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by PCGUY
Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: GV-NX66T128VP OR ATI X1300 recommendation
Replies: 2
Views: 1485

Thanks Anglekiller. Yes I have the 6600GT but looking at your answers i would leave the x1300 card ASIS. I do some photoshop work but not gaming.
by PCGUY
Sat Mar 03, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: GV-NX66T128VP OR ATI X1300 recommendation
Replies: 2
Views: 1485

GV-NX66T128VP OR ATI X1300 recommendation

Hi, specs about GV-NX66T128VP http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/VGA/Products_Overview.aspx?ProductID=1216 specs about ATI X1300 which came with my gateway is mentioned here http://www.gateway.com/configurator.php?product_recid=529663733&fromPage=/systems/product/product_detail.php The primary usag...
by PCGUY
Fri Jan 07, 2005 4:48 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Seasonic tornado 300w - Test at no load
Replies: 8
Views: 2051

Any ideas guys! Maybe mike can answer this?
by PCGUY
Thu Jan 06, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Seasonic tornado 300w - Test at no load
Replies: 8
Views: 2051

Ok how can i test weather the PSU is fine without connecting to the mobo?
by PCGUY
Thu Jan 06, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Seasonic tornado 300w - Test at no load
Replies: 8
Views: 2051

Seasonic tornado 300w - Test at no load

I just received revision A3 from newegg.com and tried the green and black trick to start the PSU - It does'nt start - Does this mean that the PSU is dead on arrival??
by PCGUY
Sun Jan 02, 2005 6:02 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Intel 815EEA Mobo with Pentium 3 - CPU cooler suggestion
Replies: 6
Views: 1562

Thanks for all the suggestions. Can somebody suggest an appropriate PSU - The config is as follows:

1. 815E INTEL mobo with PENTIUM III 733
2. 1 GB MEMORY
3. CD DRIVE
4. 2 IDE HARD DRIVES
5. NO GRPAHIC CARD

Thanks
by PCGUY
Sun Jan 02, 2005 3:23 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Intel 815EEA Mobo with Pentium 3 - CPU cooler suggestion
Replies: 6
Views: 1562

How fast a PIII are we talking about?
Pentium III 733 mhz CPU
by PCGUY
Sun Jan 02, 2005 9:59 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Intel 815EEA Mobo with Pentium 3 - CPU cooler suggestion
Replies: 6
Views: 1562

Intel 815EEA Mobo with Pentium 3 - CPU cooler suggestion

I have the INTEL 815EEA mobo compatible with Pentium 3 chipset - Can you suggest a quite CPU cooler - The suggest list in SPCR is mostly for PENTIUM 4 mobo
by PCGUY
Sun Jan 02, 2005 8:19 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Smallest ATX Case suggestion - Please
Replies: 5
Views: 1983

Smallest ATX Case suggestion - Please

I have an old rig which I am planning to strip and build a server. The config is as follows: 1. Pentium III 733 mhz (I know this is old (:- ) 2. 1 GB memory 3. Two hard drives (20 gb and 46 gb) 4. CD drive I also would like to change the PSU for the above. I am looking for the SMALLEST ATX case for ...
by PCGUY
Sat Jul 17, 2004 10:37 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Who said ALUMINIUM cases cannot make a silent PC?
Replies: 4
Views: 3936

and i assume the other drive fronts (hiding the ports in the 5.25 slot) are probably just black and not brushed anyway, right?
YES
by PCGUY
Sat Jul 17, 2004 10:08 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Who said ALUMINIUM cases cannot make a silent PC?
Replies: 4
Views: 3936

btw, your lian li looks really good... except for those non-matching white drive fronts. doesn't that drive you nuts? Thanks for your comments. I tried - read my sad story at http://forums.silentpcreview.com/viewtopic.php?t=14321 My next project is to paint the stuff black. Do you know of a brand a...
by PCGUY
Sat Jul 17, 2004 9:32 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Who said ALUMINIUM cases cannot make a silent PC?
Replies: 4
Views: 3936

Who said ALUMINIUM cases cannot make a silent PC?

Here is my configuration: 1. LIAN LI PC-61 2. ZALMAN ZM400B-APS PSU 3. SAMSUNG SATA 160 GB X 2 in RAID 0 array 4. ATI AIW 9800 PRO video card 5. Audigy zs platinum sound card 6. PCI card modem 7. ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe mobo 8. 1 GB memory CORSAIR XMS 9. TOP and BACK fan PANAFLO L1A fan 10. All fans an...
by PCGUY
Fri Jul 16, 2004 9:25 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Never buy a SAMSUNG!! Hard Drive - THEY can WHINE
Replies: 7
Views: 4058

I have 2 SATA SP1614C samsungs and they are extemely quite :D

I cannot hear this stuff even during seeks - Offcourse I used EARS grommet to secure them.

Touch wood, it is working for the last couple of months!

Probably you got the batch that was defective.
by PCGUY
Wed Jun 09, 2004 6:35 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 12v to 7v cable - Like this Where can I get one?
Replies: 11
Views: 3379

Thanks for all the help! Rusty075 will not work for me because I need something for my 2 pin panaflo fans!
by PCGUY
Wed Jun 09, 2004 3:53 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: 12v to 7v cable - Like this Where can I get one?
Replies: 11
Views: 3379

12v to 7v cable - Like this Where can I get one?

The one from jab-tech is 12v to 9v as seen here http://www.jab-tech.com/customer/produc ... 105&page=1 I am looking for identical one but need 12v to 7v - Any suggestions where I can buy one???
by PCGUY
Fri May 28, 2004 6:11 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Panaflo 2pin to 3pin mod?
Replies: 4
Views: 1446

Normally the wires are color coded.

