[clug] media center cases
pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Sun Jul 1 12:47:05 GMT 2007
On Sun, 1 Jul 2007, Andrew Janke wrote:
>> Passively cooled power supply.
> Hold the phone! Out of interest, which one? Or is it one of the "fan
> normally off unless you give it some herbs" ones? Last I read these
Well, here's the description from the order:
Antec Phantom 500W Fanless ATX Power Supply
It does, in fact, have a fan in it - but I've never heard it spin up (but
then, would I anyway?).
> things were really only OK up to about 350W. And this is somewhat of
> a problem with a core 2 Quad, a few HDDs and a 7800GT!
Quite possibly. OTOH, the Core-2s are supposed to be pretty stingy on the
power, and the HDDs don't really count. The /video card/, OTOH :) I
recollect putting a power meter on this machine and getting about 120W
> Andrew Janke (a.janke at gmail.com || http://a.janke.googlepages.com/)
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