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by Guppy
Wed Oct 09, 2002 3:03 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Source for quiet 70mm Fans?
Replies: 2
Views: 3029

Thanks for the info. It turns out that my particular heatsink will accept an 80mm fan directly, using the usual sheet metal screws to mount. I think I'll start by trying a Vantec Stealth.
by Guppy
Wed Sep 25, 2002 10:47 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Anyone try Elastomeric Fan Isolators from Silicon Acoustics?
Replies: 6
Views: 4349

Re: Anyone try Elastomeric Fan Isolators from Silicon Acoust

Hmmm... Interesting. I wonder if anyone's tried to use these on their power supply fan. In most cases, there's not a whole lot of room between the case and the PS, I would probably have to drill holes in the case to give the Isolator heads enough room to fit.
by Guppy
Sat Sep 21, 2002 5:09 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Source for quiet 70mm Fans?
Replies: 2
Views: 3029

Source for quiet 70mm Fans?

I've got a heatsink (made by a company called Speeze ) which uses a 70mm fan at 4200 rpm. It's a bit noisy, but I've been having trouble finding a suitable replacement. Nexfan has a few, including a pair of the Y.S Tech TMD fans, but all of them look about average with regards to noise. Any recommen...
by Guppy
Sat Sep 21, 2002 4:57 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: New 'Cuda - Now what?
Replies: 7
Views: 5131

Well, I just got my new Seagate Barracuda IV 80GB drive, to replace out my Maxtor DiamondMax 20GB that I had in a SilentDrive Enclosure (which was highly labeled a "bad thing"). So, I now have this perfectly good DiamondMax 20GB that is lying along the roadside on my journey towards silence. Well, ...
by Guppy
Sat Sep 21, 2002 4:53 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: HD sandwich: where to get the metal plates?
Replies: 11
Views: 5097

Well what are you suggesting? That the cooler your hard disk is the faster it will read/write?? I figure if the hard disk's temperature doesn't exceed the upper limit set by its manufacturer, then what's the issue? The lifetime of the spindle motor and bearings -- higher temperatures mean reduced r...