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  1. #16
    Join Date
    Nov 1998
    Just in Italy
    I am quite sure I do not have it working to the 100% mark.

    In the BIOS of the board (MSI Neo Plat) there is an area for the C'n'Q and basically I tell it to stay within x degrees with a +/- of 1-5c

    And it speeds up and slows the fan. My settings are 40c +/- 3c.

    And it does work great, when idle, the vantec stealth spins so slow, I can make out the bomber image and read the words. (yeah real scientific ) but the temp hangs at 38-40.

    Then after gaming for hours (Antec P160) front 120mm turned 1/2 speed and rear 120mm fan 1/2 speed I never go above 43c.
    BFC/BF:V/DoomIII and I have a 9800xt.

    I know the rest of it, is add drivers and power setting, but that is just to much work. Plus I am not sure if it would go 3200 and down, or keep me at 2800 and go down.

    Hope that helps.
    AMD64 3200, 1 Gb Ram, ATI 9800xt(256)
    AMD 2700+, 1Gb Ram, Geforce4600 VIVO
    AMD 2000+, 1 1/8Gb Ram, ATI 8500 (128)
    AMD 1800+, 1Gb Ram, ATI 9600 pro(128)
    Intel 1.6Ghz (478), 768Mb Ram, 8500 (128)

  2. #17
    Join Date
    Dec 1998
    Grand Haven, Michigan, USA
    Cool-n-Quiet just rocks!
    AMD Phenom II x4 945 3Ghz | ASUS M4A77TD | 2X WD 1TB SATA 2 hard drive | 2x2GB Corsair XMS3 | nVidia GeForce 8800 GTS | ATI TV Wonder Theater Pro 550 | Antec P-160 case | Antec 650w Earth Watts | LG Blu-ray Super Drive | LG DVD RW | Windows 7 Pro

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