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by capleton
Thu Nov 17, 2005 3:11 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: finally! almost ready to build, need advice
Replies: 15
Views: 3266

5 cm, seems like a pretty close call. would the cooling be good if it were rotated? oh, and jab-tech no longer sells the xp-120. eitherway, would this card still be more beneficial than the added gig of ram?
by capleton
Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:48 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: finally! almost ready to build, need advice
Replies: 15
Views: 3266

If the XP-120 fits your motherboard, I would recommend getting that over the SI-120. Its ~25mm shorter so it will be easier for the ASUS 6600GT to fit. might have been a good idea; unfortunately i already ordered the SI-120 and the nexus fans from Jab-tech. I think i might be stuck with the SI-120 ...
by capleton
Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:57 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: finally! almost ready to build, need advice
Replies: 15
Views: 3266

Thanks for all the input! Alright, so when i was looking at the pictures of the MB, I saw this blue connector on one of the accesory backplates, turns out that its a "COM port". i guess this is my noobie side talking, but what the *&)(*^ is a COM port? anyway, thanks for that link, warriorpoet, but ...
by capleton
Thu Nov 17, 2005 11:29 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: finally! almost ready to build, need advice
Replies: 15
Views: 3266

...crickets...
by capleton
Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:46 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: finally! almost ready to build, need advice
Replies: 15
Views: 3266

Awesome! thanks for all the help, so here is what ive got it to: Antec SLK-3000b case Asus A8N-SLI premium Athlon 3000+ Venice Corsair Value Select (2x 1GB) Seasonic S12-430 2x Samsung SpinPoint P 200GB SI-120 with Arctic Silver 5 I figure the SI-120, since it doesnt have fins that extend to the bas...
by capleton
Wed Nov 16, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: finally! almost ready to build, need advice
Replies: 15
Views: 3266

finally! almost ready to build, need advice

I'm finally going to build a new PC, been wanting to for about a year, but didnt have the funds. This will be my first build. From looking at posts and reading reviews, ive narrowed it down somewhat, but i still cant decide on a few things, and need some pretty specific advice. I also wanted to see ...
by capleton
Wed Oct 12, 2005 11:24 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: ASUS announces new SLI motherboards w/ passive cooling
Replies: 24
Views: 9987

anybody have any ideas on whether or not it would cool the northbridge any better than the sli-premium?
by capleton
Mon May 02, 2005 2:34 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: would a phantom work?
Replies: 5
Views: 1701

awesome. thanks for the help. :D
by capleton
Mon May 02, 2005 2:26 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: would a phantom work?
Replies: 5
Views: 1701

anybody?

Am I posting in the wrong spot?
by capleton
Mon May 02, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: "Venice" Athlon 64 power & heat review
Replies: 91
Views: 50353

im building a new system, and had intended on using the winchester 3000, would upgrading to the venice be worth it? as in thermal performance/price?

sorry, this might not be the right place to post that question :?
by capleton
Mon May 02, 2005 11:03 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: would a phantom work?
Replies: 5
Views: 1701

i just thought that maybe it would be quieter with the silent psu... as long as i can run it with one fan though (two with the HSF). maybe i could add another nexus 120 to the front. does anybody have any thoughts or suggestions on this?
by capleton
Mon May 02, 2005 6:54 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: would a phantom work?
Replies: 5
Views: 1701

would a phantom work?

I posted a little while ago, here is what I was going to order in a couple days: Antec Solution SLK3000-B Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ASUS A8N-E Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Winchester Integrated into Chip FSB Socket 939 Processor CORSAIR ValueS...
by capleton
Wed Apr 27, 2005 2:09 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: newbie tries to build silent and stable system
Replies: 16
Views: 4298

alright then, im gonna wait for my next paycheck in a couple weeks, then its ordering time. ill let yall know how it goes
by capleton
Wed Apr 27, 2005 1:35 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: newbie tries to build silent and stable system
Replies: 16
Views: 4298

awesome, thanks. so aside from a couple small quibles, this seems like a solid system to everybody?

