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Message 978308 - Posted: 13 Mar 2010, 19:36:50 UTC

have you ordered the most?
hands down for me would have
to be fans....

what about you?

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Message 978313 - Posted: 13 Mar 2010, 19:43:45 UTC - in response to Message 978308.  
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have you ordered the most?
hands down for me would have
to be fans....

what about you?

Ditto, In fact mostly Delta fans for Me.
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Message 978316 - Posted: 13 Mar 2010, 19:49:51 UTC
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i7'.......... I got all the rest of the bits as spares.
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Message 978353 - Posted: 13 Mar 2010, 21:48:08 UTC - in response to Message 978313.  

And IDE or SATA cabels, PSU-Splitter cable......

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Message 978401 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 0:20:16 UTC

Small stuff I can get local, Video cards are ordered most by me.
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Message 978453 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 2:49:32 UTC - in response to Message 978353.  

And IDE or SATA cabels, PSU-Splitter cable......

Nah, Almost every motherboard I bought has cables and so I have plenty of those(IDE and SATA).
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Message 978502 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 5:58:57 UTC

Hard Disks. These seem to have the shortest lifespan. I have lots of spares of almost everything else.


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Message 978510 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 6:22:20 UTC

Video Card upgrades. Seems like every 4 or 5 months I buy one to upgrade one of the machines.


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Message 978513 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 6:24:18 UTC - in response to Message 978308.  

have you ordered the most?
hands down for me would have
to be fans....

what about you?


Cables of course. Fans second.
I prefer the Scythe KAZE 3000rpm 133cfm 120mm fan. Apart from the Delta 200cfm fan, which I cannot find, it's the most powerful fan out there.
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Message 978517 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 6:30:42 UTC - in response to Message 978513.  

have you ordered the most?
hands down for me would have
to be fans....

what about you?


Cables of course. Fans second.
I prefer the Scythe KAZE 3000rpm 133cfm 120mm fan. Apart from the Delta 200cfm fan, which I cannot find, it's the most powerful fan out there.

One of the guys I worked with could not keep the inside of his computer cool because of a prototype video card. The solution was to pop the case open and aim a desk fan into it at a range of 2 inches...


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Message 978528 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 7:03:48 UTC

i actually had a dual p3 mb suspended in a cage by nylon ties...had a 20 inch box fan blowing on it...

ahhh the good old days...
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Message 978538 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 7:35:38 UTC - in response to Message 978528.  

i actually had a dual p3 mb suspended in a cage by nylon ties...had a 20 inch box fan blowing on it...

ahhh the good old days...


I'm not sure of the exact physics of this, but would propping an identical fan on the opposite side of a heatsink decrease temperatures?
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Message 978555 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 9:18:38 UTC

thinking about that...just one fan on the opposite would cool..two fans facing, i could see a hot bubble...right on the heatsink....
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Message 978560 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 9:28:21 UTC - in response to Message 978555.  

thinking about that...just one fan on the opposite would cool..two fans facing, i could see a hot bubble...right on the heatsink....

One in, one out........
I run that config on my 920....
Two fans, not opposing.
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Message 978567 - Posted: 14 Mar 2010, 11:14:14 UTC - in response to Message 978560.  

thinking about that...just one fan on the opposite would cool..two fans facing, i could see a hot bubble...right on the heatsink....

One in, one out........
I run that config on my 920....
Two fans, not opposing.



Conveniently enough, the Scythe Ninja 2 HSF in my PC ia directly in-line with the rear fan (120mm Nexus).....nett result, when running S@H at 2.66GHz on a 2.33GHz CPU, it runs at 38ºC. There is also a Nexus at the front of the PC, pulling in air.

I only really order bits and pieces, for complete rebuilds, although the next one, will only involve moving to an Intel Quad and a better graphics card - the rest is fine for a while yet.




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