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by tr888
Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: newbie heat questions
Replies: 2
Views: 417

newbie heat questions

I would like to know the answer to the following fundamental questions, please, to help me with the selection of an optimal case, setting fans aside and heatsinks too. 1. Please rank these components in order of the heat they throw off, in descending order (hottest at the top of the list): a) CPU b)...
by tr888
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:36 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: this angled tower heat sink for Silverstone FT03 angled fan?
Replies: 3
Views: 2897

this angled tower heat sink for Silverstone FT03 angled fan?

I am trying to spec out a system based on the Silverstone Fortress FT03, but I have not seen it in person, and I am a newb who has not built a PC before. When trying to determine (before I buy it online) whether a component will fit, I am relying on the manufacturers' published specs and on the exce...
by tr888
Mon Sep 26, 2011 5:44 am
Forum: Quiet Prebuilt, SFF and Barebones Systems
Topic: e-tailers who build custom SFF PC
Replies: 2
Views: 2394

e-tailers who build custom SFF PC

Are there reputable e-tailers, with SFF-savvy techs, who will build a custom PC using the case and other components requested by the customer? I need the PC fairly soon for a time-critical project and don't want my first attempt at building my own PC to be hurried. The tech at the local franchise of...
by tr888
Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: finding smallish modular PSU
Replies: 2
Views: 3114

finding smallish modular PSU

I bought a Lian Li PC-Q11 Mini-ITX case because it fits onto the shelf, my desk real-estate being the dominant limiting factor in my choice of case. Also needed at least four (4) on-board USB ports. Now I am looking for a modular PSU that fits into the space available in the enclosure; according to ...