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by Sledgedog
Sun Aug 29, 2004 11:11 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: What good is 400W supply vs. 300W one?
Replies: 4
Views: 2181

I did it. Will get one 400W Zalman tomorrow. Flipped through reviews like crazy at the last minute, but decided that Zalman is the best available here. No new Enermaxes are yet here, and 400W Nexus wasn't convincing enough. Please, do answer my previous question anyway if you have any thoughts about...
by Sledgedog
Sun Aug 29, 2004 8:24 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: What good is 400W supply vs. 300W one?
Replies: 4
Views: 2181

I saw pictures of the insides of both 300W and 400W Zalman models, and that convinced me, almost. What I don't understand is, why is a 400W Zalman rated worse than a 300W one at silentpcreview.com? 300W model got 7 for noise, whereas 400W only got 6+, and I don't get any clarification to this from t...
by Sledgedog
Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:55 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: What good is 400W supply vs. 300W one?
Replies: 4
Views: 2181

What good is 400W supply vs. 300W one?

The whole question is not in the topic, but let me explain. I'm thinking about buying a 300W Zalman or a 400W Zalman, or a 300W Seasonic. I'm wondering if a 400W Zalman is quieter than a 300W Zalman if, for example, my system needs a continuous 100W but no more, and never more than 200W peak. What a...
by Sledgedog
Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:37 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Calling All Good Fans!
Replies: 143
Views: 279295

I'm running an Abit VP6 dual P3 board with some cheap aluminium heatsinks from Titan. I replaced the fans with Ys-tech Silent 80x80x25mm models that run circa 2000rpm by default. I use a 84 Ohm resistor to lower the voltage, and BIOS shows 1450rpm for both fans. There is no hum, but the clicking com...