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by kittle
Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Quiet Optical Drives ???
Replies: 7
Views: 4424

I bought a plextor 504a dvd/cd r/w drive a number of years back.
I never hear it when its running. Decidedly NOT cheap though.

mabye look at plextor's site and see what the current gen of that one is.
by kittle
Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: dual cpu cooling
Replies: 12
Views: 6203

Thanks for the link. lots of good info there. I assume your "wind tunnel" went across the 2 ninja coolers and out the back of the case? What temps were you getting? When I run 2 instances of folding @ home over nite the temps climb to 65-67 -- about 12 degrees difference between idle and under load....
by kittle
Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: dual cpu cooling
Replies: 12
Views: 6203

Resurrecting this thread to report some results. After spending some time listening to my PC, the HSF fans were the noisy part. but they were WAY behind the noise of my fileserver, So I followed the advice here, listened around and swapped out most of the case fans with pretty good results. Next is ...
by kittle
Mon Nov 13, 2006 3:27 pm
Forum: Consumer Advocacy
Topic: XFX Support lacking
Replies: 2
Views: 4908

I had simmilar sounding problems with an XFX 6600 AGP card. The intention was to upgrade my old Ti4600 card to something with dual dvi. However, the drivers that came on the CD would not even find the card. Drivers downloaded from nvidia would find the card, but would not run after installation -- s...
by kittle
Mon Nov 13, 2006 3:09 pm
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: dual cpu cooling
Replies: 12
Views: 6203

Replacing the HSF fans sounds like a good idea.
But I cant seem to find where to buy the panaflo fans -- the sites that show up on google want to sell them in quantites of 50+ and with no plugs attached.
by kittle
Fri Nov 10, 2006 1:35 pm
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: dual cpu cooling
Replies: 12
Views: 6203

dual cpu cooling

First time poster here. I did a search for 'dual cpu' and found nothing useful.. thus this post. I have this case: http://www.supermicro.com/products/chassis/4U/742/SC742i-420.cfm with this motherboard: http://www.tyan.com/products/html/thunderk8we.html and this HSF (x2): http://www.coolermaster-usa...