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by dukeman
Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:47 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Quiet Modular PSU?
Replies: 20
Views: 5984

I just purchased and installed a Enermax Liberty EL500AWT. you might of got a lemon when you tested it. mine is almost silent. the fan runs at between 870 to 1150 rpm. all i can hear is wind noise but it blends in with my 2 120mm fans running at 7vts. this psu is just as quiet as my 475w enermax noi...
by dukeman
Wed Apr 13, 2005 8:40 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: So what is the 120mm fan of choice right now?
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

i got one of the Nexus fans. It is real quiet but doesnt push much air. I put the fan in the front slot of my case and my temps have dropped about 3c because of the increase in air flow. i dont think this would be a good fan to put on my dangerden heatercore. it doesnt push enought air to cool the r...
by dukeman
Thu Apr 07, 2005 4:50 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Internal watercooling with Antec SX1030 case
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

get some bubblewrap and put it under the pump. it does wonders for vibration.
by dukeman
Tue Apr 05, 2005 9:45 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: So what is the 120mm fan of choice right now?
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

i already read that. it has alot of good info but i have found the best way to find out what is concidered the best is to see what most people are using.
by dukeman
Tue Apr 05, 2005 8:51 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: So what is the 120mm fan of choice right now?
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

Just updated my sig. i am going for a very quiet system. i am currently using the stock fan that came with the antec p160. from the pics you can see how i have it set up. i control the fan with fan control panel. http://www.photojunkyard.com/is.php?i=10823&img=P1010161.JPG http://www.photojunkyard.c...
by dukeman
Tue Apr 05, 2005 7:20 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: So what is the 120mm fan of choice right now?
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

So what is the 120mm fan of choice right now?

I am looking for a good, silent 120mm fan for my setup. I see the Nexus is popular.
by dukeman
Wed Mar 30, 2005 5:45 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Large, quiet, and cool radiator box
Replies: 7
Views: 4629

nice job. i am thinking of going with a external box for my next build. i have the same pump as you do except mine is the dangerden one. my pump makes almost zero noise. i unplugged the pump to see how much noise and vibration it generated and it was almost zero. maybe you got a bum pump or maybe i ...
by dukeman
Tue Mar 15, 2005 6:44 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Undervolting the Danger Den DDC-12V?
Replies: 6
Views: 3137

i just bought the Danger Den DDC-12V last week and have installed it in my system. this pump is almost silent, there is no need to undervolt it. it replaced my swiftech 650 which was pretty quiet but this pump blows it away. with the side of the case on i can not hear it over my fan that is running ...
by dukeman
Mon Aug 16, 2004 4:15 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: New ANTEC Case and new PSU, 3700AMB,3700BQE or 2650BQE?
Replies: 23
Views: 7566

i would suggest you get a antec p160. lots of room for good air flow. i am going to get one in the near future.
by dukeman
Mon Aug 09, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: Can i use my MCW6000-A with a AMD 64 retainer
Replies: 0
Views: 1040

Can i use my MCW6000-A with a AMD 64 retainer

the block is the one with the Stepping Block "The MCW6000 water-block itself ships in two versions: a flat base, suitable for Intel® Pentium® 4, Xeon™, and AMD® K8 generation processors, and a "stepped" base, suitable for AMD® K7 class products. The "step" in the later is necessary to provide ...
by dukeman
Mon Aug 09, 2004 4:48 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: How good are Swiftechs' water blocks?
Replies: 3
Views: 1791

i am using the MCW50 on my vid card. i have been able to oc my card to 410mhz without any artifacts. the gpu block rules.

i am also using the MCW6000-A and have not had any problems with it.
by dukeman
Sun Jul 04, 2004 7:01 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Enermax Noisetaker Question
Replies: 34
Views: 9774

justlnluck. I wonder if you got a bum noisetaker, i love mine above all other supplies i have used. The only time mine ever feels warm is under heavy gaming for over 30mins. I think that has nothing to do with the psu and more to do with case cooling. I cant hear the supply over my water pump if tha...
by dukeman
Sat Jun 26, 2004 4:28 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Low -5.00V, normal?
Replies: 10
Views: 2591

mine also reads -3.55v.

