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Christ.... I've only just looked at this post again to see if there were any updates.

The postman is bringing me a Big Typhoon in the mail 2moro! Jeez! I am pretty much a complete noob wioth all this computer malarki and now i have to figure out how to fit a big typhoon!!!???!!!

This is gonna take me hours...

I'm guessing i have to take the entire computer apart to fit it then?

Thankyou to everyone for their advice in this post, it is much appreciated.

Could someone who has a big typhoon please let me know how hard they are to fit and give me some tips please, scene as i followed your advice .

Cheers all....I need a scotch!
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Originally Posted by MaKaVeLi
Cheers all....I need a scotch!
That's the spirit!!
The difficulty depends on the motherboard, and you will have to take it out of your case for the best results and ease of installation. Just dont get loaded before trying to install, you might end up getting frustrated and throwing it thru the window
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hehe....well i recieved it today...IT'S HUGE!

Looks like this is gonna be a ball ache!!!

I will the mobo outta the puter before fitting it, might try to keep my cables neat while doing it.....im sure that will be fun too.

I know this has nothing to do with this post but i was wondering if anyone could help.

My mate gave me a ripped version of windows to use

I installed it

Now its saying i have 20 days left to register it on the internet...WHAT?!

Is there any way i can it to not screw up when the 20 days is up?

or will i just have to reinstall windows, but a different version?

cheers all.....your all constantly a big help

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Do you know the definition for Fubar? In 20 days windows will deactivate. Whatever he gave you is a copy of a legit copy. the problem with that is that it installs fine (with whatever key he supplied you with) but then you have to register it either online or by phone. If its already registered to your friend (or someone else) the windows validation will not work.

Get a different copy or a legit one. You can pick up an oem version of xp home very cheap.

On another note, let me know how the typhoon does. I was interested in it as well. I have a zalman 7700cu that is very decent (and it cools the surrounding mosfets effectively due to its design) but I had read that the typhoon is better (although looking at it I wonder if it cools the surrounding chips at all). A good fan to mount on it would be the thermaltake thunderblade (it only comes in blue led though). It comes with a fan controller and is very highly rated. That way you can crank it up to drown out the wife and turn it down when shes out to get some real peace and quiet.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tweako_420
fan speed is really low lik 1300rpm i believe.
16db, something like 34cfm
And yes it can be changed.
Where can you find bigger fans for big typhoons?
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the 20 days thing shouldn't be a problem, just see if you can activate it today, its an automated process (last time I did it), and you just input some numbers....try and activate it....you should be fine.
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You can only online activate xp 3 times. After that you have to use phone activation. Also, if its already active and whoever used it first registered it, it will run windows validation...
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Quote:
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Anywhere.
Well...they aren't very easy to find...
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post #30 of 30
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Managed to get windows working without re-installing it....

Just deleted the registration countdown, so now the computer thinks that windows is activated. PHEW!

As for the Thermaltake Big Typhoon....Its Amazing!

Was a bit of an ass to fit, but it really was worth it in the end.

The temp used to be

CPU 51C System 45C

Now its

CPU 36C System 36C Ish.... i think

I did check after 3 hours of none stop doom and the Temps had gone up to

CPU 48C System 48C Which i was not too concerned about because i was in a box room for 3 hours straight with the door and window shut...

I think the Big Typhoon looks great and performs great and i think it is well worth the extra hastle to fit it.

You can look at pics of it and not be too impressed, but when you take it out of the box and see all the shiny copper and beautiful chrome, you will change your mind!

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