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by perplex
Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Need Quiet CRT Monitor
Replies: 23
Views: 5837

what the hell do you mean your CRT is buzzing? maybe it's about to explode or something? my CRT is silent How old are you, perplex? If you're in your twenties and you can't hear your CRT whine, then it's intriguing. If you are much older than that, then it's not, since after a certain age you can't...
by perplex
Wed Jun 29, 2005 11:25 am
Forum: Quiet Prebuilt, SFF and Barebones Systems
Topic: Dell
Replies: 9
Views: 3809

ok so its best to DIY then :lol:
by perplex
Wed Jun 29, 2005 2:19 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Need Quiet CRT Monitor
Replies: 23
Views: 5837

are you guys being serious? if so, its commen for CRT to buzz? because mine sure as hell doesnt. maybe yours do because theyre old and on their way to explosion time?
by perplex
Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:46 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Need Quiet CRT Monitor
Replies: 23
Views: 5837

sorry. i got sony g200 17" its the best CRT ever made - fact! 8)

so your saying your CRT buzzes like a honeybee breeding?
by perplex
Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:09 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Need Quiet CRT Monitor
Replies: 23
Views: 5837

what the hell do you mean your CRT is buzzing? maybe it's about to explode or something? my CRT is silent
by perplex
Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:41 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Seasonic S12-430: Beyond the Super Tornado
Replies: 200
Views: 183470

anyone know where to get the 330W and 380W S12s in UK?
by perplex
Mon Jun 27, 2005 4:01 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Celeron M performance?
Replies: 19
Views: 6272

teknerd are you sure? becuase my understanding was M was different to the D celerons
by perplex
Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Celeron M performance?
Replies: 19
Views: 6272

this had me interested also. i think with power because it doesnt have Speedstep its not quite as good as Pentium-M during idle time but maybe about same during load. i dont know about performance wise though but i guess its better than Athlon XP - who needs more? :P
by perplex
Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:57 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Gigabyte's RAM drive card w/battery backup...
Replies: 348
Views: 157107

i don't see what all the fuss is about, just install a few of http://www.emerybuilt.com/20kw.jpg in your basement
by perplex
Sun Jun 26, 2005 2:13 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Not Happy with my new Silnex fans
Replies: 7
Views: 2135

i take it you didn't hear the warning about Silenx then :shock:
by perplex
Sun Jun 26, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: My Sonata II Review
Replies: 9
Views: 3610

Needs photos? :P
by perplex
Sat Jun 25, 2005 1:42 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: A fanless home-made system?
Replies: 15
Views: 3165

Bluefront got any pics of that ?
by perplex
Sat Jun 25, 2005 11:26 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Passive watercooling Project *Updated*
Replies: 29
Views: 12022

update on performance?
by perplex
Sat Jun 25, 2005 10:47 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Which SATA Drives are near silent?
Replies: 18
Views: 4958

C-NuT Samsung first, the others i dont think its commen knowledge because the new ones from the competitors havn't been reviewed properly on SPCR yet... :wink: 8)
by perplex
Sat Jun 25, 2005 10:45 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: "Venice" Athlon 64 power & heat review
Replies: 91
Views: 51067

i'm thinking of getting sempron 3300+ 90nm and undervolting like you :lol: :) join the club. i would recommend that it is venice core. either dfi or soltek can undervolt. :? :? :? thought Sempron 90nm are their own cache reduced Winchester core or something? not Venice? if Venice what a bonus now!
by perplex
Fri Jun 24, 2005 11:46 pm
Forum: Notebook Systems
Topic: Acer releases 25w mobile Sempron laptop & a 35W Turion m
Replies: 24
Views: 13626

why not stick with Pentium-M beats the hell out of even Turion with power consumption and speed
by perplex
Fri Jun 24, 2005 8:44 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: "Venice" Athlon 64 power & heat review
Replies: 91
Views: 51067

i'm thinking of getting sempron 3300+ 90nm and undervolting like you :lol:
by perplex
Fri Jun 24, 2005 7:44 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: "Venice" Athlon 64 power & heat review
Replies: 91
Views: 51067

dan the G550 has DVI and has similar power consumption to G450 i guess.
dan is your sempron socket 754?
by perplex
Fri Jun 24, 2005 7:42 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Scythe Ninja or XP-120?
Replies: 5
Views: 1643

i've got the same dilemma going on in my head! but i'm pretty sure a ninja will be better now :idea:
by perplex
Thu Jun 23, 2005 1:51 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Sonata II or 3700 BQE?
Replies: 4
Views: 2005

same here lol, its either between Sonata II and 3700BQE - i think i'll go with BQE though because it will be significantly cheaper! but maybe improved airflow in Sonata II will be significantly better? or?
by perplex
Thu Jun 23, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Gigabyte's RAM drive card w/battery backup...
Replies: 348
Views: 157107

is the 4GB an actual limit? or are people just saying that because of number of slots for sticks? because you can get 4GB sticks i think, definately 2GB.
by perplex
Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:46 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: The future is now PC to Stereo
Replies: 40
Views: 10801

FWIW, people who's business it is to keep data safe will tell you that HDDs are a poor backup medium. And while I'm certainly no expert (hell, not even much of a rookie) when it comes to data backup, my anecdotal experience with thousands of pressed CDs vs. >100 HDDs over the the past 20+ years fir...
by perplex
Wed Jun 22, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: The quietest: 2.5" drives
Replies: 75
Views: 86803

how does hardmounted 2.5" spinpoint compare with 3.5" spinpoint suspended for acoustics?
by perplex
Wed Jun 22, 2005 8:50 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: LOW Power home server, advice needed!
Replies: 16
Views: 4257

we found a P3 500MHz compaq tower in one of our houses a tenant left. might use it in about 10 years time as a server, but probably not worth it by that time due to super advances in networking speeds etc and prices!
by perplex
Wed Jun 22, 2005 7:03 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: The future is now PC to Stereo
Replies: 40
Views: 10801

http://www.head-fi.org that's a great place for this kind of information. i frequent it for this kind of information. check out their "computer-as-source" section. Ralf i think i'll be following your footsteps :] its because i plan on using the PC for audiophile music listening that i'm planning on...
by perplex
Wed Jun 22, 2005 3:56 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Most Reliable Fanless PSU?
Replies: 48
Views: 16205

all Recent phantom buyers seem to have no problems
by perplex
Tue Jun 21, 2005 10:51 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: "Venice" Athlon 64 power & heat review
Replies: 91
Views: 51067

i can hopefully passively cool a undervolted sempron 3300+ with good airflow in a antec BQE !
by perplex
Tue Jun 21, 2005 10:01 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: "Venice" Athlon 64 power & heat review
Replies: 91
Views: 51067

hey dan, it sounds like you need an xp-120 or some tower passive cooler :?: :roll:
by perplex
Tue Jun 21, 2005 5:16 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Is 2.5" worth it in my situation?
Replies: 16
Views: 3189

:wink: that's the one i think i might order in few months.
by perplex
Sun Jun 19, 2005 1:50 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: "Venice" Athlon 64 power & heat review
Replies: 91
Views: 51067

i think i heard there are venice core Semprons http://www.amdcompare.com/us-en/desktop/details.aspx?opn=SDA3300AIO2BO http://www.amdcompare.com/us-en/desktop/details.aspx?opn=SDA3100AIO3BO http://www.amdcompare.com/us-en/desktop/details.aspx?opn=SDA3000AIO2BO http://www.amdcompare.com/us-en/desktop/...