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by v3n
Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: Notebook Systems
Topic: List of fanless laptops
Replies: 156
Views: 240454

Re: List of fanless laptops

http://www.techtoys2go.com/mba-d16

same as the Nav13x but better priced, seems to have a fan inside according to the pics in here http://www.mediafire.com/?3iciod1ye11p7s3
by v3n
Wed Jan 07, 2009 3:19 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Quiet / Noisy Monitor Survey
Replies: 272
Views: 344090

LG L1954TQ

I have 3 of these and only one is emmitting whine @ 50% brightness
by v3n
Wed Aug 15, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: P180 Case temps - large difference with side panel off
Replies: 51
Views: 19428

GPU cooling design needs some radical change as the amount of heat created by these Uber cards is getting silly

My GPU idles at 50c and it has a PCI X-fi 1mm below it so I have no idea how it gets any air

I think external heatpipes extending out of the back of the case would be great 8)
by v3n
Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Notebook Systems
Topic: FAN control & START/STOP temps: Mini Reviews | ADD YOURS
Replies: 27
Views: 40281

IBM Thinkpad x31 P-M 1.6GHz Banias, ATI Mobility Radeon, 1GB Ram, 40GB Fujitzu 4200rpm HDD - The air intake is below the laptop on its base. Allowing this area to be open to the air allows it to run without the fan coming on. CPU is undervolted by 0.2v per step. Temps for fan to kick in TBA - 'Thin...
by v3n
Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:51 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Passive Video Cards
Replies: 5
Views: 3202

my passive 6200 AGP runs past 70c when decoding mpeg2 without a fan and is rock solid
by v3n
Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: ATI HD 2600 and HD 2400
Replies: 79
Views: 50502

should be good for oldersystems wanting to watch HD video
by v3n
Thu Jun 14, 2007 6:28 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: my new rig - opteron 180 in antec P-182
Replies: 16
Views: 10547

nice setup

what temps do u get after an hour or so of Orthos blend :?:
by v3n
Wed May 16, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: Notebook Systems
Topic: FAN control & START/STOP temps: Mini Reviews | ADD YOURS
Replies: 27
Views: 40281

IBM Thinkpad x31 P-M 1.6GHz Banias, ATI Mobility Radeon, 1GB Ram, 40GB Fujitzu 4200rpm HDD - The air intake is below the laptop on its base. Allowing this area to be open to the air allows it to run without the fan coming on. CPU is undervolted by 0.2v per step. Temps for fan to kick in TBA - 'Think...
by v3n
Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Project: Dark Forces
Replies: 18
Views: 12035

Awesome job

Whats the voltage on the CPU?

Whats stoppint you get to 4ghz?
by v3n
Sun Oct 15, 2006 7:33 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Titan Amanda TEC Cooler
Replies: 7
Views: 3220

by v3n
Wed Oct 11, 2006 7:26 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: 7900gto or 7950gt
Replies: 41
Views: 24896

v3n wrote:
Cant feel any air coming from the cooler but will test it later when ive done more game testing when the gpu is burnt in
this was because I hadnt taken the backplate off from the case :lol:

should see some better temps now 8)
by v3n
Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:16 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: 7900gto or 7950gt
Replies: 41
Views: 24896

In 2D mode Forceware clocks the GPU to 275mhz 8) (saw this in Everest)

Nici

I'll look into that HR-05-SLi cooler but If im to go SLI which would make sense in the future with this quality card I will probably mod a spare zalman
by v3n
Tue Oct 10, 2006 8:01 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: 7900gto or 7950gt
Replies: 41
Views: 24896

Ive just stuck an MSI 7900 GTO into my gaming rig as my 6800GT in BF2142 wasnt enjoyable and GTR2 needed a boost Ive stuck it in the bottom SLI slot of my DFI mobo ( non-modded zalman NB cooler in way of top SLI slot) and the cooler is 3mm above the X-Fi in the bottom pci slot so it doesnt get much ...
by v3n
Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:03 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: CustomPC's latest review of fans has totally confused me!
Replies: 28
Views: 23637

Ive got the Magazine and read the article which I thought was good but I do like hearing the noise signature which SPCR reviews provide. Bought the recommened Silent Eagle 1000 120mm via Ebay for my HTPC's rear fan as I fancy'd testing it to see if it was better than the Nexus 120mm's which Ive been...
by v3n
Wed Sep 20, 2006 8:54 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Silent DVD drive
Replies: 47
Views: 52313

