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by Sizzle
Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:39 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: HELP URGENT!! GA-965P-DQ6
Replies: 13
Views: 3090

I have a DQ6, mostly because it has DDL and DTS Connect. One consideration is that it has a backplate for it's Crazy Cool or whatever it's called, so a heatsink that requires a backplate will take some work to be on the board. I use an Infinity which does not require a backplate.
by Sizzle
Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:20 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What do YOU want for the holidays?
Replies: 42
Views: 30339

Hey, I'm getting slippers for Christmas. http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/comicfusion_1922_102375786 Footwear aside, I'd like a complete overhaul of the U.S. Government system, Muslim extremists to be less extreme, and people to take responsibility for their actions. Oh, an for all of your c...
by Sizzle
Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:54 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Mike On Techlive ....
Replies: 45
Views: 22058

Canada does have Bret Hart, who would be the equalizer against Chuck Norris.
by Sizzle
Thu Nov 16, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: O J Simpson Confesses....
Replies: 50
Views: 21198

The Juice is loose! How'd he manage to get around the 35m settlement? He moved to Florida where they can't take his house or cars I believe. Then he spends every sent he makes before it can be accounted for and go to the settlement. Something to that extent. I personally think he was guilty, but wa...
by Sizzle
Mon Oct 30, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: SPCR component culture?
Replies: 18
Views: 9328

I would hard pressed to believe that the Ninja is one of Scythe's least popular models. If so, why would they make a updated version for AM2, why not let it die? Outside of SPCR, I see the Ninja listed for many users systems on various boards. While we don't always get products available to the Euro...
by Sizzle
Thu Oct 26, 2006 4:43 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Passive high-end: XFX GeForce7950GS/T
Replies: 84
Views: 53959

Maybe I don't know how to setup the airflow... maybe But in idle i had 64 and you 62 so it is very similar.... and WoW is not a stressing game, try some benchmark that really make the GPU work then we will see the temp, and in an hot summer add 10°. I am glad you are happy with this card, I am not...
by Sizzle
Mon Oct 23, 2006 7:01 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Passive high-end: XFX GeForce7950GS/T
Replies: 84
Views: 53959

Sizzle : What setup have you got at the moment ? Be interesting to compare your story with the others on this card :) I have my card in a CM Stacker 830. Input and output fans are 120mm Scythe S-Flex E's. I let my BIOS determine the fan control to use (either Intel fan control or the gigabyte). The...
by Sizzle
Tue Oct 17, 2006 4:57 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Passive high-end: XFX GeForce7950GS/T
Replies: 84
Views: 53959

hey cobalt, can you do us a favour and measure how long that card is ? I'm curious as to wether it will fit in my htpc :) Cheers This is not a good card for a desktop PC if that is the type of case you have. It's more suited for a tower with good airflow. I have my card in and it works well, but it...
by Sizzle
Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:40 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Passive high-end: XFX GeForce7950GS/T
Replies: 84
Views: 53959

Re: MSI passive 7950gt

I just ordered an MSI 7950gt silent, wich differs a little from the XFX... I had a hard time finding pictures of the heatsink on this one, but I found one site: http://www.mistermod.com/noticias.php?Id_Noticia=176 The heatsink fins seem to be larger, hopefully a more efficent cooling too. I'm not s...
by Sizzle
Tue Sep 26, 2006 3:42 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Damping optical drives
Replies: 12
Views: 4149

Pioneer's XL series of DVDRW's drives were dampened.
by Sizzle
Sat Sep 23, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Soft-mounting a fan on a Ninja....
Replies: 5
Views: 2311

Good job. I have to say when I first saw the thread title, I thought "why would you need to softmount a fan on the Ninja?" Then I was suprised at your creativity to put a smaller fan on there for emergency backup.

Good idear!
by Sizzle
Sat Sep 23, 2006 4:35 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Passive high-end: XFX GeForce7950GS/T
Replies: 84
Views: 53959

I have the non extreme version on the way from newegg. Though I am still waiting for my RMA on my mobo :(
by Sizzle
Wed Sep 20, 2006 4:17 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Passive high-end: XFX GeForce7950GS/T
Replies: 84
Views: 53959

46C seems kinda high for a Core 2 Duo to idle at. My 6300 idled in the 20's with a Infinity and a S Flex
by Sizzle
Fri Sep 15, 2006 8:12 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Any idea if Ati is going to release a cooler high end card?
Replies: 9
Views: 3075

I thought I read the x1950 did a better job with power then the x1900 but I can't recall where I read that at.
by Sizzle
Tue Sep 12, 2006 7:26 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Scythe pushes towards Infinity
Replies: 49
Views: 33209

