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by spog
Fri Oct 08, 2004 3:55 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Radeon 64Mb fan noisy
Replies: 2
Views: 1510

I used to have a 64mb ddr vivo. I simply removed the fan/heatsink and glued on a zalman nb-47j northbridge cooler with arctic alumina thermal adhesive. This worked very well and easily cooled the GPU without the need for any kind of extra fan. I did have decent case airflow though. The stock heatsin...
by spog
Fri Jun 04, 2004 11:33 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Okay: Plan for computer revised. Check it please?
Replies: 16
Views: 12299

I would consider an 80mm L1a instead of the 92mm for the cpu. Both of my chinaflow 92mm fans make a lot of noise, turbulence and clicking. The 92 mm papst is much quieter but is pretty heavy to mount on the cpu and the hub diameter is huge compared to the panaflow (big dead spot), so it's not really...
by spog
Mon May 31, 2004 7:52 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Athlon64 Heatsink
Replies: 17
Views: 9834

The SLK947U mounts exactly the same as a SP-97 for AMD cpu's. I have no idea what Edward is referring to since the clips are not used for amd or intel systems that have the 4 holes in the Mobo. The thermalright website does not show any clips in the installation detail drawings. I just installed a S...
by spog
Tue Mar 30, 2004 7:02 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Substitute for Sorbothane
Replies: 0
Views: 959

Substitute for Sorbothane

I live in Canada and could not find a supplier of sorbothane, but I have used a more readily available product which has worked well for me to decouple hard drives. Radio control modellers use this stuff to protect the radio equipment from vibration. Just about any hobby shop should carry some of th...