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by t0mb0
Sat Jun 02, 2007 9:51 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Thinking of Getting a Mac Pro
Replies: 28
Views: 9574

What are you planning to do with 16GB of RAM? You clearly have some money burning a hole in your pocket, why not get 8GB of RAM and give the difference to charity...
by t0mb0
Wed Sep 27, 2006 4:24 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: AMD 3500 with stock cooler help
Replies: 3
Views: 1825

AMD 3500 with stock cooler help

Hi, My brother has just put together his computer with an AMD 3500 (venice) with the stock cooler on an asus A8V-xe motherboard. Cool and quiet is enabled, and system properties shows a speed of approx 1Ghz at idle. I'm sure I read somewhere (though I can't find the link now) that the stock AMD cool...
by t0mb0
Mon May 23, 2005 7:49 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Low-power router/file server. Need advice.
Replies: 42
Views: 13150

A mac mini may make a great file server, the only problem maybe if you want to run linux on it with airport as airport extreme is unsupported under linux. However, it's small quiet and, according to this, draws only 20 watts and only 28 whilst playing a dvd!!! http://www.tomshardware.com/howto/20050...
by t0mb0
Thu Jan 29, 2004 5:26 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: 120mm power supply idea
Replies: 9
Views: 2626

120mm power supply idea

Hey, It seems to me that the idea of using 120mm fans in power supplies is good as they can be run at lower rpm for a given air flow. However the current generation of bottom mounted fans are flawed as they suck essentially hot air from the case (and nearby cpu in particular) into the psu. Causing p...