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by teklan
Fri Oct 11, 2002 2:33 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: QuietPC fans
Replies: 9
Views: 4986

http://www.teklan.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/fan.jpg this is the "ultra quiet 80mm case fan" i got from their UK site. it spins slow but has an annoying buzz which is amplified when mounted in the case. i find its much better to buy a normal speed fan and slow it down with a fanmate. my favorite at the m...
by teklan
Fri Oct 11, 2002 2:01 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: AAM on a cuda IV
Replies: 11
Views: 5059

i use this third party one, works on any AAM capable drive i think...

http://www.zdnetindia.com/downloads/info/6759089.html
by teklan
Thu Oct 10, 2002 3:08 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: QuietPC fans
Replies: 9
Views: 4986

i got an 80mm from them recently, its a Papst and its far from quiet, dont bother.
by teklan
Thu Oct 03, 2002 8:09 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Noisy Barracuda IV?
Replies: 7
Views: 4166

thanks petreza, but after leaving the drive on continuously for more than 8 hours as suggested by someone at niko's link above (thanks niko!), the noise disappeared and has not come back! i still dont know what it was, but its gone so im happy :)
by teklan
Wed Sep 25, 2002 11:39 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Noisy Barracuda IV?
Replies: 7
Views: 4166

ive just bought my first Barracuda IV drive (40gb). its emmiting a soft buzzing noise (not spin noise) when NOT being accessed. the noise stops for 2 seconds after each disk access, then comes back. is this normal? :?
by teklan
Tue Sep 24, 2002 9:23 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Is Panaflo even available in europe?
Replies: 45
Views: 27788

can anyone tell me wot the RPM's are of the High Volume vs Low Volume 92mm Panaflo? also wot happens if u put a fan-mate on a Low Volume one?
by teklan
Fri Sep 20, 2002 1:52 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: AAM on a cuda IV
Replies: 11
Views: 5059

thanks Gxcad, im looking for a replacement for my 40gb D740X which, even with AAM set to 'quiet' and inside a Silentdrive enclosure, still sounds like a woodpecker trying to escape from my case. so its between the cuda IV and the 120GXP. even though i hate seek noise, my main concern has to be idle ...
by teklan
Thu Sep 19, 2002 2:09 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: AAM on a cuda IV
Replies: 11
Views: 5059

AAM on a cuda IV

wots the seek noise like on a 40gb cuda IV with acoustic management set to quietest??
by teklan
Tue Sep 17, 2002 2:02 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Acoustic software for Maxtor Drives
Replies: 9
Views: 5828

after using the utility to silence my Diamondmax Plus 60 i was so impressed i couldnt wait to try it on my new D740X. i was absolutely horrified when the seek noise stayed exactly the same no matter what mode i set it to! then i found this HDD roundup at digit-life.com .... http://www.digit-life.com...
by teklan
Mon Sep 16, 2002 6:53 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Screw quiet, I want silent
Replies: 19
Views: 12258

after quietening my case, my monitor buzz is now starting to get to me. :evil: are TFT's totally silent? if so i'll have to seriously consider one.
by teklan
Mon Sep 16, 2002 6:40 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: quiet and fast video cards for non-gaming purpose
Replies: 14
Views: 6843

i use a Geforce4 MX420, extremely fast, very cheap, tv-out and no fan!!
by teklan
Mon Sep 16, 2002 6:15 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Acoustic software for Maxtor Drives
Replies: 9
Views: 5828

Am I right in thinking that such software only effects seek noise and not spun up idle noise? yes AMSET does only affect seek noise, at least it would if it actually worked on a D740X. the utility has NO EFFECT on this drive because it is actually developed by Quantum. However, when used on a Maxto...