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by Bishamon
Tue Nov 30, 2004 12:43 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: VGA card power dissipation
Replies: 136
Views: 279358

Interesting data from X-bit there, but I have to laugh a bit... Reading the 9800XT test (wich happened to test the exact same card I have) I found this: The difference between the X800 and the RADEON 9800 XT is especially clear in the Idle mode: X800-based graphics cards consume twice less of electr...
by Bishamon
Thu Nov 11, 2004 4:59 pm
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Chylld's guide to watercooling
Replies: 95
Views: 116613

Rusty075 wrote:Just checked the tag on one of the jugs of DI that I have around here: $0.65 a gallon.

That works out to 1.08 Kroner per liter, if I'm doing my math right. (or about 0.13 euro's)
I payed NOK20 per liter for mine.
by Bishamon
Thu Nov 11, 2004 3:17 pm
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Chylld's guide to watercooling
Replies: 95
Views: 116613

As for W/C liquid, destilled water can be mighty expensive... I used "battery water" instead (£1.5/l at the local petrol-station). Destilled water is water boiled, steam channeled and cooled, filtered and bottled. "Germ-free" and pretty much "pure" H2O. Battery water is de-ionized (de-mineralized) w...
by Bishamon
Fri Oct 29, 2004 10:57 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Zalman's fanless WC rig reviewed: Reserator1
Replies: 144
Views: 101821

You're very welcome :lol: It's easy to get obsessed about temperatures, but in reality, as long as you're stable, your temps are fine. And, WELCOME TO SPCR!!! Thanks. I'm a seasoned modder, and all I care about is improving cooling for the purpose of lowering the noise. Seems like my full-load temp...
by Bishamon
Fri Oct 29, 2004 10:39 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Zalman's fanless WC rig reviewed: Reserator1
Replies: 144
Views: 101821

Rusty075 wrote:With your XP3200 (76.8 watts) you're getting about 0.40°C/W, which is pretty much dead on what you should be getting.

Your temps are fine.....don't worry about them. :lol:
Thanks for clarifying...
by Bishamon
Fri Oct 29, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Zalman's fanless WC rig reviewed: Reserator1
Replies: 144
Views: 101821

http://www.xbitlabs.com/images/other/zalman-reserator/b2.gif OK, I can't get my head around this chart... I installed my Res1 last night and now I've been checking performance... I was plenty disapointed that the CPU-temp went WAY up from what I had with the Zalman CNPS7000B-Cu, and the CNPS7000B-C...