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by greenhorn
Tue Jun 08, 2004 8:53 am
Forum: Consumer Advocacy
Topic: IMPORTANT: Poll for those with SAMSUNG Hard Drives
Replies: 169
Views: 161609

awwwwwww damn, they're backordered. Thanks though JVM.

anyone else got a lead on Nidec 1614N's?
by greenhorn
Tue Jun 08, 2004 3:48 am
Forum: Consumer Advocacy
Topic: IMPORTANT: Poll for those with SAMSUNG Hard Drives
Replies: 169
Views: 161609

Is it just me or did Samsung run out of Nidec motors and switch to JVC, seems so judging by the man. dates. Anyone order a 1614N from newegg recently, or have a line on someplace I could pick one up? I'm ordering a bunch of parts today, but might hold off a day on the drive to try and find a Nidec. ...
by greenhorn
Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:53 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Airflow advice for a guy w/Seasonic Tornado PSU (now w/pics)
Replies: 18
Views: 5430

If your case has feet, best thing you could do would be to snip out as much of the bottom of your case as possible and then cover it with 1/4" open cell foam(sold as intake filter material for room AC units). Ideally you'd want to adhere it with caulk, but double sided tape would work. It may sound ...
by greenhorn
Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:37 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Qs on exhaust CPU Duct
Replies: 22
Views: 5646

if you wouldn't mind ebaying your alpha...

..this would easily get you to dead silent at 2.26, particularly if you happen to have a motherboard where the cpu socket will allow it to be oriented with the airflow horizontal, eg the Abit IC7 series. There are alot of reviews out there proclaiming it the best aircooling available. http://www.xca...
by greenhorn
Sun Apr 11, 2004 10:21 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Nero DriveSpeed, how slow can you go? (and with what drive?)
Replies: 8
Views: 3127

Nero DriveSpeed, how slow can you go? (and with what drive?)

Thanks for the site Mike. And thanks to all who make the forums what they are. I'm in the process of specing my first custom built PC, an HTPC, and it's looking to be dead quiet, with one exception.... the cd-rw / dvd-rw drive(s). My goal is 1x CD and DVD playback, though 2x would be acceptable, and...