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by Sizzle
Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Quiet-ish build with a Shuttle XPC SH67H3
Replies: 15
Views: 8719

Re: Quiet-ish build with a Shuttle XPC SH67H3

I just completed a new bedroom, Windows Media Center build with this and I am happy with it. I chose the box for the size and inclusion on the board and PSU already. I got a good deal at Best Buy and had some RewardZone points so I could not pass. I put a Core i5 2405S CPU in there with HD 3000 vide...
by Sizzle
Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: FS: AcoustiPack Deluxe V2
Replies: 3
Views: 1289

SOLD
by Sizzle
Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:03 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: FS: AcoustiPack Deluxe V2
Replies: 3
Views: 1289

$35.

Gotta sell.
by Sizzle
Wed Sep 30, 2009 6:27 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: FS: AcoustiPack Deluxe V2
Replies: 3
Views: 1289

FS: AcoustiPack Deluxe V2

AcoustiPack Deluxe V2 kit, never used, opened just to verify contents.

http://www.acoustiproducts.com/en/acoustipack_dx.asp

$40 shipped in the U.S.

feedback:
ebay: milbrandt
heatware: dlmcamaross
by Sizzle
Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:32 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: FS AccoustiPack, Asus DVD ROM E616A3T
Replies: 0
Views: 822

FS AccoustiPack, Asus DVD ROM E616A3T

AcoustiPack Deluxe V2 unopened plus a few extra blocks. $45 shipped.

Asus DVD-E616A3T 16x DVD ROM. Retail box, includes black and white bezels. $15 shipped in the U.S.

Feeback:
ebay: milbrandt
heatware: dlmcamaross
by Sizzle
Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:20 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: FS: Westinghouse L2410NM 24" HDCP monitor SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 867

FS: Westinghouse L2410NM 24" HDCP monitor SOLD

In excellent condition. No scratches, no dead pixels. Includes all original accessories, plus a DVI to HDMI cable thrown in. Specs are available here Westinghouse L2410NM . $280 shipped in the continental U.S. Will ship the HI and Alaska for extra shipping charges. Paypal payment. Feedback: ebay: mi...
by Sizzle
Tue Aug 19, 2008 9:01 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: FS: AcoustiPack Deluxe kit v2. Brand new never opened
Replies: 0
Views: 1026

FS: AcoustiPack Deluxe kit v2. Brand new never opened

Never opened AcoustiPack Deluxe kit v2.

$55 shipped in the U.S.

ebay: milbrandt
heatware: dlmcamaross
by Sizzle
Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:57 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Silverstone MFP-51 LCD display and remote
Replies: 0
Views: 1090

Silverstone MFP-51 LCD display and remote

Used but in excellent condition Silverstone MFP-51 front panel LCD and remote. Works great with MCE. You can even use the Microsoft Remote with it. Allows you to turn the PC on from a complete off via remote as well. This is the black model. It's actually a Soundgraph iMon OEM product and uses Sound...
by Sizzle
Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:25 am
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2x Avermedia AverTV PCIe Combo (M780) ATSC/NTSC tuners
Replies: 0
Views: 927

FS: 2x Avermedia AverTV PCIe Combo (M780) ATSC/NTSC tuners

All in excellent condition like new. Includes the while box, all cables and original accessories. Using beta drivers it can do ClearQAM in Vista Media Center as explained here http://thegreenbutton.com/forums/58/160819/ShowThread.aspx Input Signal 75 Ohm Digital TV Antenna Input 75 Ohm Analog TV Ant...
by Sizzle
Sun Jul 06, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: My touchscreen setup
Replies: 4
Views: 2793

Nice setup. What is the little black box on the wall below your TV?
by Sizzle
Sat Jul 05, 2008 5:26 am
Forum: Green Computing
Topic: madness of 1080p
Replies: 71
Views: 33940

Well, watching sports in HD, there is no going back. The NCAA and NFL in HD, you see so much more of the game. I just bought a 46 inch Samsung 1080p LCD. It replaced a 14 year old interlaced TV someone gave us 4 years ago after we got married. We generally watch the HD stations before we look to sta...
by Sizzle
Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: big sedans!
Replies: 20
Views: 4581

I'd rather have a Dodge Charger SRT8. I can't realistically afford most of those (though the Charter SRT8 is probably $40K before discounts). I can put the kids in the Charger and it's still got a 400+ HP.
by Sizzle
Fri Jul 04, 2008 10:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: SPCR'ers: Different from rest computer nuts?
Replies: 27
Views: 4898

We're better looking that's for sure :)

Well, I think so, my cube mates at work think I am nuts. When they have old systems on the bench to work on the noise drives me insane.
by Sizzle
Tue Jul 01, 2008 9:26 am
Forum: User Reviews
Topic: The Scythe SlipStream fan compared at equal airflow
Replies: 35
Views: 47621

