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by boardsportsrule
Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: New Zalman 600W Modular PSU
Replies: 57
Views: 35266

and for sale

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/ ... s_id=20787

tempting but not for the price :s
by boardsportsrule
Fri Dec 24, 2004 1:14 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: NICE noise dampening material w/ little/no thermal "hol
Replies: 9
Views: 2897

ok, never mind,after thinking about it, i cannot have the best of both worlds...thanks for knockin some sense into me
by boardsportsrule
Thu Dec 23, 2004 7:12 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: NICE noise dampening material w/ little/no thermal "hol
Replies: 9
Views: 2897

NICE noise dampening material w/ little/no thermal "hol

ok, im looking for some noise dampening material for my antec 3700....any ways, a couple things on it, i dont want it to look ghetto, or even ugly, it should look NICE( modding the case too, window on top & side, with LED's so it will be brightish and exposed) and i am going for top notch cooling to...
by boardsportsrule
Sat Nov 20, 2004 7:41 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Just got my Enermax 420W noisetaker....
Replies: 4
Views: 1770

that's cool its so much better, but 2 quick things. 1) pc health(in bios) is going to have no load on the rails ( cd-roms not spinning, hdd's idling, video card will be displaying minimal details, no 3d at all,) so readings are going to be better then what they are under load 2) bios/any software is...
by boardsportsrule
Sat Nov 13, 2004 9:44 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Zalman ZM80D or Aerocool VM-101 ?
Replies: 8
Views: 3935

well,i got it! :) any ways it's silent( duh!) and so far so good, instalation took a while, and since i have a XP120, it didnt fit at first, but some filing here and there and now it fits... i can keep my overclock on the core the same as i did with my old unit( artic cooling VGA silencer) and the i...
by boardsportsrule
Mon Nov 08, 2004 8:08 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Whining Components
Replies: 128
Views: 247612

DFI infinity NF2 whined like a little sister, this was a common issue found by MANY people..... dont get it for silentness!!
by boardsportsrule
Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:25 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Zalman ZM80D or Aerocool VM-101 ?
Replies: 8
Views: 3935

occasionally, more often now as i am setting up my pc to be quiet, but i am sure that shortly after it will go silent......now onto my PSU, it's wounderful, yea, ok the 12V is at 11.8-11.9, so its not perfect, but im happy! :p any hell, its much better then some wierd Coolmax Taurus 400w psu that so...
by boardsportsrule
Sat Nov 06, 2004 3:12 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Zalman ZM80D or Aerocool VM-101 ?
Replies: 8
Views: 3935

just ordered a zm80D ill letcha know how it works.. that site reviewed the C revision which doesnt have 2 heatpipes
by boardsportsrule
Mon Oct 04, 2004 5:57 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: getting rid of seek noise?
Replies: 7
Views: 2763

well, i did teh aam thing, and set it to quiet, and now i can hardly hear it....ill suspend it and then it SHOULD be gone :) thanks!
by boardsportsrule
Sun Oct 03, 2004 6:24 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: getting rid of seek noise?
Replies: 7
Views: 2763

well, i've suspended drives bfore, so that would be easy, its just im not sure it will help :/...any ways, it just one drive so it will be really easy, and it cannot hurt :) thanks and ill get it goin! :)
by boardsportsrule
Sat Oct 02, 2004 6:42 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: getting rid of seek noise?
Replies: 7
Views: 2763

getting rid of seek noise?

ok, i had 3 seagates, but i got sick of having to go to c: for games d: for movies and e: or somehting for random things. so i got a maxtor...yea ok not the best idea ever, but not the worst.... any ways, its silent except when seeking, when it seeks it gets quite loud, i dont think its vibration no...
by boardsportsrule
Sun May 16, 2004 8:54 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: who's getting the zalman case?
Replies: 56
Views: 16355

there is no way his sb is 99C...they get hot, yes, but he says case is 35C, and there is NO WAY that his sb gets that hot...my dfi infinity at 255X9 with a small heatsink on there and NO case flow = 34C....
by boardsportsrule
Wed May 12, 2004 8:12 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: who's getting the zalman case?
Replies: 56
Views: 16355

