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by Zirbmonkey
Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: low noise cooler for I7 860 LGA1156
Replies: 25
Views: 4208

Re: low noise cooler for I7 860 LGA1156

I have a Hyper Z600 on my AMD PIIX4 810, and I initially had it as a completely passive cooler. I also have a passively cooled ATI 4670, in the case. Air flow is only from the 2 case fans (front bottom and top back) of a Sileo 500. Then I started to transcode, and decided to put an 800RPM fan on it ...
by Zirbmonkey
Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:25 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Whining Components
Replies: 128
Views: 243326

GPU related whine

EVGA X58 3xSLI i7 920 @ 3.3GHz - Stock Voltage Megahalems + Scythe PWM fan. Zalman 850W PSU Sapphire HD5870 I get a very tonal whine that corresponds with what's on screen. Here's a short list of actions that cause the whine: Scrolling through web pages - Makes a gritty noise when scrolling though p...
by Zirbmonkey
Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:10 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Low air resistance, low fan speed, low noise technique
Replies: 67
Views: 180265

Re: Low air resistance, low fan speed, low noise technique

I recently had a case fan die in my Cosmos 1000, which made a terrible noise as it died. So I and decided to get rid of some noise from my gaming rig. I took a dremmel to the rear and top exhaust fan grills, cutting hex grills off completely. It made a noticeable difference in air flow (by feel) and...
by Zirbmonkey
Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: sileo 500 vs sonata III 500
Replies: 11
Views: 3769

Re: sileo 500 vs sonata III 500

I have a Sileo 500 for my HTPC. Here's the stats: Sileo 500 + 2x Scythe 500RPM Slipstream Zalman 500W PSU AMD Phenom X4 810 Gigabyte 790X Coolermaster Hyper Z600 CPU Cooler + Scythe PWM Fan HIS 4670 Fanless Blu-Ray Reader DVD Burner 2x WD Green 1.5TB HDDs 2x Hitachi 300GB (soon to be retired) 1x Sea...