Quiet PC's

Wally wally at wic.net.au
Wed Nov 6 20:54:40 EST 2002

There is quite a bit of work being done in the over clocking community with
water cooling.

try sites like  



The built Fast - fanless PC's, yes I have even seen the PSU water cooled

> > >The noisiest part of my floor-standing PC is the power supply fan
> >
> > However this one is still the bug bear. How do you get a 
> quiet PSU to go
> > with the nice and silent VIA ITX and hard drive. Are there 
> converters that
> > could be used instead of a PSU? Something similair to 
> notebook power 
> > packs?
> Haven't tried it yet, but apparently a couple of resistors 
> inserted in 
> the circuit that powers the fan can drop the power enough to stop it 
> making heaps of noise, but keep the fan spinning enough for things to 
> not overheat. The site I was looking at had details of which 
> resistor to 
> use. It'd be worth a google search.
> Geoff

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