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Forum: Hardware 7th Jan 2013, 21:21
Replies: 7
Cooling Slim case fans
Views: 1,027
Posted By Silent_Raider
If you go with the H100i, use the Gelid PWM fans...

If you go with the H100i, use the Gelid PWM fans since the H100i will be controlling them. If you go with a different, non-pwm solution, or will not be plugging the fans into the radiator...
Forum: Hardware 7th Jan 2013, 21:13
Replies: 20
Build Advice Media PC
Views: 982
Posted By Silent_Raider
Just add RAM and storage :) Small form factor...

Just add RAM and storage :) Small form factor that stream 1080p

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-ice-canyon-nuc-barebone-unit-core-i3-3217u-dual-core-18ghz-intel-qs77-express-ddr3-2x-hdmi-g-b
Forum: Hardware 7th Jan 2013, 21:08
Replies: 14
Networks New Switches...
Views: 784
Posted By Silent_Raider
I use several TRENDnet TEG-S80G Unmanaged...

I use several TRENDnet TEG-S80G Unmanaged 10/100/1000Mbps 8-Port Gigabit GREENnet Switch (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833156251) with .mkvs, and they work great. As a...
Forum: Hardware 7th Dec 2012, 19:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By Silent_Raider
I would definitely go the route of making the...

I would definitely go the route of making the central PC a Media Server streaming content to the remote devices. Currently, I have a server set up with Windows Home Server 2011 where all of my media...
Forum: Hardware 6th Dec 2012, 13:54
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By Silent_Raider
I'm not sure if these are available in the UK or...

I'm not sure if these are available in the UK or not, but the Ceton InfiniTV 4 products are the absolute best TV tuners you can get. They have a PCI Express version and a USB version...
Forum: Hardware 6th Dec 2012, 13:43
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By Silent_Raider
For the Corsair H series coolers, you really...

For the Corsair H series coolers, you really really should set up the fan profiles in the BIOS. Depending on which generation of cooler you have, you need to plug the pump connector into either the...
Forum: Hardware 4th Dec 2012, 18:44
Replies: 10
Views: 4,808
Posted By Silent_Raider
Interesting. Thanks for the solid info as usual...

Interesting. Thanks for the solid info as usual GoodBytes.

Do you think there is a chance they will soon be releasing a new version of the U3011? It's been on sale quite a bit lately, which is...
Forum: Modding 4th Dec 2012, 16:10
Replies: 16
Views: 5,181
Posted By Silent_Raider
Try a Silverstone Raven case so it's sideways...

Try a Silverstone Raven case so it's sideways instead of upside down?
Forum: Hardware 4th Dec 2012, 15:24
Replies: 26
Cooling Corsair H100i
Views: 2,446
Posted By Silent_Raider
I wish they would include enough screws for 4...

I wish they would include enough screws for 4 fans. I imagine most people are using 4 fans with the H100s as I am.
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 3rd Dec 2012, 21:30
Replies: 19
Views: 3,373
Posted By Silent_Raider
You could also go with the Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide...

You could also go with the Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide Angle Fisheye (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/769428-REG/Rokinon_FE8M_C_8mm_Ultra_Wide_Angle.html), which is a decent manual focus lens. If...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 3rd Dec 2012, 19:44
Replies: 5
Views: 2,223
Posted By Silent_Raider
I would also recommend the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 or...

I would also recommend the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 or 50mm. As for the 70-200mm f/2.8, I would not get the non-IS version. The IS makes a huge difference. 70-200mm f/2.8 ii IS lens is one of the best...
Forum: Hardware 3rd Dec 2012, 19:04
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Silent_Raider
Cooler Master Cases are quality. I had the...

Cooler Master Cases are quality. I had the Cooler Master 690ii advanced and enjoyed it until I needed a larger case. Fractal cases are also very good quality. However, they usually don't have as...
Forum: Hardware 3rd Dec 2012, 18:45
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Silent_Raider
Nothing wrong with large cases, as long as you...

