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by jospoortvliet
Sun Jan 06, 2013 5:21 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 140mm fan roundup (vertical mount)
Replies: 14
Views: 12195

Re: 140mm fan roundup (vertical mount)

Was wondering if you've tried the Silent Wings 2 already - a newer version of the SW USC. They've received excellent (but very few) reviews...

edit: after quite a bit of reading it seems very likely the Silent Wings 2 are the same as the USC, except for new anti-vibration mounts.
by jospoortvliet
Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Best PWM fan for Scythe Big Shuriken 2 rev b & oc'd i5 3570k
Replies: 3
Views: 3875

Re: Best PWM fan for Scythe Big Shuriken 2 rev b & oc'd i5 3

Note that you have an additional problem with the Scythe and any other CPU cooler - that same 80mm space is used for the PSU to suck its air so you'll get two fans trying to suck air from the same very small space. Not good for performance at all... The Noctua NH-L12 could blow its air up into the P...
by jospoortvliet
Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:07 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Stylish, mini-ITX case?
Replies: 11
Views: 26269

Re: Stylish, mini-ITX case?

Blood wrote:I recommend the silverstone FT03-mini. It uses a bottom mounted 180mm fan for cooling. It won't be the most quiet case you've ever seen. But hard to beat for the combination of size, style, and acoustics.
It's a 140mm fan, as 180mm is pretty much the footprint of the case... Otherwise, agreed ;-)
by jospoortvliet
Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:06 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Thoughts on my planned fanless music server?
Replies: 6
Views: 3380

Re: Thoughts on my planned fanless music server?

Seems like a sensible solution. Notice that if you remove the frame for the optical drive there is only one drive bay left (the 2.5" under the motherboard area). Of course, SSD's don't need such secure mounting - heck, you can tape one to the case just fine... I think this would not be hard to cool,...
by jospoortvliet
Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Silverstone ST45SF-G 80PLUS Gold SFX PSU
Replies: 20
Views: 14304

Re: Silverstone ST45SF-G 80PLUS Gold SFX PSU

Has any of you by any chance tried this PSU? I'd love to find out if it's noisy or not... I'm going to build a silent PC and it'd be quite annoying if the PSU (which will be at the top and closest to me) turns out to be the thing making all the noise :D