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by Topas
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: ASUS Maximus VI Impact: Enthusiast Mini-ITX Motherboard
Replies: 8
Views: 6349

Re: ASUS Maximus VI Impact: Enthusiast Mini-ITX Motherboard

Doesn't Fan Xpert analyze fans and set lower speed limit according to starting voltage (like with Z77 boards, for example)? It does. And if you don't run the analysis at all, the minimum fan speed is set at 10% by default. Anyway, I don't really get the fan speed restrictions in UEFI. I am allowed ...
by Topas
Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:52 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Yet another Fractal Define R4 build
Replies: 4
Views: 5641

Re: Yet another Fractal Define R4 build

You delieding of the 4770K was just to take off the top copper plate, cleaning the CPU from the old past and putting cool laboratory liquid paste and then putting back the copper plate and installing the cooler? Yes, pretty much. I closely followed video in this thread , even bought the same gloves...
by Topas
Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Yet another Fractal Define R4 build
Replies: 4
Views: 5641

Re: Yet another Fractal Define R4 build

I was not aware of the GPU torquing until I saw the pictures - it is much less noticeable irl. Now I just need to pray and hope for the best :-) Anyway, if you install the MK-26 cooler on an nVidia GPU, use the little plastic washers, even though they are only included for AMD. If you don't, the coo...
by Topas
Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:18 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Yet another Fractal Define R4 build
Replies: 4
Views: 5641

Yet another Fractal Define R4 build

Five years ago, I built myself a silentish Antec P182 rig, which - while not really loud - was still audible in the room at night. When the time for a new computer arose, the goal was to cut as few corners as possible. The build itself took almost two weeks to complete, but now it's about done - jus...