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    MEDION 8383 XL from Aldi....

    hey,
    anyone else got one?

    What do you think?
    what have you done to it so far and what are you going to do or get?

    I just want some more ram as soon as i get the cash together...and what is it with the fan going into turbo mode whenever i play a game?


    Mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeyp
    hey,
    anyone else got one?

    What do you think?
    what have you done to it so far and what are you going to do or get?

    I just want some more ram as soon as i get the cash together...and what is it with the fan going into turbo mode whenever i play a game?


    Mike
    I've got one of their older systems, the fan goes into turbo mode whenever you play games because the processor will be being put under more stress to work faster. This makes the heat it generates increase.

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    Post I need help with my graphics board

    Hello everyone,

    I have been trying to get a hold of the peritel cable that goes from the Medion Radeon 9800 XXL to the peritel connector, but it seems that Medion doesn't have that spare part, so I'm emploring a kind soul who might have a Medion Titan 8383 and who is willing to test the connections between the graphics board connector and the peritel connector then sketch out a plan.
    Thanks in advance

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    yep Jimyboy has but he's got a problem you might be able to help him with

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    yeah m8 my best m8s got one... they rock man lot of power and good g card would recommend you getting one - would be perfect for overclocking so get busy and buy one! I also have a old medion server I use its a cybermax when you play games the fan speed increases which gens more powr

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeyp
    hey,
    anyone else got one?

    What do you think?
    what have you done to it so far and what are you going to do or get?

    I just want some more ram as soon as i get the cash together...and what is it with the fan going into turbo mode whenever i play a game?


    Mike
    Yes I have one and think its a great machine, but have deleted the support folder from the D Drive! Can anyone help?

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    Overheating

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray
    Yes I have one and think its a great machine, but have deleted the support folder from the D Drive! Can anyone help?
    One of the biggest problems these PC's have is overheating. I have changed the case, a bigger one, the CPU cooler, I've built in two 120mm papst fans into the case, one on the right side just behind the hard drives orcing air in and one at the back extracting air out I've also fixed a Arctic ATI silencer 3 onto the graphic card. They are the principal changes I've made, and it works fine for me.

    The cases Medion uses are too small, the air doesn't circulate easily even if you add extra fans.

    Jimyboy

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    Hi Mikeyp I too have a MEDION 8383 XL from Aldi. I found it noisy at start up, & when I'ts working hard so I fitted a new cpu cooling fan from www.PCSilent.de It does just that, I'ts Silent. Regards John.undefined
    Last edited by leedelph; 07-01-2005 at 11:15 PM.

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    It's been nearly two months with this noisy fan and i'm waiting for a call tomorrow with an answer to the "where is my new fan" question i asked in November....
    If the reply is bad then i'm off to Aldi for my cash back..
    Lets see?

    Mike

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    Hi Mikeyp, Don't give up on your very good computer.The original fans are very noisy,but if you fit a new type from www.PCSilent.de it Will be quite.
    Click on the link and have a look.

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    Too Late

    Well, thats it.......

    What a surprise, no call from the two people who both promised to call on monday.... :O

    Aldi, tuesday morning.... can i have my money back please?, Errr. Yes.....£699.99 returned to me....Thank You and Goodbye

    Anyone got any good links for a nice quiet pc?

    Mike

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    www.overclockers.co.uk and i bought all the bits and built it myself.....

    Coolermaster Centurion 5 - Black/Blue (No PSU) (CA-076-CM)
    £33.10 £33.10
    AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Winchester 90nm (Socket 939) - Retail (CP-097-AM)
    £117.95 £117.95
    FoxConn NF4UK8AA-8EKRS nForce4 Ultra (Socket 939) Motherboard (MB-001-FC)
    £69.95 £69.95
    Akasa Ultra Quiet 400W Paxpower Active PFC ATX2.0 PSU - Black Nickel (CA-012-AK)
    £39.95 £39.95
    Pioneer DVR-109 16 x 16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter - OEM (CD-022-PO)
    £45.50 £45.50
    OcUK Value Floppy Drive - Silver (CD-001-AP)
    £6.50 £6.50
    Western Digital Caviar Special Edition 120GB 1200JD SATA 8MB Cache - OEM (HD-009-WD)
    £47.95 £47.95
    GeIL 1GB (2x512MB) PC3200 Value Dual Channel Kit CAS2.5 (GE1GB3200BHDC) (MY-005-GL)
    £89.95 £89.95
    PowerColor ATI Radeon X800 XL 256MB DDR3 VIVO TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-038-PC)
    £199.95 £199.95
    Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop v2.0 - OEM (KB-018-MS)
    £24.30 £24.30
    Subtotal £675.10
    VAT £118.15
    Total £793.25

    Slightly over budget but it rocks and knocks the medion into last year.....

    I have fans on the, mobo, cpu, gfx, psu and front and back case fans and the loudest thing is the dvd when its spinning

    I wont be buying a pre-built system again.

    BTW, i never heard from medion at all

    Mike

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    is the hsf on the x800xl nice and quiet then?

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    yeah,
    the gfx is real quiet.....

    i can play nfsu and it doesnt keep the kids awake now!

    Mike

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