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by spookmineer
Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: XBitLabs reviews a fanless case - Nofen Set A40
Replies: 0
Views: 704

XBitLabs reviews a fanless case - Nofen Set A40

Nofen Set A40

A small case, suited for ATX.
Also a huge fanless heatsink for the CPU, for a TDP up to 100 Watt.
The case comes with a PSU as well, and not a single fan in the entire case.

Downside is the price.
by spookmineer
Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Super Efficient Cars [very large pictures]
Replies: 387
Views: 275594

Re: Super Efficient Cars [very large pictures]

At the end of the 2nd movie, did someone say "blow baby, blow"? :shock:

The 3rd movie is so fun to watch, all these volunteers with such enthusiasm! I didn't know Alexandra Paul was involved with "who killed the electric car", that movie is a must see. Period.
by spookmineer
Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:17 am
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Lian Li PC-Q08 Mini-ITX Mini Tower Case
Replies: 53
Views: 45272

Re:

With a dualcore Atom board, 4gb memory, 32gb SSD (for os) & quiet 400w PSU, a base file server in this case would cost <$600. Add Ubuntu server (or WHS for another $100) and you're ready for up to 6 2tb drives. What OS is preferred here, a 32 GB SSD seems overkill...? FreeNAS can be installed on a ...
by spookmineer
Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: CPU with higher TDP - Impact on needed fan speed?
Replies: 7
Views: 1362

Used the Noctua NH-U12P (old model) on my E8400 (65 W, dualcore). Idle was <40'C, load never went over 50'C. Bought an i5-760 (95 W, quadcore) and a mounting kit for the cooler. With the same cooler at the same RPM (900-1000 RPM with the ULNA), idle is still <40'C (38'C typical) but load goes up to...
by spookmineer
Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: CPU with higher TDP - Impact on needed fan speed?
Replies: 7
Views: 1362

I was afraid you were going to say that... ;) Was hoping for some of the experiences, maybe someone here has changed the CPU in an otherwise unchanged system and remembers/logged the changes in temperature, or rather how much faster the fan had to go to keep things in the same temperature range. Som...
by spookmineer
Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:20 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: CPU with higher TDP - Impact on needed fan speed?
Replies: 7
Views: 1362

CPU with higher TDP - Impact on needed fan speed?

The description is a bit cryptic... Someone has a 65W CPU and cools it using a heatsink with a fan at 600 RPM. What would be the impact on the needed fan speed if he went for a 95W CPU? Or even a 125W CPU? I try to imagine what the impact would be but it's hard. Most of the time, the CPU will idle o...
by spookmineer
Sun Aug 29, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Modern Phrases That Confuse Me
Replies: 92
Views: 21762

It's funny that you question that ask.
by spookmineer
Thu Jul 29, 2010 2:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who's going to run out and see "Inception", "
Replies: 22
Views: 3663

In other words, if The Matrix and Inception went head to head at The Oscars, The Matrix would win hands down in most categories. Sad that it's >10 years old, sadder that Hollywood really hasn't progressed much in 10 years. I don't know... When the matrix was released, people said "bullet time" film...
by spookmineer
Tue Jul 27, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 100 Movie Quotes in 200 seconds
Replies: 5
Views: 1437

Re: 100 Movie Quotes in 200 seconds

aristide1 wrote:Sadly missing is the epic "Dodge this!" and one from Aliens that I won't entirely repeat here but starts "I don't know which species is worse...." from Aliens.
Or "it's game over man, game over!".
by spookmineer
Sun Jul 18, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who's going to run out and see "Inception", "
Replies: 22
Views: 3663

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0796117/ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0796117/board Meanwhile look at these comments for Inception: http://www.imdb.com/news/ni3342786/ As a writer and director, the lowest score he gets is a 4.3, the highest is a 8.2. Steven Spielberg, as a director, gets a lowest score of...
by spookmineer
Fri Jul 16, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who's going to run out and see "Inception", "
Replies: 22
Views: 3663

From the mind of "Shamalamadingdong" or something like that. He's made many a dud in the past. The audience actually laughs when they see his name. He's that bad. That's pretty degrading. What duds did he make in the past? Certainly not Unbreakable or The sixth sense. Ok, The happening wasn't very ...
by spookmineer
Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Donnie Darko - I still don't quite get it. (Spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 2338

m1st, great post, I think we're somewhere on the same line... Regarding "No country for old men", I'm taking a leap here, but if it's about being "comfortable"watching a movie... Some of the great(est) movies aren't comfortable to watch at all. That's not the point of them. If you were to watch "The...
by spookmineer
Fri Jul 09, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Donnie Darko - I still don't quite get it. (Spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 2338

From the Donnie Darko Wiki: Again, there is great room for different interpretations, but this is more or less what I got from the movie. What I also took away from the movie was that it was Donnie's personal choice to set the universe right (ie., save the 'actual' universe). The calculus seems pre...
by spookmineer
Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Donnie Darko - I still don't quite get it. (Spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 2338

Not all movies can be explained... merely experienced. Like Memento? Well... I thought that was quite easy to follow, once you figure out the editing is flipped around (a bit like Pulp Fiction but then chronologically from back to front). I thought it was a good idea to make the viewer experience t...
by spookmineer
Sun Jul 04, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Donnie Darko - I still don't quite get it. (Spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 2338

Not all movies can be explained... merely experienced...

