Published on 12th November 2008 by
Originally Posted by EnglishLionI can't believe you couldn't find a Zalman 7000 series HSF around. This was a classic before the 9000 series and there's even the newer 8700 series with heatpipes. These would have cooled that CPU down much better and they aren't anywhere near as tall as the others. They didn't even get a mention in the review.
Originally Posted by Otto69Note, the hard drives and optical drives ARE quick release, but the instructions with the skeleton suck so bad it's hard to tell how to install it. You need to use the cylinder head screws in the little bags. One per drive. On the right side of the optical and left side of the HDD viewed from teh front of the case. If you do this and select the right hole in the drive, you can slide the drives in and out and they will click into place. No need to use the outboard permanent screw holes at all.
I like my skeleton. I'm running a Phantom 500 PSU in it and my older P4 system with a passive radiator on the CPU. Only downside is my crappy Nvidia 7800 board sounds like a jet aircraft taking off when I spool up a game, and the Nvidia drivers turn the fan off or on, but don't regulate it in between the extremes.
Originally Posted by mauvecloudWhy didn't you include the Antec P182 in the temperature comparisons?
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