1901

Comments on my new (cheap and quiet) rig?

First time poster here, I hope you don't mind my asking for comments on my new rig. My current system dates from 2000 (and I'm proud to say it was a quiet one for noise standards back then). I thought it was time to get something new. :-) This is what I came up with: - Celeron E1200 on an Asus P5B-V...