One main advantage of the Infinity is it can be installed on a socket 775 without removing the motherboard.
by Sizzle
Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:53 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Conroe chipset : 945 vs 965 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2954

965 is also very imature of a chipset. Lots and lots of early adopter issues. BIOS updates for the boards are happening on a weekly basis almost (Asus at least). The bulk of 965 boards have Azalia, and a few (expensive ones) have DTS Connect. Some of the 965 boards say they are ready got the quad co...
by Sizzle
Fri Sep 08, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Choosing between a AM2 3800 X2 and E6300 for HTPC build
Replies: 23
Views: 6060

That is the EE 3800 not the 65 watt one he's comparing. Comparison wise the e6300 is closer the 4x00+ tier of X2's in performance. All X2 3800+'s process identically. Well there is some very minor difference between the AM2 and S939 versions, but the only thing different about the EE and SF EE vers...
by Sizzle
Fri Sep 08, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Choosing between a AM2 3800 X2 and E6300 for HTPC build
Replies: 23
Views: 6060

The E6300 isn't always faster than the X2 3800+ at video encoding even . That is the EE 3800 not the 65 watt one he's comparing. Comparison wise the e6300 is closer the 4x00+ tier of X2's in performance. As for undervolting, that is a concept I never really follow. I understand the concept, but pis...
by Sizzle
Fri Sep 08, 2006 8:12 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Choosing between a AM2 3800 X2 and E6300 for HTPC build
Replies: 23
Views: 6060

The e6300 should not be any hotter running but it will mop the floor with the 3800+ performance wise.
by Sizzle
Tue Aug 29, 2006 5:30 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Corsair "Dominator" fanned (!) RAM modules
Replies: 7
Views: 5179

....coming soon to a dual gfx system somewhere with a 700+ watt psu.
by Sizzle
Wed Aug 23, 2006 8:58 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Cooling PWM on motherboard?
Replies: 4
Views: 3978

Re: Cooling PWM on motherboard?

I recently installed a Ninja on my 3800+ system. It is cooling the processor extremely well. Via speedfan, I notice that my processor usually loads at around 42-45, however, I now notice that my PWM loads at 52ish. I'm not sure what reccomended temperature the PWM's on motherboards can safely run a...
by Sizzle
Wed Aug 23, 2006 7:10 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Intel QST: Quest System Technology
Replies: 5
Views: 9186

Thanks. It does not mention this, but everything I have read QST uses some system memory, possibly for calculating the algorithms.
by Sizzle
Tue Aug 22, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Intel QST: Quest System Technology
Replies: 5
Views: 9186

Intel QST: Quest System Technology

Anyone know any detailed information on the Intel QST, Quest System Technology, that is in the new Core 2 Duo motherboards? Aside from this simple description, I can find no detailed info on Intel's site. I have a Gigabyte P965 mobo, and it does not really explain the tech either. From Intel's site:...
by Sizzle
Sat Aug 12, 2006 3:35 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 is now for sale.
Replies: 28
Views: 11316

whats the point? no one can even build a computer that gets anywhere near 750watts. lets say you do an SLI setup with x1900xtx's. i think their rated at 120watts each. add in 100watts for a new core2 duo motherboard/cpu/memory. lets say you get 4 hard drives in like raid 0+1 that are 10k sata, your...
by Sizzle
Fri Aug 11, 2006 4:34 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Conroe E6600 Stock HSF any good?
Replies: 3
Views: 2308

Intel stock hsf uses a 4 pin pwm connector.
by Sizzle
Thu Aug 10, 2006 4:28 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: New rig,AMD or Conroe for the best performance/price?
Replies: 62
Views: 21370

I have a E6300 on the way, looking at any performance tests, it out performs procs that cost quite a bit more then it does.

I did drop some big dollars on my mother board though, but I guess that depends on the features you want.
by Sizzle
Mon Jul 17, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Soooo I bought myself a CoolerMaster 830.. first impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 2291

I've had a 830 for a while now, and I really like it. Just been too busy to post pics and a write up. Maybe soon. By the design if it, it's a difficult case to make quiet.
by Sizzle
Wed Jun 21, 2006 5:32 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Backside of passive MSI 7600 GT or X1600 XT vga card
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

I have the 1600XT, very heavy, but I am happy with the card.
by Sizzle
Tue May 23, 2006 9:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4309
Views: 1611567

Suns of the Tundra.

Now John William's Superman Theme.
by Sizzle
Tue May 23, 2006 4:22 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Where to get Samsung SP80 hard disk with Nidec Motor?
Replies: 5
Views: 1818

I have two 80's for sale in the Deals Section.