People have gone mad over analyzing the Back to the future trilogy. Just enjoy them.
by spookmineer
Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: antec p18# series owners question
Replies: 6
Views: 1756

I removed the rear grill and the top front grill.

In theory, removing the grill will improve the airflow 25-40%, because the airflow will have less obstruction.
For the same airflow, the fan(s) will be able to spin at a lower RPM and still achieve the same CFM, and the same cooling.
by spookmineer
Tue May 18, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Life Sucks
Replies: 92
Views: 26967

I choose life too. I'd like to, but sometimes I feel like life hasn't chosen me. Our parents chose to impose life on us. And now that you're in the game, you're hooked, no matter how shitty life gets. You still have a choice to disagree with your parents. That's what makes the guy in the video a bi...
by spookmineer
Mon May 17, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Life Sucks
Replies: 92
Views: 26967

There is no "point" to life. Again, all of it comes down to personal beliefs. If you want to believe there is no point, it's certainly your right to believe whatever you want to. I choose life and I choose to believe in something greater than nothing. I choose life too. I don't think there is a poi...
by spookmineer
Mon May 17, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Life Sucks
Replies: 92
Views: 26967

There is no "point" to life. The guy in the video is either very depressed or he likes to make other people depressed. The only way I can watch it is by saying it's a satire and laugh my ass off. Maybe the smarter one is, the more likely it is to become very depressed or to be overwhelmed with all t...
by spookmineer
Thu May 06, 2010 6:45 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Suspended HDDs, still have some case vibration
Replies: 5
Views: 944

Re: Suspended HDDs, still have some case vibration

Deucal wrote:Did I perhaps tighten them too much?
The further you tighten them up, the more you reach a rigid connection. Tighten them too fast, and you negate the positive property of elastic band.
by spookmineer
Sat May 01, 2010 7:23 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Blocking my P183's Top Vent
Replies: 18
Views: 4845

I used sticky foam (3 mm, one side peel off sticker). Because the fan grill is slightly higher than the top of the case, I cut out one piece of foam in the shape of the fan grill. I put the sticky side down , then used a larger piece of foam with the sticky side up, so the two sticky sides are facin...
by spookmineer
Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Donate for Reviews
Topic: Donate for Reviews FAQ
Replies: 15
Views: 139556

Re: Donate for Reviews FAQ

aristide1 wrote:
MikeC wrote:To [email protected] with the header, "Donate: Review Tesla Roadster"
And what will be the post review price on this item?

:mrgreen:
Moreover, can I test it? 8)
by spookmineer
Tue Apr 13, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Project: Hush!
Replies: 67
Views: 35700

How does the heat get from the heat sources to the cooler. The heat sources presumably are the CPU the GPU, and the North/South Bridge. It's a large self-made reserator (very nice!), the waterblocks and pumps need to be added and with some tubing you have the loop. I wonder how much volume this wil...
by spookmineer
Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Donate for Reviews
Topic: Donate for Reviews FAQ
Replies: 15
Views: 139556

Re: Donate for Reviews FAQ

The link for donation doesn't point to PayPal... Q8: Will my donation for review count toward anything else? If they meet or exceed donation requirements for SPCR Friend, Patron & Lifetime Patron status, then the appropriate tags will be awarded to your forum ID. These status ranks will have other v...
by spookmineer
Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Seven - and now Eight Years of SPCR!
Replies: 78
Views: 63878

Happy birthday SPCR!
by spookmineer
Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Water Cooling Heresy
Replies: 34
Views: 228416

ces wrote:See for reference

Corsair H50 Hydro Series Pump noisy for a Silent PC
viewtopic.php?p=503095#503095
That is to watercooling what a boxed cooler is to aircooling.
by spookmineer
Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: If you could ask God one question ...
Replies: 357
Views: 115250

Things he proposed in the past: to forbid the Quran (not the Bible or any other holy book) I dont agree with that. You don't agree to his opinion, or that he said this? If the latter: 'Qur'an should be banned' - Wilders strikes again Mr Wilders says the Qur'an (Koran) is a fascist book which promot...
by spookmineer
Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Can a Zalman Reserator 1 V2 handle a Core i7 and a 5870 GFX?
Replies: 20
Views: 23546

Ces, I think no matter what arguments one holds, watercooling is not for you. I'll try to reply to your comments and answer your questions: Personally, I think CPU's can "easily" be aircooled. Pick the CPU with care, considering the TDP. The difference between a 65 and 95 W CPU is quite substantial....
by spookmineer
Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: If you could ask God one question ...
Replies: 357
Views: 115250

Both you and Pat don't have a clue. Enlighten me, so I do have a clue, what Pat says in that video ties up with what I have read in the news, he just puts it more bluntly and from his angle (obviously a different angle to the newspapers). Please tell me how this is not simply a "Heresy trial" for a...
by spookmineer
Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: If you could ask God one question ...
Replies: 357
Views: 115250

Post resurrected due to heresy trial of Geert Wilders in the Netherlands. Pat as always has pointed out all of the things about this retarded descision by the dutch courts to take a Politician through the courts for "Heresy", who has been disallowed most of his witnesses, and the truth is not submi...