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by eary
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:14 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: HDD Silencing: Sandwiches & Suspensions - 2002 reprise
Replies: 3
Views: 6477

Re: HDD Silencing: Sandwiches & Suspensions - 2002 reprise

In a desktop case, I've suspended laptop hard drives between pairs of rubber bands in a way similar to the article's method of suspending full size hard drives with elastic bands. I cut the inner sides off a plastic 3 1/2 HD mount and put some tall bolts through the bottom of the mount to act as pos...
by eary
Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: How to Identify the Sources of Noise in a PC
Replies: 7
Views: 46338

Re: How to Identify the Sources of Noise in a PC

My suggestions: A (non-electronic) mechanics stethoscope is cheaper than a medical stethoscope and works better in diagnosing mechanical noises although I'd say that neither type of scope makes the cause of of most problems immediately obvious. You have to listen at many places before it's clear whe...
by eary
Wed May 01, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Kingwin "LZW" or "LZP"?
Replies: 1
Views: 2366

Kingwin "LZW" or "LZP"?

In the list of recommended power supplies http://www.silentpcreview.com/Recommended_PSUs the Kingwin suppiies are called "LZW" and the links they lead to call them "LZP". Is one of these designations a typo?