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by pingu666
Fri Jan 17, 2003 9:19 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Quietest optical drive?
Replies: 43
Views: 21446

darklord ill look at some other places
i would buy em for u and sell to u but, dunno much about international money transfers (never had a nigieren contact me :roll: ) or insured/ganrateed delivery.
i think there are some tho
by pingu666
Thu Jan 16, 2003 2:57 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Silencing a Hard Drive ?
Replies: 31
Views: 13074

belt sander and time?
u should be carefull tho, some stuff could be nasty :/
by pingu666
Thu Jan 16, 2003 1:44 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Quietest optical drive?
Replies: 43
Views: 21446

darklord, im sure some uk companies sell black drives i think there pretty comon http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/product.php?subcat=32 there u go ;) ive sprayed my dvd/cdr drive, its pretty loud tho :( :( i think i read in a old manual that if the drive was noisy one of the ball bearings had fallen out o...
by pingu666
Thu Jan 16, 2003 1:28 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Sidesinks
Replies: 15
Views: 6497

im using 2 p2 slot coolers minus the fans, i milled mounting holes
works surprisingly well
oh and its hung from the heatsinks too :)
by pingu666
Tue Jan 14, 2003 1:10 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: What harddrive to buy NOW?
Replies: 12
Views: 5212

indeed, nice to get a reply tho.
by pingu666
Sun Jan 12, 2003 11:14 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: What harddrive to buy NOW?
Replies: 12
Views: 5212

i think (remmbering from c*t thread) that the idle noise is less or sumin
i think 3db is ment tobe doubling or sumin, tho it does vary :/
im after a 80-120+ hd thats quiet, and a dvd/cdrom drive too
by pingu666
Mon Dec 23, 2002 3:38 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: List of cases with decoupled mounting for Hard Drives?
Replies: 3
Views: 2569

the one thats just been reviewed
i made my own, not that hard..
by pingu666
Sun Dec 15, 2002 4:21 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Silencing a Hard Drive ?
Replies: 31
Views: 13074

u could maybe use some foam or speaker wadding, i maybe able to mold u some deflex, big maybe, its a messy process and id want money for it.. decoupling is basicaly where u dont hard mount it, ie hard mount is screwed in, decoupled is hanging/suspended. i used blowhole trim on my maxtor, that has he...
by pingu666
Wed Dec 11, 2002 11:57 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Seagate Barracuda's, anyone replaced 4's with 5's...........
Replies: 19
Views: 10226

high pitched noise is more noticable isnt it?
and maybe the db meter wasnt in range to messure it properly
:?
by pingu666
Thu Nov 28, 2002 1:43 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: IBM's 180GXP series: 8MB cache + Fluid Dynamic Bearings
Replies: 24
Views: 9121

right someone rich get them, and test them
then send me the quietest
:D
by pingu666
Wed Nov 27, 2002 10:51 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: hmm new seagate drive ive never heard off......
Replies: 7
Views: 4701

hmm
the sandra hd mark is good, around what i got with a single wd 8meg i think
at college atm
i could be wrong tho, prolly am
could be a review special, prolly just have a 8meg vs a 2meg ram chip
sandra is easy too mess about with tho
as is any hd bench, spessily wid raid :P
by pingu666
Tue Nov 26, 2002 1:10 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: hmm new seagate drive ive never heard off......
Replies: 7
Views: 4701

hmm new seagate drive ive never heard off......

http://www.soundcardcentral.com/reviews ... /page1.htm
normal ide (not sata) with 8megcache
didnt think they make a drive like that, i want it :))
thought it was
sata = 8meg cache
parrell = 2meg
hope the price is reasonable...
by pingu666
Sun Nov 24, 2002 4:44 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Seagate Barracuda's, anyone replaced 4's with 5's...........
Replies: 19
Views: 10226

yeah im waitin for teh sata one too hope to be able to use a adapter to parrel for a while tho, im poor :( btw blade its me from bigforums >D *stalks* :D ive got a extreme hd silencin setup in ma case, ill do pics/article for moddin.net soon :) fvckin noisey maxtor :( oh and from the reviews ive rea...
by pingu666
Mon Aug 12, 2002 2:32 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Experience of Zalman VGA heatsink
Replies: 15
Views: 13142

i put one on my radeon (first genoration not 8500) its really good <IMG SRC="modules/phpBB_14/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif"> <br>with a fan (i have 2 side blow holes) card doesnt get hot at all, just very slightly warm than ambiant, altho my card doesnt get hot <br>works wothout fan on my card aswel...