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by pablo
Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:53 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Quiet Overclocked Quad Core in a Sonata I
Replies: 12
Views: 7457

Previously I was using a AC PWM sharing fan so it was tied to the CPU fans speed of 480 RPM before ramp up.
by pablo
Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:49 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Quiet Overclocked Quad Core in a Sonata I
Replies: 12
Views: 7457

I have tried all 3 of nick705's ideas. The results are... Cutting out the rear exhaust grill: Very easy with a small pair of wire cutters, didn't even remove the fan! May have had a very small impact on motherboard temps and turbulence noise. I cant say it has made a big enough difference for me to ...
by pablo
Fri Apr 18, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Quiet Overclocked Quad Core in a Sonata I
Replies: 12
Views: 7457

Quiet Overclocked Quad Core in a Sonata I

Here is my latest build in my trusty fiveish year old Sonata I case. Its almost silent all the time except when I load it up with Prime95 + TAT and WinRAR to stress test it, where it is still very quiet and totally stable. This is the result of a few months research (mainly here) and trial and error...
by pablo
Fri Apr 18, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: WD Caviar SE16 single-platter 320GB hard drive poll
Replies: 54
Views: 68814

Any Kiwis know which version we are likely to get here from the main wholesalers?