He contributed so much to this forum and our cause. Condolences go out to this family.
by Sizzle
Mon Jun 30, 2008 10:33 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Good Blue LED fans?
Replies: 5
Views: 1670

I find the Coolermaster LED fans to be fairly decent using Asus fan control.
by Sizzle
Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Quiet case with a side window....
Replies: 9
Views: 2610

It depends on what you put inside. I have a Coolermaster 690 with the window and the side fan mesh hole. Passive video card, Hitachi 7200 laptop drives, Corsair HX520, TRUE with a AC PWM fan, and a couple of Scythe case fans. I use mobo control to control them. Aside from optical drive spin up, I ca...
by Sizzle
Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:51 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Cautionary tale - LGA 775 socket
Replies: 7
Views: 3364

That is why I clean all of the thermal paste up before removing the cpu from the socket.
by Sizzle
Fri Jun 06, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sparkle 8800GT SF-PX88GT512D3-HP Cool-pipe 3 passive
Replies: 0
Views: 1334

FS: Sparkle 8800GT SF-PX88GT512D3-HP Cool-pipe 3 passive

Used but in excellent condition Sparkle 8800GT model SF-PX88GT512D3-HP Cool-pipe 3 pci-e 2.0 video card. Includes the card, box, and all original accessories. No coil wine. Model number : SF-PX88GT512D3-HP Cool-pipe 3 Graphics Processing : NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT Core Clock : 600MHz Memory Clock : 180...
by Sizzle
Sat May 24, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Q: Asus P5N-D, or P5K, or...?
Replies: 6
Views: 3251

Neil are you considering Crossfire or SLI?

If you are not going not going to run dual GPU's, I would only go Intel for the motherboard chipset.
by Sizzle
Fri May 16, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: AVG Anti-Virus.....New Version.
Replies: 48
Views: 12475

Re: AVG Anti-Virus.....New Version.

now combines the anti-virus program with their anti-spyware and malware program It modifies Google result pages Da*n, it is really becoming bloatware :evil: How I hate such all-in-one programs... Soon AVG will bring any PC to its knees (like Symantec, Kaspersky, F-Secure and other big AV packages a...
by Sizzle
Wed May 14, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: How should I spend my stimulus check?
Replies: 11
Views: 2567

Porn.

We paid off some debt, put some aside for Christmas, and are using the rest of yard projects.
by Sizzle
Tue May 06, 2008 5:41 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Coolermaster PWM fans
Replies: 0
Views: 1163

Coolermaster PWM fans

Has anyone seen the new Coolermaster PWM fans? I cannot seem to find the 120mm fan anywhere as of yet.
by Sizzle
Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Thermaltake MaxOrb Heatpipe Cooler: Maximum Orbness
Replies: 15
Views: 5723

Aris wrote:I was a little upset to see this site even review a TT product.

I really hope you guys didnt put any money into TT's pockets for this review.

I could go the rest of my life without ever seeing another TT review on this site, and die happy.
TT probably just sent spcr the sample.
by Sizzle
Thu Apr 24, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best sound card?
Replies: 19
Views: 4045

I've been thinking of getting an Asus Xonar as I use Vista x64 and I use my PC for both gaming, listening to music and watching movies... anyone here tried an Asus Xonar yet? They seem to be getting quite good reviews I had the D2X. I finally ditched it because of the crummy driver support (at leas...
by Sizzle
Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best sound card?
Replies: 19
Views: 4045

I use my onboard Realtek with DTS Connect.
by Sizzle
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:48 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Silent 4 pin PWM fan to replace Scythe Ninja fan required
Replies: 9
Views: 3355

There is also the Arctic Cooling PWM fan which has a maximum RPM of 1500.
by Sizzle
Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:11 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: GA-EP35-DS3P vs. GA-EP-DS4
Replies: 9
Views: 3521

The DTS Connect is the reason I bought the DS4. The licensing for that is expensive and constitutes the difference in price.
by Sizzle
Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:07 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: How good is the intergrated sound on todays MB's?
Replies: 25
Views: 6489

There is a lot of great data in this recent comparison on the TechReport between ASUS's two Xonar cards, X-Fi & onboard (Realtek): http://techreport.com/articles.x/14500 My next card will be the Asus Xonar DX :D Hope you are using xp. Vista drivers for the Xonar stink. DDL and DTS encoding simply d...
by Sizzle
Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:16 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: How good is the intergrated sound on todays MB's?
Replies: 25
Views: 6489

As far as SoundStorm goes, if you are talking DDL, I don't think if there are any current onboard chipsets that doe it. However, DS4 level and up Gigabyte boards onboard sound all do DTS Connect. Some people complain about Realtek and their EAX problems. But they have the best driver support and rel...
by Sizzle
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39248

I believe Smart Fan control is for direct BIOS control of CPU fan speed depending on CPU temperature, and doesn't have anything to do with SYSFAN2 or enabling manual fan control in general. Smilingcrow's post seems to imply this. So the smart fan control only controls the CPU_FAN? If this is the ca...