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by nyhcbri
Tue May 08, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: display choice
Replies: 16
Views: 3441

Re: display choice

thank you for the advice so far and no worries about the hijack were all learning from one another. i was about to pull the trigger on one of the 27" monitors from the first post when something occurred to me. will i be able to hear sound using a hdmi/display port cable, will the sound travel throu...
by nyhcbri
Mon May 07, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: display choice
Replies: 16
Views: 3441

Re: display choice

dude, hijacking the post is one thing you kidnapped my kids also with that last one, the post is about a 27" monitor comparison i dont need a comparison on using a tv on my pc. any1 who wants to do that just takes their tower over to the living room and there you go. at least let my question be answ...
by nyhcbri
Mon May 07, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: display choice
Replies: 16
Views: 3441

Re: display choice

thank you for the advice so far and no worries about the hijack were all learning from one another. i was about to pull the trigger on one of the 27" monitors from the first post when something occurred to me. will i be able to hear sound using a hdmi/display port cable, will the sound travel throug...
by nyhcbri
Sun May 06, 2012 5:45 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: nexus pwm fan too loud
Replies: 11
Views: 3418

Re: nexus pwm fan too loud

dropping it in the start up folder didnt work, i tried the task scheduler and after windows logged the fans did slow down but for only 10 seconds. any further advice would be greatly appreciated.
by nyhcbri
Sat May 05, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: nexus pwm fan too loud
Replies: 11
Views: 3418

Re: nexus pwm fan too loud

any idea on how i can get speedfan to start up with windows. when i turn on the computer the fans are spinning at top speed and i have to open the speedfan program manually
by nyhcbri
Thu May 03, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: nexus pwm fan too loud
Replies: 11
Views: 3418

Re: nexus pwm fan too loud

well i installed the speedfan and configured it with great success, thank you so much. i found the happy place where i just started to hear the sound and set it there 35-50% case runs cool so i havent seen it above 30% or 700 rpm's yet @36c. i was also able to set the fans to temp thresholds 40-77c ...
by nyhcbri
Thu May 03, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: nexus pwm fan too loud
Replies: 11
Views: 3418

Re: nexus pwm fan too loud

all i did was hook it up with a pwm splitter to my asus mb
by nyhcbri
Thu May 03, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: AM3 CPU cooling recommendations in solo case
Replies: 20
Views: 6460

Re: AM3 CPU cooling recommendations in solo case

added this cooler 2 years ago and it is cool as ever 40c, is it normal for the cpu and mb temps to be about the same lol
http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/cpu/0 ... etail.html
by nyhcbri
Thu May 03, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: nexus pwm fan too loud
Replies: 11
Views: 3418

nexus pwm fan too loud

i bought this fan for the front of my antec solo, it holds 2 and its the loudest thing in the case, any ideas?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6835610002
by nyhcbri
Thu May 03, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: display choice
Replies: 16
Views: 3441

display choice

trying to choose a monitor to compliment my new asus7850 graphic card. i narrowed it down to a few with specs i want widescreen led display port response time 2-3ms and this is what came up http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007617%20600060968%20600030155%20600030956%2060...
by nyhcbri
Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: whats the quietest most energy efficient of this bunch[?]
Replies: 3
Views: 1663

Re: whats the quietest most energy efficient of this bunch[?

point taken, but this will also be a major backup disk for my home videos/photos which are about 250gb already. so if u dont have an answer to the topic question above, zip your lip and move on
by nyhcbri
Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: dell inspiron mini 1012. is it worth upgrading hardware
Replies: 6
Views: 4178

Re: dell inspiron mini 1012. is it worth upgrading hardware

seagate momentus 5400.6 250gb

these options on ram are all priced well, any top choices? i like the heatsink gskill's, will they fit?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductLi ... ageSize=20
by nyhcbri
Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: dell inspiron mini 1012. is it worth upgrading hardware
Replies: 6
Views: 4178

Re: dell inspiron mini 1012. is it worth upgrading hardware

im trying to keep total cost under 100$ so the ssd is probably not an option i found 2gig ram sticks for around 25-30$ and ill have to wait for a sale on a decent 5400 hard drive. any ideas on this? reviews were not so great on the write portion http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16...
by nyhcbri
Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: dell inspiron mini 1012. is it worth upgrading hardware
Replies: 6
Views: 4178

