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by owbert
Sat May 16, 2009 3:22 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Innovation Cooling IC Diamond 7 TIM Giveaway/Testing
Replies: 206
Views: 201799

i agree to test ICD7
by owbert
Sat Apr 25, 2009 7:55 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: tips and/or proper way to clean fans, and your whole system?
Replies: 3
Views: 1318

tips and/or proper way to clean fans, and your whole system?

how does everyone else clean their case? any tips or proper way to do it? after upgrading the fans in my system i am weary of when it comes to cleaning it. it seems that i end up making the fans sound louder after cleaning it. i know with the dust layer removed and everything itll be louder but it s...
by owbert
Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:20 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Max safe temp for hard drives?
Replies: 103
Views: 309411

MikeC, thank you very much.

offtopic: in about a week or two i hope to have finished my project of lowering the noise of my computer, and when i am done i will report back with a write-up (with photos!) of my journey .

without a doubt everyone here at spcr have been patient and receptive!
by owbert
Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Max safe temp for hard drives?
Replies: 103
Views: 309411

what program would be recommended to benchmark/stress test a new HD to see if it is free from any initial manufacturer defects?
by owbert
Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 92mm ver of Scythe SY1225SL12L? or [other] good 92mm fan[?]
Replies: 16
Views: 4021

wouldnt 1600rpms be loud? i am a bit perplexed by this. it seems that the nexus and noctuas on sale in the 92mm range are all at higher speeds. around 1200rpms to 1600rpms. and their dba rating is 15 to 19dba on the sellers site. isnt the lower the dba the better? i thought they would be lower. or i...
by owbert
Mon Apr 13, 2009 9:01 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: extra measure for sound dampening for my case
Replies: 13
Views: 5012

is peel&seal stuff toxic?

i just remember when i was helping my friend out with mending his roof most of the materials had warning labels and etc.

usually stuff like: "causes cancer " and etc.
by owbert
Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:35 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: what kind of adhesive to use to adhere sound damping materia
Replies: 1
Views: 962

what kind of adhesive to use to adhere sound damping materia

what kind of adhesive to use to adhere sound damping materials?

the cheaper the better but it has to work. is there anything out there that is strong but yet easy to remove in case of a mistake or future change/update to a case design?
by owbert
Sun Apr 12, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Chris Thomson's 3rd DIY OC'd rig -- a Core 2 Duo this time
Replies: 102
Views: 72842

what are the white dividers made from? and from where to acquire such things? the ones separating the gpu heat from the cpu and etc.

also how does the white diver above the gpu stay a top?
by owbert
Sat Apr 11, 2009 12:30 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Looking [for] thin dampening mats
Replies: 5
Views: 1973

where can i buy peel and seal?

from what i searched it seems like they only sell it by the bulk. like enough bulk to cover a small house.
by owbert
Wed Apr 08, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 92mm ver of Scythe SY1225SL12L? or [other] good 92mm fan[?]
Replies: 16
Views: 4021

If you don't really need two 92 mm fans (maybe one fan is enough to blow on the HDDs), you could try the 100 mm Scythe Kaze-Jyu 1,000 rpm. It comes with holes for 92 mm mounting too. I bought two from this e-tailer, but haven't yet swapped the 92 mm Nexus in front of my P150 (I'm lazy, I know...): ...
by owbert
Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Advice on replacing the fan for an Antec Earthwatt 430 PSU?
Replies: 6
Views: 2332

Advice on replacing the fan for an Antec Earthwatt 430 PSU?

After about a year of use it seems like the PSU fan has run its last course. It has an annoying whirl to it. I know it is still within warranty but it seems hard to claim and also a pain since ill have to send it back to Antec first and not have a PSU during the turn around time? What would you reco...
by owbert
Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:56 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 92mm ver of Scythe SY1225SL12L? or [other] good 92mm fan[?]
Replies: 16
Views: 4021

thank you for the replies.

why is the nexus fan the choice reference testing fan btw?

seems like to reviews the noctua is the best 120mm fan though...
by owbert
Sun Apr 05, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 92mm ver of Scythe SY1225SL12L? or [other] good 92mm fan[?]
Replies: 16
Views: 4021

thank you for the response. te 92mm fans listed on the main page are fans that i am unable to find to purchase or are to expensive. and update would as be nice :D the 120mm fan for SPCRS reference fan for testing... is that also the one used on heatsinks? is that even advisable? what regulates the r...
by owbert
Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:04 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 92mm ver of Scythe SY1225SL12L? or [other] good 92mm fan[?]
Replies: 16
Views: 4021

92mm ver of Scythe SY1225SL12L? or [other] good 92mm fan[?]

I am currently looking for two 92mm fans to use for the front of an Antec Solo case and i was wondering if there is anything that is like the aforementioned scythe fans in terms of performance and sound? and also price--they cost $7.49 on newegg! it seems that if anything i can mod the case and atta...