-capleton
by capleton
Wed Apr 27, 2005 11:37 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: newbie tries to build silent and stable system
Replies: 16
Views: 4298

sorry

oops, my bad, my mind is shot right now sorry, i had meant the coolermaster wavemaster, same questions apply about tamptek (expecially b/c its alluminum) my main concern as far as cases go, is to have a front door covering the 5inch drive bays since the drive and the removeable hd im going to put in...
by capleton
Wed Apr 27, 2005 11:25 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: newbie tries to build silent and stable system
Replies: 16
Views: 4298

bluefront, what do you recommend as a good silent case? ive been looking at the tj05 with the temp and fan control; i would try to tamptek it too, just seems like a lot of $. Anybody have experience with this case? without damptek? Im not even sure that the kit would fit into the case as it is suppo...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 10:15 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: newbie tries to build silent and stable system
Replies: 16
Views: 4298

newbie tries to build silent and stable system

here is my current idea for a system, this will be my first build. Antec Solution SLK3000-B Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ASUS A8N-E Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Winchester Integrated into Chip FSB Socket 939 Processor CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 10:06 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

awesome, thanks a lot. alright, im gonna start a new thread now and see what the overall consensus is on my new system. Thanks soo much for all the help!

-capleton
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:42 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

well you are getting paid in making yourself look like an absolute god, and me like a wanna-be. :shock: Thanks sooo much bro, you have no idea how helpful all this is. my very last question is how do i know if stuff is in stock at jab-tech or not? thanks again, -capleton I think i might start a new ...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:27 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

hey. i think that is a newegg misprint. they list the s12-380 as delivering 330w power. i dont know, do you think i should get in touch with them? also, i couldnt find the xp-90 in alluminum at jab-tech, they only have the copper version (granted for the same price as the allum. on newegg) I was con...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:09 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

(two of those seagates)
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:08 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

new system

alright, first, thanks for all the help everybody, couldnt have done it w/o yall. samwc, i do want a somewhat powerfull system, one that can do everything faster, and that has a few added capabilities, like OS monitoring of the raid array (what has your experience been with this m0002a?) and well, k...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 7:39 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

Image

thats the card im going to put in. does it look any longer than your 6600GT?
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

awesome! I saw the diagram with the dust filter, thank you! alright, i think i will opt for the lower wattage s12. will the 380 be sufficient, or should i opt for a 430? I will eventually throw in an audigy 4, or eventually an even better card once it comes out. and i will probably have 4 sata drive...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 7:30 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: xp-90 and xp-90c and swiftech mcx6400-v
Replies: 6
Views: 2156

awesome, thanks.
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 6:56 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: xp-90 and xp-90c and swiftech mcx6400-v
Replies: 6
Views: 2156

xp-90 and xp-90c and swiftech mcx6400-v

im building a new system, and i had intended on getting the alluminum version of the xp-90, but now im wondering about the copper. It seems to way in at 690g, im assuming it would be above 800g with a fan. is that too much stress on the motherboard? oh yeah, and does anybody know anything about the ...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 6:34 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

thanks for all the help!!!! yes, i do want raid 1 b/c i lost a lot of valuable stuff a couple years ago and have been paranoid about drive failure since. i think i miss-named what i thought to be a hot swap drive. what i wanted was capability to use another drive in the array that would stay dormant...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: S12s
Replies: 8
Views: 2683

S12s

does anybody here know what the audible difference between the s12-500 and the lower s12s would be. Im getting this PS for the connections (3x SATA) and the pci-e, and im wondering if the noise will be noticeably different from the s12-300 for example or the s12-430. Any thoughts? Also, I saw that s...
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 3:41 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

figured it out

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i dont know how big those cards usually are, so i dont know if the zalman nb would interfere.
by capleton
Tue Apr 26, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

NEED HELP!!! newbie system questions, cant find answers :(

Hey! although im new to the spcr forums, im by no means new to the site. I have been thinking of building a new computer, and all my decisions the past couple months have been largely influenced by this site. There was no way i would go through with my build without consulting everyone here first. T...