never had any problems with this supply.
by dukeman
Fri Jun 25, 2004 7:19 pm
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

i have redid all my plumbing in a series loop. it is much better to the eye now. i have to wait several days for the artic silver 5 to cure before i get stable temps. i am posting some before and after pics. let me know what you think. After- http://server6.uploadit.org/files/pmanipole-P1010017.JPG ...
by dukeman
Thu Jun 24, 2004 5:27 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

i am wondering if it might be just as efficent to run my system in series. i would run it as follows pump gpu rad1 rad2 cpu F&B pump i think it would really make a difference with the amount of tubes in my system. it would clean it up alot. would there be any temp difference if i ran it in series? r...
by dukeman
Wed Jun 23, 2004 4:20 pm
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

i might try that. the only thing that would change is where the gpu is in the circuit. right now i have pump gpu rads in parrell cpu f&b pump i solved the problem with my pump noise. it was all vibration. i put 1 inch thick foam under it and on the sides. it is now really quiet, not silent, but real...
by dukeman
Wed Jun 23, 2004 6:33 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Enermax Noisetaker Question
Replies: 34
Views: 9774

my EG475P-VE-SFMA has never ramped up above 1100rpm under heavy load. this supply is church mouse quiet and stable as rock. i am now messing with water cooling so i am hoping for near silence after i get this stuff figured out.
by dukeman
Wed Jun 23, 2004 6:28 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

the motherboard tray pops off in the back. it takes 2 minutes to take the motherboard out. A guy suggested that i redo my tubing. he suggested i go- pump y spliter to each radiator input 1 output to gpu 1 output to cpu back to y spliter thru f&b pump inlet i might do this just to clean up the tube m...
by dukeman
Wed Jun 23, 2004 4:46 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

that is weird with your quick connects. i had to really push hard to get them to mount. I put alittle bit of liquid soap on the tubes and really had to push them real hard to make them go in. dont get me wrong, they work just as advertised. i have zero leaks on any of my connections so i am happy wi...
by dukeman
Mon Jun 21, 2004 4:39 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

Finally got everything installed. It was a pain in the butt. Next time I read a review about how it only took 2 hours to install a wc setup I will know they are full of crap. It took about 6 hours to do it. I have pics that I will be putting on my site tonight. First off I must say that the quick co...
by dukeman
Wed Jun 16, 2004 6:51 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

the block i got was MCW6000. this way i figure when i upgrade to AMD 64 i will just have to get a new retainer instead of a whole block.
by dukeman
Wed Jun 16, 2004 4:57 am
Forum: Watercooling
Topic: My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week
Replies: 16
Views: 4951

My Swiftech H20-8600-A with 2 rads arrives this week

HEEEEE HAAAAWWWW I finally ordered my kit. I am getting a H20-8600-A kit, MCW50 GPU block, and another MCR80-F2 for better cooling. I am going to have to mod my case a little to make everything fit but it should be a fun weekend. I am getting sick of the case fans in my system. they are already quie...
by dukeman
Wed Jun 16, 2004 2:27 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Strange Enermax NoiseTaker 475 Specs? Help?
Replies: 6
Views: 2241

i have recently bought this supply. The atx cable is really stiff but all you have to do is take either a hairdryer or a heat gun and warm it up alittle. after that it will bend any way you want it to and when it stiffens again it will never move on you.
by dukeman
Fri Jun 04, 2004 6:00 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: The eternal quest: a PSU that stays quiet under load...
Replies: 13
Views: 3464

i highly recommend the Enermax NoiseTaker EG475P-VE SFMA. I have one and it never becomes audible no matter the load. I have the fan on low setting. my case temp is 35 max under heavy load. the psu will rev up to around 1200rpm when under heavy/hot conditions, this is still inaudible. great supply. ...
by dukeman
Fri Jun 04, 2004 5:56 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Just Bought a EMX-EG475P-VE SFMA that was highly recommeded
Replies: 18
Views: 5288

Hey Mr Pickles, How are you doing with your PSU. I have tried to overload mine several times and have had no luck what so ever. this supply is the best one i have ever used. It is still rock steady and doesnt make a peep. I will be going over to water cooled at the end of the summer so i should have...
by dukeman
Thu May 20, 2004 4:41 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: You've sold me on the Enermax, but does this one look good?
Replies: 17
Views: 3924

i also have the 470W one and it runs great. I can not hear it running over my cpu and case fans. you will love it.

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 446&depa=0
by dukeman
Tue May 18, 2004 5:22 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Just Bought a EMX-EG475P-VE SFMA that was highly recommeded
Replies: 18
Views: 5288

on the fan ramping up i have not seen mine go above 1200rpm with a cpu temp of 54c and a case temp of 35c. that is under heavy load.

with the fan still running after you shut down i can not even hear it running. it runs at very low rpm, just enought to move a little air.
by dukeman
Wed May 12, 2004 6:59 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Just Bought a EMX-EG475P-VE SFMA that was highly recommeded
Replies: 18
Views: 5288

using fan mate my powersupply rpm hovers around 800rpm at idle and up to 1000 rpm under heavy load. she is dead silent at these rpms. i can not hear the powersupply over my panaflo L1a fans. the secret of the stiff atx cable is to heat it with a hairdryer or heatgun and then bend it the way you need...
by dukeman
Tue May 11, 2004 5:44 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Found several Blown caps on MB, what are they for
Replies: 10
Views: 2571

i think i will replace them myself. i dont want to be 4 weeks with out a computer. where can i get caps for a decent price?