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by taznz
Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:43 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Virtually Silent 4.2TB Media PC.
Replies: 2
Views: 1865

Re: Virtually Silent 4.2TB Media PC.

Very impressive, How did you mount that Hard Drive Cage? It's just riveted to the bottom of the case, I used the original mounting holes from where it was riveted in the CM Storm Scout case, I just had to make a few measurement and drill four holes in the bottom of the case for the rivets. It's not...
by taznz
Sat Dec 04, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Virtually Silent 4.2TB Media PC.
Replies: 2
Views: 1865

Virtually Silent 4.2TB Media PC.

This is the lastest incarnation of my Media PC, I keep upgrading it to keep pace with my storage needs and my changing usage habits. System Spec: AMD Athlon II X2 260u (25W TDP) processor. Thermaltake Sonic Tower passive CPU cooler. Thermalright Customized AM2 RM (Rev.B) retention bracket. MSI 890GX...
by taznz
Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Silent Gaming System Build Guide
Replies: 36
Views: 32019

Re: Silent Gaming System Build Guide

I don't want to be rude but somebody really needs to work on their cable management skills. I build a test system for work about a month and half ago with almost the same spec as the one in the review. After testing we never put it into production but the test box was still laying around, so I grabb...
by taznz
Thu Oct 30, 2008 5:05 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Seasonic S12 Fan Upgrade
Replies: 72
Views: 48655

I just replaced the fan in my S12II-330 with a Scythe S-FLEX 1600rpm, yesterday. It does make a difference, the whine of the HDD is now definitely the loudest noise left. I routed the new fan's RPM line out of the PSU and onto one of the fan headers on the motherboard so I can monitor the speed. It...
by taznz
Thu Oct 30, 2008 5:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Ethernet cable question
Replies: 11
Views: 2933

If your going to install it in the walls, go CAT7 (basically CAT6 STP) rated to 100Gbit/s, it make the setup future proof, no need to re-run cable at a later date to support new technology. It's more expensive and is harder to find, but worth it in the long run, also good to use if your routing cabl...