YES!!! and post temps :D
by boardsportsrule
Sat May 08, 2004 6:29 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Found several Blown caps on MB, what are they for
Replies: 10
Views: 2660

loooooooooool i got a mobo with so many busted caps that they have now leaked onto AGP and pci slots below...oh, and it still works...MUHAHAHAAH
by boardsportsrule
Sat May 08, 2004 6:22 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: How do you remove a heat sink?
Replies: 24
Views: 5940

dfi infinity/ lan party has a sb cooler as a stock thing...
i just used straightthermal expoxie,and then pop a credit card over pcb, under heatsink, wedge a screw driver in andtwist...dun it with NB, SB, and Vcard ram,and all compontes still work...except nf7 which i killed with water..DOH!
by boardsportsrule
Sat May 08, 2004 12:34 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: SERIAL ATA - important for cooling?
Replies: 9
Views: 3595

yea, 12 is a multiple of 6 ;) oops...knew it was F something
by boardsportsrule
Sat May 08, 2004 11:14 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: SERIAL ATA - important for cooling?
Replies: 9
Views: 3595

i think i know whatcha talkin about..when you install windows for the first time on a SATA drive, you may have to press F12 or something and "add" the drivers that camewith the sata controller...i had to atleast on my DFI infinity nf2
by boardsportsrule
Thu May 06, 2004 7:34 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: case dampening stuff?
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

thx, sorry, its really early, and i am really outta it , so plz excuse my stupidiity, if thats what u wanna call it...any ways, is the XBlue3 any good..the guy who is selling it claims its great, but i would prefer some ones opinion who is not selling it....trying to find reviews, but thats hard and...
by boardsportsrule
Thu May 06, 2004 6:34 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: case dampening stuff?
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

case dampening stuff?

ok, im making a silent computer, and i just pluged in my suspended seagate hdd's into my zalman 400 watter and shorted the green and black...the seagates were VERY noticable, so i got to thinkin.... 1) the noie will be reduced greatly when case is closed 2) with noise dampening junk, case will quiet...
by boardsportsrule
Wed Apr 21, 2004 10:34 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Being the boss of your Optical drives
Replies: 6
Views: 2425

yeah, i know thats what it does, but i want it off!! and i looked in the gsediter thing, and i couldnt find it :(
by boardsportsrule
Wed Apr 21, 2004 10:32 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Is BTX really going to replace ATX?
Replies: 42
Views: 9522

haha, yeah, most other kids i kno do go with the blingity bling, so ur right :)....as for buggieness, the Abit nf7 went thru 1.0, 1.1(i think) 1.2 and finally caught on in 2.0...so it took 3 or 4 revisions(depending on if there is 1.1) until it got right...im just waiting for the future revisions :)...
by boardsportsrule
Wed Apr 21, 2004 9:05 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: zalman 400 WATTER
Replies: 3
Views: 1125

geez, i should check reviews here too, thanks :)
by boardsportsrule
Wed Apr 21, 2004 8:52 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: zalman 400 WATTER
Replies: 3
Views: 1125

zalman 400 WATTER

ok, i didnt see anything aobuth the 400 watt zalman in the "reccomended psu" thing so is it not quiet? http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=17-103-213&depa=0 thats the link im going with a overclocked silent computer, so i need high quality, silent parts...i think this is the ps...
by boardsportsrule
Wed Apr 21, 2004 8:46 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Is BTX really going to replace ATX?
Replies: 42
Views: 9522

[quote="shathal"] Let alone the "Bling bling"-kids (I apologize for the expression, it simply seems to me as if it's mostly kids into the "bling bling"-ness, that said, ony of my cousins (late 20's) is also into anything that goes "bling bling")...quote] well first, im 14, and i hate the bling bling...
by boardsportsrule
Wed Apr 21, 2004 8:34 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Anyone Using an Abit NF7 w/ a Zalman 7000A?
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

not currently on my nf7, but it was...
1) yes, i did have to..
2)N/A
3) just drilled...i dont have any fancy dancy dremel or anything
by boardsportsrule
Wed Apr 21, 2004 7:54 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Being the boss of your Optical drives
Replies: 6
Views: 2425

oculd u show more of where it's at? i cannot find it!
by boardsportsrule
Tue Apr 13, 2004 7:37 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: suspension... :)
Replies: 0
Views: 735

suspension... :)

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not shabby, first time suspending...realized the washers need to be glued in plkace because when twisted, they will just turn.... just got 8 bunge cords from the hw store(small town, no bungee rope stuff..) and cut off the ends...:)
by boardsportsrule
Tue Apr 13, 2004 7:29 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: they are suspended! :D
Replies: 5
Views: 1859

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not the best picute, but did it while the computer was running...makes noise much quieter and wheni shake my pc i am not afreaid of killing the hdd's! :)
by boardsportsrule
Tue Apr 13, 2004 5:45 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: silence and overclocking?
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

nice, see, i think that @ 2.3 it can be cool enough :)
by boardsportsrule
Mon Apr 12, 2004 7:29 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: silence and overclocking?
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

well, i just decided to 100% go to silence...working on getting a zalman psu/pu cooler and gpu cooler...and i will lower cpu oc as neded.. i have good case ventalation, and i wont be going for 100% silene like some ppl with heavy steel and dampener and enlusers etc. but it will be damn quiet :)