My Nec 3520a is loud when burning @ 8x or full speed reading. If it's being used for DVD playback try Nero DriveSpeed. I can use it to adjust maximum allowed speed and spin down times. set it to like 2x or 4x for DVD and you'll be good. I have the same drive and it makes a noticeble annoying rattle...
by v3n
Mon Sep 18, 2006 11:38 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung Spinpoint T - 300 & 400 GB
Replies: 74
Views: 63654

my HD400LD from my server is now being RMA'd as Smart detected that the Reallocated Sector Count was critical with over 3000 bad sectors :x Shame as it was running fine with no problems performance wise Speedfan gave it a health rating of 0% so I didnt wanna wait for it to fail hope the next disk is...
by v3n
Sat Jul 15, 2006 7:41 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Samsung Spinpoint T - 300 & 400 GB
Replies: 74
Views: 63654

My new HD400LD has arrived from OCUK :) Compared to my suspended p80 and p120 drives which I only ever hear the seeks off I agree with Alfred that they are slightly muted on this newer model. Temp wise I noticed it runs a few degree's C cooler in open air than my Maxtor DM+9 and 7200.7 Im happy with...
by v3n
Sat May 20, 2006 8:35 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: New Zalman NB cooler.
Replies: 8
Views: 4290

nice find 8)

I was just about to purchase 2x ZM-NB47J for an A8N-E and a NF7-S v2

Doubt the NF7-S will need this new one but the A8N-E will be better off with this improvement
by v3n
Mon Apr 24, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: s12 430w: Noisy fan
Replies: 14
Views: 4395

just stuck a s430 in my Socket A htpc and its fan is inaudible :D
by v3n
Fri Apr 14, 2006 11:27 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Geforce Ti4200, looking for cooling that's quiet/silent
Replies: 9
Views: 4034

I've underclocked my Ti 4200 to try to cool down the case There is an article here http://www.overclockers.com.au/techstuff/a_coolbits/ that has all you need to over/underclock your card. This should help reduce your case temps, and it's pretty easy adjust if you want performance for gaming. Also I...
by v3n
Tue Mar 08, 2005 9:35 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Noisetaker 485w develops non-fan related Noise (Listen)
Replies: 7
Views: 2697

its gone back and for the last time its not a fan :x
by v3n
Sun Mar 06, 2005 3:32 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: DFI NF4 Motherboards
Replies: 102
Views: 67028

highest ive seen the chipset reach is about 43c after hours of cs:s and there is little to no airflow around it tbh the other temp probe often goes higher to about 46c and so im thinking of sticking 2 nexus fans off the side of the 120mm on the xp-120 as my ram run very hot to the touch :shock: ambi...
by v3n
Sat Mar 05, 2005 9:38 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Noisetaker 485w develops non-fan related Noise (Listen)
Replies: 7
Views: 2697

Its not a fan as when its powered down the fans continue to run and the clicking goes away, i tried running valve stress test and the noise increased a lot :shock:

Im not gonna risk using it anymore and its going back to OCUK
by v3n
Sat Mar 05, 2005 3:59 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Noisetaker 485w develops non-fan related Noise (Listen)
Replies: 7
Views: 2697

Noisetaker 485w develops non-fan related Noise (Listen)

Noisetaker 485w sound is linked below

Before it gets RMA'd Id like to know what this noise is:

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/tom.cooper/noise.wav

its a high pitched clicking which sounds like sparks :x

was very happy with it until now
by v3n
Fri Feb 25, 2005 1:41 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: My Enermax 420W Noisetaker.
Replies: 6
Views: 2649

im very pleased with my 485w noisetaker and ive yet to hear it ramp up too 8)
by v3n
Fri Feb 25, 2005 1:39 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: News - AcoustiPack for Antec 3700 BQE
Replies: 21
Views: 5453

I got it and love it, very easy to install and it reduced the rattle/hum from the case but i now need to suspend the hdd to remove more
by v3n
Wed Feb 23, 2005 9:34 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Removing NB47J from mobo - how difficult is it?
Replies: 10
Views: 2555

I removed mine when i did the SLI mod and it came out very easy but i used arctic sliver 5 as the compound
by v3n
Wed Feb 23, 2005 9:32 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: XP-120 loose with A64 chip?
Replies: 14
Views: 4853

mine is quite loose but the cpu idles @ 26 with 1.5v and 2.5ghz so i know its fine 8)
by v3n
Sun Feb 20, 2005 5:04 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Nforce4 plans - need clearance info & your thoughts.
Replies: 57
Views: 19185

Done the pencil mod and changed jumper to sli mode and got 8x pci-x on the lower slot :D got a 2k increase in 3dmark 2001 from 22k to 24k just with that mod added coolbits and it chose a overclock on GPU and got to 26k in 2001 http://service.futuremark.com/compare?2k1=8439246 tried 2k3 and went from...
by v3n
Sat Feb 19, 2005 3:15 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Nforce4 plans - need clearance info & your thoughts.
Replies: 57
Views: 19185

I'll try it out with the pencil mod and see if my 3dmark score improves 8)