Nothing wrong with large cases, as long as you have the room. I have this extremely large case (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147157&Tpk=rosewill%20blackhawk%20ultra) with...
Forum: Hardware 3rd Dec 2012, 18:06
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Silent_Raider
With the Z77 board there, I would just get a...

With the Z77 board there, I would just get a 60-64GB SSD, either Samsung 840, Samsung 830, or Crucial M4 and use it as a cache drive with the 1TB drive. That way, you will get better speeds than...
Forum: Tech Support 3rd Dec 2012, 16:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By Silent_Raider
If your power supply had stopped working, the CPU...

If your power supply had stopped working, the CPU fan wouldn't turn on at all.

Try unplugging everything from your PC except the following:

CPU
CPU Fan and Heatsink
1 stick of RAM
Hard Drive...
Forum: Hardware 3rd Dec 2012, 16:23
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By Silent_Raider
GoodBytes knows what he is talking about :D ...

GoodBytes knows what he is talking about :D

A lot comes down to what you will be using it for as well. I own 4 Dell U2412m's and am very happy with them. I used 3 for gaming in a 3x1 portrait...
Forum: Hardware 3rd Dec 2012, 16:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,952
Posted By Silent_Raider
so sad :waah:

so sad :waah:
Forum: Hardware 3rd Dec 2012, 16:11
Replies: 14
Storage New SSD
Views: 953
Posted By Silent_Raider
I would put them in this order: Samsung...

I would put them in this order:


Samsung 840 Pro
Samsung 830
Crucial M4


The 840 Pros are incredibly fast. However, if you can find a good deal on the 830s, I would go for that. In the...
Forum: Hardware 1st Dec 2012, 16:50
Replies: 27
Memory Best SD card?
Views: 1,156
Posted By Silent_Raider
One of the things that you have to be careful...

One of the things that you have to be careful with is the fact that SD cards are not made to be accessed repeatedly like a hard drive. They have limited read/write cycles, and don't even come close...
Forum: Hardware 1st Dec 2012, 16:48
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By Silent_Raider
You could get 2 of the IR Extenders like I linked...

You could get 2 of the IR Extenders like I linked above. Set one up on the far left side of your room, and the other on the far right. With the extenders, there is a piece that you sit in front of...
Forum: Hardware 30th Nov 2012, 21:28
Replies: 27
Memory Best SD card?
Views: 1,156
Posted By Silent_Raider
An SD card would probably be the worst way to...

An SD card would probably be the worst way to expand your laptop's memory. A USB Flash Drive, portable HDD, Dropbox, or SkyDrive account would all be faster, and less expensive for the capacity.
Forum: Hardware 30th Nov 2012, 15:47
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By Silent_Raider
It's not out yet and hasn't been review, so how...

It's not out yet and hasn't been review, so how do we know what the battery life will be?

Also, you can't really compare it to the iPad, since it is running a real CPU with more RAM. Power...
Forum: Hardware 30th Nov 2012, 15:06
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By Silent_Raider
As everyone else has said, Nexus 7 if you want an...

As everyone else has said, Nexus 7 if you want an Andriod tablet.

Also, the Microsoft Surface RT is a great little piece of hardware. It's very solidly built. We have recently started using them...
Forum: Hardware 30th Nov 2012, 14:56
Replies: 19
Build Advice Video editing pc
Views: 1,516
Posted By Silent_Raider
To meet that budget, you will have to go used I...

To meet that budget, you will have to go used I think.

I was trying to put something together (all prices include VAT)....

Intel Core i5 3570K,1155, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.4GHz...
Forum: Hardware 29th Nov 2012, 21:10
Replies: 27
Graphics GTX 780
Views: 2,213
Posted By Silent_Raider
Since a lot of PC games are console ports now, I...

Since a lot of PC games are console ports now, I hope Sony is able to push their 4K TVs quickly. That way, MS and Sony will have to adapt their consoles for 4K, resulting in games that utilize 4K...
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