Re: dell inspiron mini 1012. is it worth upgrading hardware

basically im wondering if this unit will benefit in speed from the use of a western digital black over a blue or any faster spin (7200) vs (5400) hard drive? then there is the new advanced format technology. also, will the extra power consumption be a factor as well? heat may also be an issue as to ...
by nyhcbri
Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: dell inspiron mini 1012. is it worth upgrading hardware
Replies: 6
Views: 4178

dell inspiron mini 1012. is it worth upgrading hardware

i have one of these units with a bad hard drive and im wondering if its worth upgrading. it comes installed with 1g ram but upgradeable to 2gb and im not sure if the unit will show any performance boost due to any possible limitations. secondly is the bad hd that needs replacement. western digital s...
by nyhcbri
Sat May 29, 2010 4:20 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: soundblaster XF-I platinum not working with windows 7 64
Replies: 0
Views: 1364

soundblaster XF-I platinum not working with windows 7 64

when i built my new silent rig i decided to reuse the sound card. problem is i only get sound for a few days then nothing. if i reinstall drivers i get sound again for a few days then nothing. last time this happened i installed danielk drivers and it lasted like a month but now, nothing. any ideas?
by nyhcbri
Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: sileo 500 vs sonata III 500
Replies: 11
Views: 3829

no no its cooler master sileo or antec sonatta III
by nyhcbri
Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:39 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: sileo 500 vs sonata III 500
Replies: 11
Views: 3829

sileo 500 vs sonata III 500

im trying to make a decision between these 2 cases. any ideas?
by nyhcbri
Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:35 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: CPU FAN [ERROR] PRESS F1 TO CONTINUE
Replies: 3
Views: 1980

CPU FAN [ERROR] PRESS F1 TO CONTINUE

I INSTALLED A SCYTHE KABUTO ON MY ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO AND AFTER ABOUT A WEEK I GET THE MESSAGE EVERY BOOT. IT'S PLUGGED IN THE CPU HEADER. ANY IDEAS?
by nyhcbri
Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:32 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Qfan vs fan Xpert
Replies: 10
Views: 12082

Qfan vs fan Xpert

asus' new 890gx board uses a new tech called fan Xpert says it now controls case fans. has anyone had any experience with this or just knows if there is a real advantage to the upgrade?
by nyhcbri
Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: AMD 785G vs 890GX
Replies: 3
Views: 2402

silently speaking this new board drops the q-fan and uses something called ASUS Fan Xpert intelligently allows users to adjust both the CPU and chassis fan speed according to different ambient temperature. seems to be very useful to me. i am using a scythe kabuto with a pwm splitter in the cpu input...
by nyhcbri
Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:26 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: AMD 785G vs 890GX
Replies: 3
Views: 2402

AMD 785G vs 890GX

i just purchased a 785g board http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131627 but now i see the new review for the 890gx boards http://www.silentpcreview.com/gigabyte-890gx so i need help because im on the fence about swapping these out while i still can. would it be worth the effort...
by nyhcbri
Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:51 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: AM3 CPU cooling recommendations in solo case
Replies: 20
Views: 6460

yes temps are good. but if you dont mind a little noise in the case there is something to be said about amd's stock heatsink. especially if you just change out the fan for a quieter operation. its small, has 4 soldered heat pipes and all but the fins are copper. nice job amd, now lets get a fan that...
by nyhcbri
Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: AM3 CPU cooling recommendations in solo case
Replies: 20
Views: 6460

thanks for the above answer. that explains it. ok so i went ahead and installed a scythe kabuto and im very pleased about how quiet this is. at 39c rpm is 1123, very very quiet. i am surprised though that the cpu temp has not dropped at all. it fluctuates from 32c to 40c under windows 7 just like th...
by nyhcbri
Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:03 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: how do i control PWM fans[?]
Replies: 11
Views: 5193

no thats not it q-fan has been on
by nyhcbri
Wed Mar 10, 2010 6:29 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: how do i control PWM fans[?]
Replies: 11
Views: 5193

ok so i have an update. i purchased a scythe kabuto and what a difference in silence. along with that i purchased a pwm splitter for the q-fan function on my motherboard. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812119248&cm_re=pwm-_-12-119-248-_-Product for the splitter i purchased a n...
by nyhcbri
Thu Mar 04, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: scythe mugen-2 vs kabuto for this set up
Replies: 4
Views: 2439

any other ideas on how these 2 compare?
by nyhcbri
Thu Mar 04, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Best top down cooler?
Replies: 29
Views: 8597

im also looking for a scythe cpu cooler. why would one choose a top down (kabuto) over a mugen 2 tower type cooler. what are the benefits or disadvantages in both.
viewtopic.php?p=501328#501328
by nyhcbri
Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: best pwm fans
Replies: 15
Views: 5922

best pwm fans

as far as silence goes what would be the best 120mm pwm type fan for use on a asus qfan motherboard. this would be for cpu cooling matched with a Prolimatech Megahalems type heatsink. it seams all the recommended fans are non pwm.