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Re: [SLUG] quiet computer
- To: david <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] quiet computer
- From: Morgan Storey <me@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 19:52:12 +1100
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
There are higher power internal case power supplies too have a look at the
Zalman and Silverstone offerings below, I bought a 600w silverstone a while
ago and it's single 120mm fan is quieter than my cpu fan.
http://www.hardcoreware.net/reviews/review-233-1.htm (no fan, but old there
is a new one iirc)
and http://www.silentpcreview.com/article688-page1.html (has a big slow fan
and heat pipes, also 600w)
On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 7:36 PM, david <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Have a look at your case too... I've found the same fan in a good case is
> MUCH quieter.
> My $200 Antec case (PS not included) is much quieter than the $60 cheapie.
> I'll never buy another cheap case.
> Mark Walkom wrote:
>> Take a look at the Noctua range on 120m fans.
>> I'd also replace the GPU fan/heatsink as they are noisy even when idle.
>> 2009/10/7 Ken Foskey <foskey@xxxxxxxxxx>:
>>> My computer is too noisy. It is not graphics because it is not used
>>> much and when it does there is enough background noise. It is the power
>>> supply and cpu fan that kicks in with cron at 2 am in the morning.
>>> I was thinking about adding fluid cooling, is this worth it or else
>>> can I where can I get a powerful 24 hour home system that will run
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