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by Fat_bloater_dave
Fri Jun 15, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

are those nexus fans running at 1000rpms? I did put in my writeup what speed the fans were running at. I can only read one fan speed unfortunately the CPU fan Spins at about 780 RPM below 35oC and 1035 RPM above 35oC, the reason I cant read the other fan speeds is because I have plugged the FanMate...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Wed Jun 13, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

that's a tidy setup - pretty much what I'd plan for myself if I had the money to upgrade. I like the arm chair too, must be comfy, though knowing me that 2nd monitor would be knocked off the desk pretty quickly. I have a similar fan setup (though the HS has fresh air from a duct on the side of the ...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Wed Jun 13, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

Re: Fan orientation

What direction is the air moving from each of the three fans that are right next to each other? If the Nexus on back is blowing out, and the powersupply is also exhaust, then it looks like the fan on the heatsink is trying to fight those two fans, and might get more air flow if it were turned over....
by Fat_bloater_dave
Wed Jun 13, 2007 12:26 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

Ever heard of dots after each sentence? Your grammar placed dots only after alinea's LOL Firstly i glad my Grammar Amuses you. Secondly what are "alinea's" Alinea is the Dutch word for paragraph. I find it entertaining that he's taking the time to correct your grammar, but doesn't find it necessary...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

jaldridge6 wrote:pizza value?!?!
It has smaller red writeing saying Great Pizza Great value
they do good pizza
by Fat_bloater_dave
Tue Jun 12, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

Don't mind the cheap humor. :? As for the purpose of your post, your build looks nice and tidy. Wasn't the cable management a dream in that case? Ah yes it was, also made better buy getting a SATA DVD Writer so i only need 1 IDE cable in the case, just have to replace that last Laptop drive and it ...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

s_xero wrote:Ever heard of dots after each sentence? Your grammar placed dots only after alinea's

LOL
Firstly i glad my Grammar Amuses you. Secondly what are "alinea's"
by Fat_bloater_dave
Tue Jun 12, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

Re: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)

jbw wrote:My Desk
Oh oh I love this game! Let's see...

1. The lamp is under the desk
2. The keyboard is on the chair
3. There are birthday candles but no cake

I can only find three.
What is this game then, not sure if i understand the rules.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Tue Jun 12, 2007 3:49 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)
Replies: 20
Views: 10671

Same old Solo (With pretty pictures)

Welcome one and all to the latest revition of my “Quietâ€
by Fat_bloater_dave
Mon May 14, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Making HD images
Replies: 7
Views: 3024

Another acronis user here. I used it once to test out my existing configuration on a 2.5" HDD rather than my normal 3.5" HDD. Cloned it from the 3.5 to the 2.5, ran like that for a while, then cloned back to the 3.5" HDD. I thought it was pretty slick. Thanks sounds like its gonna work just like i ...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sun May 13, 2007 1:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Making HD images
Replies: 7
Views: 3024

Thanks Guys, ill try it and hope it works.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Fri May 11, 2007 3:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Making HD images
Replies: 7
Views: 3024

Making HD images

Hi there, i am planning on a small system change that includes changeing from 3 HDs (1 system HD 2 Storeage) to 2 HDs I was wondering how imageing works with programs like nortan Ghost could i make an image of the Old system HD and just set it on the new system HD? and then everything would work jus...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sat Mar 03, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: AM2 Motherboard with DDR
Replies: 2
Views: 1647

AM2 Motherboard with DDR

Do the AM2 Motherboards Take DDR RAM or do they only accept DDR2? just a thought i had as i was sugesting a new comptuer to a friend.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:41 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Geforce 7300GT + Zalman VF900 Will it fit?
Replies: 6
Views: 2250

Thank you very much.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:33 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Geforce 7300GT + Zalman VF900 Will it fit?
Replies: 6
Views: 2250

Geforce 7300GT + Zalman VF900 Will it fit?

