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    Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    In Part 2 of Pacify Your PC, Quiet PC's Paul Lee show's Nick how to isolate noisy components with nothing more than a cable-tie.
    Watch the show.

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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    *Bang* lol that was a guddun


    Looking forward to some actual specific product recommendations & any tips/tricks they have under their sleeve being mentioned.

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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Part 3 is where we get into the guts of the system, rip it out and start rebuilding with the Quiet PC stuff.
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    "OH OOOOHH oOOHHHHHHHOOHHHHHHH FILL ME WITH YOUR.... eeww not the stuff from the lab"

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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Gotta say I'd have never thought of manually stopping fans and then turning the power on, might have to get my hands dirty one weekend.

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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nick View Post
    Part 3 is where we get into the guts of the system, rip it out and start rebuilding with the Quiet PC stuff.
    I hope that isnt actually YOUR pc Nick! then again if they are givin you free products...

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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    I like it. Some basic good advice, not learning much myself yet, however it's nice to see you covering the basics.

    I personally would like to see 2 or 3 different aftermarket CPU coolers on show to demonstrate e.g. what £10 buys you, £20, £30 etc however i'd understand if you can't (since i guess it's not a review or comparison video as such).

    Nice one. BTW Nick, you're developing quite a fair 'on camera' presence that's still lacking in a number of other 'gadget' video reviews. You might make a pro yet....

    Edit: PS It's a shame that the videos aren't getting more response in these forums, i think Hexus TV is a good idea.
    I hope that Hexus finds it worthwhile and viable, i'd hate it to stop.
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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    You haven't got much money Nick? I'm sure we can all sponsor you to be tasered again
    (Just when you thought we had forgotten )

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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    well you can slow molex powered fans down... you just need to undervolt them by fiddling with the molex plugs and giving them 7v instead of 12v...

    and shouting bang can be such a classic
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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    I just unplugged mine when I did this.. spose I could have stopped them though.

    Loving the bang

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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    My PSU is very loud so i will be watching the next part . The 9800GTX i got is also loud on load, how can you sort this? fan speed is unchangeable so without getting a new cooler i dont think i can lol.
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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Try RivaTuner
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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Using evga tools works, sorted . Now for the PSU, waiting for part 3 lol.
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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Get a corsair - sorted
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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Quote Originally Posted by format View Post
    Get a corsair - sorted
    or any decent brand PSU for that matter..

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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Quote Originally Posted by SiM View Post
    You haven't got much money Nick? I'm sure we can all sponsor you to be tasered again
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    lol u know what, if u gave us advance knowledge on stunts like that in future then im sure we wud go for some kind of charity stunt lil off topic but its all worth while!

    Once this series is done i think a proper round up with additional references could prove a vital source for the forums and more importantly the public!
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    Re: Pacify Your PC - Part 2: Where's the noise?

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    well you can slow molex powered fans down... you just need to undervolt them by fiddling with the molex plugs and giving them 7v instead of 12v...
    That's what those little resistor thingies were for.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hicks12 View Post
    My PSU is very loud so i will be watching the next part . The 9800GTX i got is also loud on load, how can you sort this? fan speed is unchangeable so without getting a new cooler i dont think i can lol.
    We'll be replacing the stock coolers on the 8800's in my machine in one of the upcoming shows in the series.
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