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by colinb4987
Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:16 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: A quiet, low power, small BEAST! (new system advice)
Replies: 25
Views: 6893

I've not tried it personally, and it is quite pricey, but the Silverstone SG03 certainly seems pretty small. Innovative airflow and CPU cooling, but unclear how effective it'll be. It's sort of a mini mini-tower. Take a look and see what you think. Otherwise, all looks pretty good to me, especially ...
by colinb4987
Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:04 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Fan Placement
Replies: 6
Views: 3089

Hmm, interesting. I'm sure the logic has been discussed before, I only posted as I was intrigued to see whether anyone has actually properly looked at it, rather than relying on "received wisdom". After all, we now know that not all swans are white...! If I'm following what you're saying, the argume...
by colinb4987
Wed Jun 13, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Fan Placement
Replies: 6
Views: 3089

Fan Placement

Ok, I did a quick search and didn't throw anything up relatively easily, so apologies if this is a common question. Regarding the placement of fans.... In most tower/midi-tower cases, we see the PSU placed at the top, back of the case. With quiet PSUs virtually all having a 120mm fan in the bottom, ...
by colinb4987
Mon May 14, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Upgrade to HTPC
Replies: 4
Views: 1870

Thanks for that Max. I'm just browsing/compiling a list at the moment, it's going to be a drawn out update, one piece at a time while I save the money to do so! I'll keep a look out for the ATI HD2K cards over the next month or so, and see how they perform. Mainly I run Linux, so I'll have to wait a...
by colinb4987
Mon May 14, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Upgrade to HTPC
Replies: 4
Views: 1870

Upgrade to HTPC

First post after a couple of months lurking and observing! I'm looking to attempt to upgrade and silence my current desktop, turning it into, ideally an HTPC - otherwise I'll just have to stick it somewhere out of earshot and use it as a fileserver! Ok, so once upon a time it was an eMachines, but h...