Month: October 2003

Archive: A Primer on Noise in Computing

  October 28, 2003 by Mike Chin A primer on noise and sound was one of the many items on my want list for core articles when Silent PC Review was first launched. There is so much misinformation on the topic that I felt it mandatory to provide some kind of baseline, an introduction to

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Review: Arctic Cooling Copper Silent 2 TC

Thermally controlled fans on CPU heatsinks attempt to provide silence whenever possible, and maximum cooling ability when needed. It’s simple in concept, but very difficult to make work in practice. Arctic Cooling have been doing it for a while. Russ examines their latest iteration for socket-A, the Copper Silent 2 TC. It is a thumbs

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Antec 3700BQE (Black Quiet Edition) case

Thermally controlled fans on CPU heatsinks attempt to provide silence whenever possible, and maximum cooling ability when needed. It’s simple in concept, but very difficult to make work in practice. Arctic Cooling have been doing it for a while. Russ examines their latest iteration for socket-A, the Copper Silent 2 TC. It is a thumbs

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Fanless Heatpipe CPU Cooling System by FMAH

  October 5, 2003 by Fred Mah This fanless CPU cooling project is an exercise in logical design and simple execution using available technologies. It is far from simplistic. Fred Mah’s fanless heatpipe cooled CPU system shows us a new approach to integrated system design that opens up all kinds of interesting possibilities. The cooling

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