Im trying to find out weather the Zalman VF900 will fit on a Geforce 7300GT and i cant find anywhere it doesnt say on the Zalman site weather it does or does fit, and searching Google i cant find any mention of it. Just wondering if anyone here has seen it fit?
by Fat_bloater_dave
Tue Dec 26, 2006 3:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Make a Wired Trackball Wireless
Replies: 2
Views: 1919

Make a Wired Trackball Wireless

Hey just wondering if there is any way you can think of to mod a wired track ball to make it wireless? and if you can think of any articles that have done it with a mouse or anything else helpful that would be cool too.

Thanx.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:28 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Highish end Quietish Build Help
Replies: 6
Views: 1926

Isn't the radeon X1950XTX supposed to be quiet? The idea of prying of a GPU cooler and gluing on a new one is terriffying to someone who has never done it before.... :) its not quite as Scarey as you make out it normaly just involves pushing out the push pins and screwing a new one in. There isnt r...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Thu Sep 14, 2006 2:06 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: 0dBA Project rev.2
Replies: 50
Views: 61117

Heh nice job, so much hard work, but where do you go from 0dB? Time to start a new comptuer me thinks ;) a Bigger one, and in red or something... with wings maby... and a cup holder.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Fri Sep 01, 2006 12:15 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Budget Case [Sunbeam Silent Storm]
Replies: 3
Views: 1915

It realy bugs me when people say "how silent is this case" Cases arnt silent, or even quiet, yeh shure you can get some that make the sound of your comptuer worse, but its what you have in the case that matters, ive got a large aluminum Thermaltake case and its silent from 1m. Its not the case its w...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Fri Sep 01, 2006 12:11 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Can I cool an ATI X1900XT with a Zalman VF900?
Replies: 3
Views: 2354

im shure you have thought about it but why not go for the Geforce 7900GT, then you would have no problem with cooling, Just a thought.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Semi Passive A64 Rig
Replies: 12
Views: 7489

openwheelformula1 wrote:Reminds me of college life. Even then, my wire management was always great no matter how messy the place is. :lol:
Priorities my friend Priorities.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:38 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Semi Passive A64 Rig
Replies: 12
Views: 7489

Err, back on topic, I know those aren't very hot components, but, does the PSU ramp up alot on load? I wouldnt say it ramped up alot on load but it does enough to becomeing audible. but it doesnt matter that much because the only time my computer is on load is dureing times where i wouldnt notise i...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sun Aug 27, 2006 11:12 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Semi Passive A64 Rig
Replies: 12
Views: 7489

McBanjo wrote:Is this classified as porno? *lol*
o_O porno?
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sun Aug 27, 2006 5:17 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Semi Passive A64 Rig
Replies: 12
Views: 7489

revloc8 wrote:wow...so thats what my room would look like if I wasnt married...Ive been wonderin...3 comps...huge monitor and speakers...food everywhere...wow
pfft 2 comptuers 3 Monitors, I mean what do you think i am some kind of Geek ¬_¬
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sun Aug 27, 2006 12:54 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: recommend a power supply?
Replies: 9
Views: 3138

i know you said nothing fancy but the Seasonic S12 430 is £50 on Ebuyer, so only £5 over your buget.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sun Aug 27, 2006 12:50 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Advice needed: For a system consume <135W under load
Replies: 4
Views: 1859

lymzy wrote:
frostedflakes wrote:Does onboard video chip draw much power if I don't use it?
You will be able to turn it off in the bios. So no it wont.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sun Aug 27, 2006 12:47 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: System Upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 1232

Sounds good, but you could try going for a cooler graphics card, Take a look at the 7900GT.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sun Aug 27, 2006 12:42 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Breunor's Wooden case journies
Replies: 7
Views: 2924

Good work it looks like its going realy well. i like it.
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sat Aug 26, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Semi Passive A64 Rig
Replies: 12
Views: 7489

That fileserver looks like a altar of geekyness. Me like ;-) Damn Straight it is, and i love it. Why is there a half-used loo roll on your desk? And what is that brown stuff in the cup? Do I even want to know? :oops: :shock: The Loo roll is for spillages (you will also see there is a Wine bottle, C...
by Fat_bloater_dave
Sat Aug 26, 2006 7:58 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: NSK2400 with AM2 processor - need cooler suggestion
Replies: 10
Views: 4119

yes you will need to get a fan to go with this