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by Hallsy
Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:15 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Newbie with some HTPC cooling questions!
Replies: 6
Views: 2343

I'd try at least running the Ninja Mini passively, with the aid of a little ducting perhaps. Stage 1: Tape the remaining 60mm exhaust hole shut, to prevent short circuiting any airflow. Replace the front silverstone fan with a 92mm Scythe or Nexus fan and undervolt it. Duct the airflow from this fa...
by Hallsy
Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:09 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Newbie with some HTPC cooling questions!
Replies: 6
Views: 2343

I think Scythe fans are usually pretty quiet--you could try the stock Minja fan--if you even need it, like you said with PSU and case fan nearby. I have my HD in a 5.25" bay using something like that and it seems fine. There's room for air around it now at least. Does that thing just stick to the d...
by Hallsy
Sat Jun 27, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Quieting a PC, and SPCR... in a nutshell
Replies: 71
Views: 182780

Great thread, lots of info there - thanks :)
by Hallsy
Sat Jun 27, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: FAQ for Newbies -- Identifying the noise sources.
Replies: 30
Views: 105865

Good thread, very helpful - thanks :)
by Hallsy
Sat Jun 27, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Newbie with some HTPC cooling questions!
Replies: 6
Views: 2343

Newbie with some HTPC cooling questions!

Hi guys, new here :) I have decided that I want a dedicated HTPC and have started gathering some bits to get me sorted, I was on a bit of a budget but am nearly there. The system consists of: Silverstone LC13 case Gigabyte MA78G-DS3H motherboard AMD 64 X2 5000+ EE 65W CPU 2GB PC6400 RAM (will be upr...