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  1. Thread: Fan pimpage?

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    Fan pimpage?

    Hey

    just bought my brother a new case, (iCute, mesh front with a 12cm fan, side with a 20-25cm fan...

    Thing is, I have a blue CCFL to my disposal, and a clear non-LED fan, what kinda cool...
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    Re: Ultra ATA vs. SATA

    Because as a tradeoff for 10000RPM, the magnetic disks inside the hard drive are somewhat smaller (i think)....

    Basically as far as SATA hard drives, all I've seen are the WD Raptor range, being...
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    Re: Why aren't you modding?

    My inspiration came from all the Tech classes I failed. Go through a bunch of magazines / pictures, both of computers and everything else electronic, write about what you like/dont like, and then...
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    Re: Ultra ATA vs. SATA

    IDE Standard is old.

    Back in the day, Hard drives had a couple hundred KB cache, and had max speeds between 10mb/s and 50mb/s. They used ATA/66 this was sufficient for the times. But now, hard...
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    Re: Western Digital Ratpors

    I'm also thinking of buying a raptor, in my case a 74gb WD Raptor 16mb Cache (Sata), would I be better off getting 2x36gb in RAID0?

    from what I've heard, RAID0 is overrated in gaming PC's

    Also,...
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    Re: Rule of thumb for fans

    Yeah, some pretty valid points there

    @b4i7

    my CPU fan is 80mm.... I'd happily stick my finger in there than the small ass 6000RPM fan on my northbridge O.o
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    Re: Rule of thumb for fans

    This doesnt really make sence, if you made an airtight box, had one fan blowing inwards at 2000cfm, and another outwards at 1000cfm, wouldnt it just slow down/speed up one of the fans by the other...
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    Re: Fire Alarm to switch power off?

    When components die generally they go smokey, get hotter and eventually explode, I plan to have a smoke alarm that beeps as well, so its an extra prevention method ontop of noise.

    And however...
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    Re: easiest way to cute acrylic?

    disc as in the way a CD is? There are drill bits for that

    FYI there are drill bits that will destroy the inside of a hole, and there are some that will cut around circlular shape and leave the...
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    Fire Alarm to switch power off?

    Hey

    I'm planning to run a server next year whilist at boarding school (so i can leech some linux ISO's xD) and one thing I fear is fire

    These servers will be a P3-800 s370, and a P3-450,...
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    Re: Computer of the week...

    wow,


    is there anything wrong with having a sexual attraction to servers? I love them, I'm planning to do a 99.9% uptime for a year project with two servers (one will be a backup server) so i...
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    Re: My future Wood Finish HTPC (Sketchup file)

    Ok, I thought I might update this..

    It kinda died, because I'm currently studying at boarding school, and convincing my parents seemed to work, then they decided it was too much and refused to pay...
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    Re: Vivo Trouble? Or is it...

    Try using the camera (if you havnt already) on a TV or VHS, I cant help much else because I'm probbably younger than the camera, and dont have a VIVO compatable card :>
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    Re: Interesting proposal...

    Had a little bit of expeirence here....

    Are you trying to crack a BIOS password or a Windows password. BIOS is the first thing that runs on a computer and tells it to start running windows, as a...
  15. Thread: Sound and HDD

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    Re: Sound and HDD

    Could someone verify that this is accurate? I thought it was the other way around, which is probbably why I cant get my IDE's working... EVER

    Well, nowdays i'm confident building computers from...
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    Re: Daaaaaamn!!!!!!!!!!!

    I love that video, but its plain stupid to do that

    Looking through the video, the CPU is a Duron Spitfire...

    Wikipedia states that Duron Spitfires clocks are 900mhz and down. they overclocked...
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    Re: TV capture card help.

    Dont go any cheapy cards off of ebay....

    Basically there are 2 things to look for in a TV Tuner card, The encoding and Digital/Analog

    Encoding is important, software encoding rapes your CPU and...
  18. Thread: HDD Question

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    Re: HDD Question

    What is the point of the new SATA power connectors, I mean they are just switching the wires then using multiple pins in a new, less durable connection, then again i could be wrong, but thats why i'm...
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    Thought: Turning SATA drives On/Off? (HTPC)

    Hey, this is just a thought, and by no means do I plan on taking this project on in the near future, just wondering if it could work... If you feel the need you can take this project on yourself, so...
  20. Thread: Lights on pins

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    Re: Lights on pins

    One called also be creative an use a Serial Port LED arrangement (say 5 LED's all wired to a serial port) and have them all look perty and flash... if your interested, www.hackaday.com and look up...
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    Re: My future Wood Finish HTPC (Sketchup file)

    I thought i'd update my pre-log :), I'm building a full scale prototype tomorrow and its big... I'm thinking I'll order the parts then figure out what I can cut down size on, which is probbably the...
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    Anyone made HDD silencers/coolers

    Hey

    Has anyone ever made HDD quieteners (I know you cant 'silence' them)

    I'm thinking of making a home made metal box w/rubber silencers, copper heatsyncs or soemthign not sure what, but i'd...
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    Re: Hi guys/an Idea

    depending on what mobo you use, this could be an absolute ****.... There are cases where they've added a airflow cylinder from an outside fan to around abouts where the heatsync is, I've seen this on...
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    Re: Th1rt3en Ghosts

    Sorry to say, its already been done. But it was done _GOOD_ usually I dont really like plexi/lighting much, but I thought the mod was awesome, its somewhere on this sight, and it was for a european...
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    Re: Turn your pc on using a remote?

    @Professors post;

    Currently I'm planning to buy one within the week, and I also know that Asus have a AM2 mobo with the same features...

    Does anyone know if the Asus remote is IR or RF......
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