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ANTEC ISK300-65's hidden PSU Spec
@bluray,
BTW saw 2125 for 119 the other day @microcenter and couldn't resist, now that my a6 is moved to a isk300 case I'm going to try stuff this into a isk100 and see how it goes Wink
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(2012-04-21, 00:03)waver123 Wrote: The amd stock is not bad when i set to level 1 and 50C, I don't quite recall how loud it was on full but then the scythe 1100 is not exactly quiet on full either.

BTW I notice the asrock bios screen hw monitor is very good at stressing the cpu, when I just sits there from kill-a-watt it consumes as much power as prime for me....heh.


Nothing is quiet on full.....
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(2012-04-21, 01:42)Beer40oz Wrote: Nothing is quiet on full.....

hmmm... DT? LoL

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(2012-04-21, 00:54)waver123 Wrote: @bluray,
BTW saw 2125 for 119 the other day @microcenter and couldn't resist, now that my a6 is moved to a isk300 case I'm going to try stuff this into a isk100 and see how it goes Wink
That is excellent price for Intel i3-2125 with HD3000.....you'll smile after you done. Disable DXVA2 and everything esle in XBMC settings/video/playback and disable "Use a fullscreen window rather than a true fullscreen", it'll do 1080P and bitstreaming with ease.......

>Alienware X51- do it all HTPC
>Simplify XBMC configurations
>HOW-TO Bitstreaming using XBMC
I refused to watch movie without bitstreaming HD audio!
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beer/eskro,
Here's the closeup pic of the shuriken Rev B. in the isk300 case

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Wow! it just fits! Nice thank you for the pics....... Smile So are you going to keep that in there or you going to try the Big 2100? hows the noise with that one? what is the RMP when the lid is on? you changed it in bios to be low right? Level 1 .... 50c
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It's perfectly silent and is cool, I'll probably keep it there for now and save the big shuriken for an A8 upgrade down the road Smile I'll set the fans to auto 50C and level 1 same as in your post, it's spinning at 520 rpm.
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wow, looks like it was meant for it o.O
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it's FTW eskro! nice find for the hidden PSU, I love the external brick.
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external brick FTW!!
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(2012-04-21, 04:54)waver123 Wrote: It's perfectly silent and is cool, I'll probably keep it there for now and save the big shuriken for an A8 upgrade down the road Smile I'll set the fans to auto 50C and level 1 same as in your post, it's spinning at 520 rpm.

What 520....

dam its FTW!
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(2012-04-11, 07:33)waver123 Wrote: A) if I run both prime and furmark I got to about 82W, after a couple mins I closed the furmark in case it fried something Smile
B) win7 idle is about 22W
C) XBMC screen + playback is ~32W

I can't believe I miss this....

So I read that the power brick is at 32W when playing a 1080p video.... interesting ..... I am going to test out my 65w brick..... I am going to leave it on playing some 1080p vids .... if I don't get any trouble then I will take down the 90w brick.....

Is all about testing..... great that there is no need to buy a separate power brick..

So far so good!!!!!

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i always testified that the 65w Power Brick of the ISK300-65
was capable of handling XBMC 1080P just fine.

its if your a Prime95 + FurMark addict
and you run them both at same time everyday then,
65w brick wont cut it.

but anyhow, just keep your 90W for your second HTPC Beer40.
then one that you'll use for more then just playing 1080P using XBMC.
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(2012-04-24, 21:08)eskro Wrote: i always testified that the 65w Power Brick of the ISK300-65
was capable of handling XBMC 1080P just fine.

its if your a Prime95 + FurMark addict
and you run them both at same time everyday then,
65w brick wont cut it.

but anyhow, just keep your 90W for your second HTPC Beer40.
then one that you'll use for more then just playing 1080P using XBMC.

Prime 95 and Furmark I tried... but not together I really don't want to.... LOL but I might!

But yes I am keeping my 90w for my other setup as its going to fix PAR's and that uses 100% cpu power....so I know it's going to spike to 80w..... but keeping 65w brick on my HTPC.... updated my post too...
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soundz like a plan! FTW Beer40oz!!
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