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by perplex
Mon Jul 11, 2005 2:43 pm
Forum: Deals, Vendors and Classifieds
Topic: Sticky for the UK
Replies: 107
Views: 214191

where can i buy a notebook drive adapter cable needed for desktops?
by perplex
Mon Jul 11, 2005 11:56 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Transmeta CPUs
Replies: 9
Views: 3331

Transmeta CPUs

Hello, has anyone ever had user experience with a Transmeta CPU in a notebook for example. What is the real life performance like? :?
by perplex
Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:37 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: 2.5" vs 3.5" suspended
Replies: 0
Views: 644

2.5" vs 3.5" suspended

What's the difference in noise ? :? I'm facing a situation whether to get a Samsung MP0402H (2.5") or a new samsung spinpoint and suspend it.

Thanks
by perplex
Sat Jul 09, 2005 11:11 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: power consumption of nforce3/4?
Replies: 6
Views: 2610

i wonder what Intel chipsets consume. As it may be that a pentium M (dothan) desktop would seem the best currently, even more so than it already is after knowing the motherboard chipset's power consumption :?
by perplex
Fri Jul 08, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4309
Views: 1630637

qviri wrote:/me is listening to Eagles - Hotel California.mp3 [6:32]
good song :P

Queen and George Michael here :lol:
by perplex
Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:32 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: HDD vibration & noise reducing methods - ranked
Replies: 195
Views: 629342

lots of people on spcr have really nice suspension setups. i wonder how notebook drives hardmounted compare to 3.5" suspended :?
by perplex
Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:29 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: New low-power/noise 2.5" HDD from Hitachi (4K120)
Replies: 4
Views: 1487

i wonder how this compares to other notebook drives like Samsung MP0402H
by perplex
Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: My experience with Seagates - IDE 7200.7 & SATA 7200.7
Replies: 13
Views: 4300

try suspension? :?
by perplex
Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:26 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: VGA card power dissipation
Replies: 136
Views: 275607

i think the undisputed graphics card for 0% gaming is matrox g550 from what i've read around the internet :roll:
by perplex
Fri Jul 08, 2005 3:23 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Most Reliable Fanless PSU?
Replies: 48
Views: 16205

if it's a new model i think you should be ok? :?
by perplex
Thu Jul 07, 2005 10:28 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Will Seasonic 300W be enough for Sempron 3000+ socket 754 MB
Replies: 7
Views: 1958

i'm going to be setting up a similar system but sempron 3300+ and i'm hopefully going to get a seasonic s12 330 or SS version
by perplex
Wed Jul 06, 2005 1:55 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Gigabyte's RAM drive card w/battery backup...
Replies: 348
Views: 157107

http://theinquirer.net shows a link saying "gigabyte iRAM tested" but when you click the link i can't find it :( :?

direct: http://theinquirer.net/?article=24399
by perplex
Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:05 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Scythe SCNJ-1000 Ninja heatsink
Replies: 179
Views: 145922

Re: WOW! I Want one.... NOW!

Enjoi wrote: What really impresses me about this heatsink is that in passive mode it gets better load temps then my stock cooler gets ideal...nuf said :D
but different cpu?
by perplex
Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:04 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: sound cards electrical noise aluminum foil EM shielding
Replies: 16
Views: 3372

probably but again i doubt you'd notice. i dont think any interference would effect DVI because it's digital, but maybe because it may effect the components :?
by perplex
Tue Jul 05, 2005 2:25 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: SS-301HT: a pictorial
Replies: 38
Views: 41618

the new revision of s12 replaced the capacitors to Japanese ones though :?

i don't know what the capacitors are like in the SS range?
by perplex
Tue Jul 05, 2005 2:21 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: sound cards electrical noise aluminum foil EM shielding
Replies: 16
Views: 3372

the reason on-board sound doesnt sound as good as a card is because of low quality components and lack of components that a card will have. EM shielding will help, But you won't notice unless your PSU doesn't have a case or you have some other big EM emitter like a TV next to your case. The other re...
by perplex
Tue Jul 05, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: SS-301HT: a pictorial
Replies: 38
Views: 41618

how does this compare to the S12 range in acoustics?
by perplex
Tue Jul 05, 2005 5:06 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: silencing seasonic s12-330
Replies: 6
Views: 2369

i want to get a s12 330 IF i can actually find one in UK :? otherwise 430, but 430 would be a waste because my system would only need ~half :roll:
by perplex
Sun Jul 03, 2005 5:04 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Scythe SCNJ-1000 Ninja heatsink
Replies: 179
Views: 145922

does anyone know any UK or EU retailers?
by perplex
Sun Jul 03, 2005 3:50 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: new record in power draw: Pentium EE + 7800 GTX SLI
Replies: 15
Views: 5140

don't worry, Yonah is here in a Q1/H1 2006
by perplex
Sun Jul 03, 2005 3:49 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: My northbridge heatsink is burning
Replies: 9
Views: 4375

the northbridge chipset generally runs much hotter than CPU so it might be normal. but buying an aftermarket heatsink for it won't hurt *pun intended!* :roll:
by perplex
Fri Jul 01, 2005 1:32 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: How to tell if a Phantom is the new revision, problem-free?
Replies: 11
Views: 2732

nice. this is useful, i wanted to know this too :o
by perplex
Fri Jul 01, 2005 3:52 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung P120 200GB SATA tested and ...............
Replies: 53
Views: 28882

Kaizer wrote:...But what the P120 lacks (not a lot really) in accoustic, it makes up for in storage size and disk performance.
that's stupid talk for this website 8) - people here are willing to get a 4200RPM hard disk for acoustic purposes :o
by perplex
Fri Jul 01, 2005 3:38 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Question for electricians - 240VAC
Replies: 26
Views: 7898

would the efficiency be less or more with 240V as opposed to 115V ?
by perplex
Thu Jun 30, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: is the S12 430w enough power for
Replies: 7
Views: 1818

all this talk about S12 430 but the 330 are almost non-existant? :cry:
by perplex
Thu Jun 30, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Tower heatpipe CPU-coolers?
Replies: 49
Views: 10883

I'm either going for Sonic Tower or the Ninja SPCR recently reviewed. Probably the Ninja considering SPCR has actually reviewed it :wink:
by perplex
Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Gigabyte's RAM drive card w/battery backup...
Replies: 348
Views: 157107

The Instigator wrote:...Did you read any of this thread?
probably not considering it's his first post - but still no need to poke his neck with your beak! 8) :P
by perplex
Thu Jun 30, 2005 2:34 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung P120 200GB SATA tested and ...............
Replies: 53
Views: 28882

so its louder than p80? :shock: :( :? :roll:
by perplex
Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4309
Views: 1630637

Fleetwood Mac
by perplex
Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:54 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Need Quiet CRT Monitor
Replies: 23
Views: 5837

i actually meant 17" CRT, and i doubt thats better than the equivalent sized Sony CRT. the dot pitch was around .22 if i remember correctly :roll: