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by tim851
Fri Aug 22, 2008 1:03 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Is it me or does the Quiet Drive suck?
Replies: 18
Views: 8250

Is it me or does the Quiet Drive suck?

I've read many a review about Scythe's Quiet Drive and never was a bad thing mentioned. That makes me wonder. I have two of these, both home to Samsung HDDs (400 GB IDE and 500 GB SATA). And while they both do a commendable job masking seeks and spinning sounds, they both act like giant vibration bo...
by tim851
Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:05 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Could you fit a Micro-ATX in this case?
Replies: 10
Views: 3881

This would be an ITX-Board supporting Core 2 Quad. The problem is, that it doesn't have standard socket 775 cooler mounting holes. So you'd be limited to some obscure tiny cooler with probably not more than a 40mm fan on it.
by tim851
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: What's that all about? [heavy Nvidia quality problems]
Replies: 26
Views: 11383

What's happening when dominant companies become uninventive could be seen in the Netburst era. Not a good example. Intel had good competition before the P4 in the K6s and later the Athlons. Netburst was an "innovative" idea to engage the enemy: all hail to the almighty clockspeed. Throughout most o...