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by jojo4u
Thu Jan 23, 2003 3:54 pm
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: How does Apple do it?
Replies: 22
Views: 9484

The Mac Cube had no fan. It worked all with convection. It was no commercial sucess. But harddrive war hearable. I believe it was noisier than many of our PCs ;o)
by jojo4u
Thu Jan 23, 2003 1:04 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Noiseblocker UltraSilentFan-S2 Blue Retail in the uk?
Replies: 13
Views: 4014

Re: Noiseblocker UltraSilentFan-S2 Blue Retail in the uk?

mynci wrote: ps if anyone can read austrian (i think) then will these people ship interenationally? http://shop.rascom.at/catalog/product_i ... cts_id=322
cheers
Yes, they ship to europe. Austrian is in fact german ;o) You should get some help by someone, how can speak german.
by jojo4u
Tue Jan 21, 2003 3:17 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Firingsquad's power requirement guidelines - whacked?
Replies: 17
Views: 5492

Herb W. wrote:On the German test, knowing the % on each rail is just not too useful - gives no indication of how much A is needed for each rail for a given system.
You should do the math youself. All numbers are there.
by jojo4u
Tue Jan 21, 2003 5:32 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Firingsquad's power requirement guidelines - whacked?
Replies: 17
Views: 5492

German magazine C't tests motherboards for AMDs. 24/02 S.178 and 02/03 S.144 Xp2400+, 256 MB RAM, Geforce 3 TI500 the power on the 12/5/3,3 rails was: 15/55/30% Only Abit AT7 MAX2 and NForce2 from Leadtek and MSI are different: ~70/~10/~20% Whole power of system idle at desktop: 120-120W. Under load...
by jojo4u
Tue Jan 21, 2003 5:23 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: How loud is the Papst fan clicking/ticking?
Replies: 13
Views: 5433

in de.comp.hardware.kuehlung+laermdaemmung, a german newsgroup, there is a consens, that the quality of papst fans has decreased the last years. They seem to use stronger magnets now, wich leads to more vibrating. Also the general noise wenn undervolting has increased. I also hat these experiences. ...
by jojo4u
Mon Jan 20, 2003 5:04 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Higher efficiency PSUs?
Replies: 2
Views: 1765

I would also be interested if these notebook psu have a higher efficiency than common atx ones.
by jojo4u
Sun Jan 19, 2003 1:46 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: quiet psu with papst and air tube
Replies: 0
Views: 1838

quiet psu with papst and air tube

Here ist my setup for a very quiet and cheap psu. I have an Enhance 300W unit with quite large aluminium heatsinks. Maximum enviromental temperature 50°C, maximum storage temperature 60°C. I assume, it's safe to have a heatsink temperature of 70°C. Enermax are specified to 70° C environmental (at 0%...
by jojo4u
Sat Jan 18, 2003 6:58 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Quietest optical drive?
Replies: 43
Views: 20354

I have a Sony DDU1621. This one is quieter than a Toshiba . Look at http://www.digit-life.com/articles/dvd1001/index.html. The disadvantage ist, that there a problems with CD-RW discs. It needs a lot of time to recognise them. Sometimes it fails with scratched CD-RW. But for this type of CD, I'vd my...
by jojo4u
Sun Jan 05, 2003 2:15 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Cuda V quieter than the Cuda IV!
Replies: 14
Views: 5619

Re: Cuda V quieter than the Cuda IV!

This news are very old. Please use the search function. http://forums.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2505&highlight=barracuda+v http://forums.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2400&highlight=barracuda+v http://forums.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2486&highlight=barracu...
by jojo4u
Sun Dec 15, 2002 4:13 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: harddrive powerdown
Replies: 15
Views: 5430

There are utilites which montitors which program acesses a file. Would be interesting to see what XP is doing. Head crash when plugged of is not to be expected. Either there is a spring which pulls the head to the parking position. Or the drive uses it's remaining spinning energy for this operation....
by jojo4u
Sat Dec 14, 2002 3:17 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Hdd overview from C't
Replies: 6
Views: 4110

bart wrote:in which German forum do you post your datas of the c't?
It's much easier to discuss there!
http://www.planet3dnow.de/vbulletin/sho ... adid=57781
by jojo4u
Sat Dec 14, 2002 1:07 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Hdd overview from C't
Replies: 6
Views: 4110

bart wrote:which c*t is it?

I would like to buy it!
IBM Deskstar 180GXP, Maxtor MaxLine II, DiamondMax Plus, Seagate Barracuda ATA V, WD2000JB

c't 23/02, Seite 166
by jojo4u
Sat Dec 14, 2002 12:50 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Hdd overview from C't
Replies: 6
Views: 4110

Re: Thanks!

AAM is acoustic management, you're right. Yes the new IBM 60GB has the sound level of the old Barracuda IV 40GB and 50% more capacity. Especially since it only draws ~5W in idle mode > good passive cooling. (Barracuda draws ~8-10W). But there are 2 other contenders: The new Maxtor Plus 9 160GB (6Y16...
by jojo4u
Sat Dec 14, 2002 8:17 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Hdd overview from C't
Replies: 6
Views: 4110

Hdd overview from C't

Here are the complete results of the C't for interesting hdd which I originally typed for a german forum. x/y ms = seek time without/with AAM xy MB/s = average transfer rate, read and write (these are rounded the same) x/y/z = niose in sone idle/seek with AAM/seek without AAM benchmark x/y = benchma...
by jojo4u
Sat Dec 14, 2002 7:32 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Noiseblocker fans: too good to be true??
Replies: 13
Views: 5660

Re: Noiseblocker fans: too good to be true??

The stats on these noiseblocker fans are excellent, has anyone tested them and why does no one reccomend them???????? I am German so I might help you. Generally Noiseblockers are considered to be relabled YS-Fans. Some people says no but the majority yes :-) Generally I would recommend not to impor...