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by rp
Wed Jan 14, 2004 4:55 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Seagate 80GB Barracuda IV v. U Series 6
Replies: 2
Views: 1234

We have some machines here at work with the U series drives. Idle speed isn't to bad, but the seeks are IMO awefull. If possible, go with the IV.
by rp
Mon Jan 05, 2004 7:48 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Melamine and Sorbothane - interesting stuff
Replies: 30
Views: 11095

Sounds more or less like the same material my "Squeze to train fingers and lower arm" ball is made of. Great playtoy...
by rp
Tue Dec 23, 2003 4:51 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Best Thermal Compound
Replies: 19
Views: 5906

by rp
Mon Dec 08, 2003 7:08 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Noisiest hard disk you've used?
Replies: 27
Views: 6655

Idle noise: 1st gen Cheetah, seek noise: Atlas II.
by rp
Sun Nov 30, 2003 9:33 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 120mm Evercool Aluminium Fan
Replies: 145
Views: 88608

Just FYI if you're in Scandinavia and don't know a dealer with these fans. in Denmark has them under the Titan label, in 80, 92 and 120mm models. All of them the "M" version.
by rp
Sat Nov 29, 2003 11:43 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Interesting article on case arflow techniques
Replies: 18
Views: 9809

I don't care what their setup says. I want intake fans in the front dammit :lol:
by rp
Tue Nov 11, 2003 3:10 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: BTX casings to push for cooler and quieter PCs?
Replies: 6
Views: 3374

Wow... a CPU close to the bottom intake fan, what a great idea. Hey wait... wasn't there once something called AT, that did the exact same thing :roll:

Evolution never ceases to amaze me :wink:
by rp
Mon Nov 10, 2003 8:00 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Ralf Hutter's P4C Quiet Rig
Replies: 180
Views: 204211

Just FYI, heres another batch of 40... Oh how I hate this sentence: "Shipping is limited to addresses within the United States (U .S.) ONLY." In Denmark we have absolutely no wholesale options for these things, and a similar...
by rp
Tue Nov 04, 2003 5:05 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Iwill passively cooled PSU
Replies: 15
Views: 3775

I have never really understood the need for a completely fanless PSU (system for that matter). If you use the right fans, at the rigth position and speed, then is it really worth the extra hazzle? I'm all for a silent system, don't get me wrong - and this site has given me many great tips, but besid...