Make sure that the RED pins are connected togeather and then you can meke sure that the other pin is in sync
by PCGUY
Sat May 22, 2004 9:05 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Directron.com
Replies: 7
Views: 1926

I thought panaflo L1A is the quitest but the directron article suggests the quietest is enermax UC-001B-TC - Has anybody in this forums used this fan and how does it compare with panaflo L1A?
by PCGUY
Fri May 21, 2004 2:19 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: does the samsung serial ata drives accept regular power?
Replies: 9
Views: 2122

OEM DOES NOT come with cable - I bought mine from zipzoomfly.com
by PCGUY
Thu May 20, 2004 5:45 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: does the samsung serial ata drives accept regular power?
Replies: 9
Views: 2122

what about the samsung serial ata devices? do they require teh special serial ata, and serial adapter for those like me who don't have one?
Yes
by PCGUY
Thu May 20, 2004 3:25 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: HELP! New E4252 doesn't power up. bad PSU? switch? other?
Replies: 30
Views: 12182

I would suggest what MikeC had mentioned for testing the PSU.

Also try to do what is known as minimum boot as suggested by Ralf - Here is an excellent article on the subject - http://www.motherboards.org/forums/view ... hp?t=39873

Good Luck!
by PCGUY
Mon May 17, 2004 4:41 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Has Anybody Done W2k Prof + Hyperthreading?
Replies: 5
Views: 1626

I'd suggest against it, to be honest - XP is the way to go. First off W2k prof is fully matured and I have been using this in my computer for 3 years without any problem. I hate the licensing procedure of XP and do not plan to use it! Our solution: run Win2K with HT off. I agree! I have already tak...
by PCGUY
Mon May 17, 2004 11:59 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Has Anybody Done W2k Prof + Hyperthreading?
Replies: 5
Views: 1626

Has Anybody Done W2k Prof + Hyperthreading?

I am aware that intel does not recommend hyperthreading in w2k pro!

But has anbody done this installation? Any experience to share???

My rig:
ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe
CPU Pentium 4 - 3 Ghz 800 mhz
1 GB memory
by PCGUY
Tue Apr 13, 2004 4:59 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Where to get EAR hdd grommets in Europe?
Replies: 13
Views: 3160

Yes, this is for a Lian Li, but it's for the 5.25" bays, don't know if it will fit, maybe it will with some brute force Very tough! Tried to do this for my DVD+RW drive but was too difficult :cry: Gave Up! Maybe you will be lucky. The 5.25" bay is very close fit in LIAN LI and there is NO allowance...
by PCGUY
Sun Apr 11, 2004 6:46 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Where to get EAR hdd grommets in Europe?
Replies: 13
Views: 3160

You can get it from http://www.mcmaster.com -- search for item number 9311K138 - They may ship it to EU - But remember you will have to make sure you case can house this... If you are using LIAN LI case and trying to fit this in the pull out HDD tray good luck - impossible :cry: -- Also, you need lo...
by PCGUY
Sat Apr 10, 2004 11:35 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Help! Need help narrowing down problem for new rig
Replies: 13
Views: 2440

I think most of us here have multiple systems or at least many spare parts. I agree! But I am a newbie and this is my first rig :D I called zipzoomfly.com and told them that either the mobo or the cpu is bad and it is difficult for me to isolate the problem and requested that they mail me replaceme...
by PCGUY
Sat Apr 10, 2004 11:17 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Help! Need help narrowing down problem for new rig
Replies: 13
Views: 2440

Did it ever boot up correctly? No - Monitor is blank and no post beep What brand/type/amount of memory are you using? Recommended memory CORSAIR XMS twin 1024-3200c2 1gb ddr400 xms3200 dual channel memory w/heat spreader Have you tried clearing the CMOS? Yes - This was also suggested by somebody in...
by PCGUY
Sat Apr 10, 2004 10:30 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Help! Need help narrowing down problem for new rig
Replies: 13
Views: 2440

Have you tried booting up with just the PSU-MoBo-CPU-HSF-RAM-Vidcard as the other two posters have already suggested? Yes. No beeps. Only the STANDBY power LIGHT is lit in the mobo! I then removed the RAM and GFX card ... same result. So, my assumption is either the mobo or/and cpu is/are bad - The...
by PCGUY
Sat Apr 10, 2004 10:00 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Help! Need help narrowing down problem for new rig
Replies: 13
Views: 2440

Both of us here and everyone on that motherboards.org thread recommend almost the same "minimum install". Again, it's: PSU motherboard CPU RAM (one stick) GFX card (any - a cheap spare is good) Ok - Supposing I follow your advice - How do I ISOLATE the problems of GFX and/or RAM? The beeps wil indi...
by PCGUY
Sat Apr 10, 2004 8:19 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Help! Need help narrowing down problem for new rig
Replies: 13
Views: 2440

Correct if I am wrong! I just connected the following: 1. CPU + FAN 2. 20 Pin connector + 4 pin connector from PSU to mobo 3. case speaker connected First Try no gfx, no ram or anything else. My understanding is that when booted the beeps must be heard indicating that ram is not connected - if I do ...
by PCGUY
Fri Apr 09, 2004 11:40 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Help! Need help narrowing down problem for new rig
Replies: 13
Views: 2440

Help! Need help narrowing down problem for new rig

I have the following: 1. P4C800-E Deluxe mobo 2. 3 ghz cpu with zalman cooler 3. zalman ZM400B-APC 400 watts PSU As per the advice in http://www.motherboards.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=39873 kept the mobo in a non conductive surface and connected ONLY the following: 1. 20 PIN and 4 PIN connected fro...