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by fenerli
Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Low-power and low-budget linux router/server
Replies: 11
Views: 6080

My original aim for an always-on server running Linux or BSD was 30W and I thought that was reasonable. So I'd say it's a good result. I'd recommend at least one fan to get some decent air flow over the heat sink, you can get a variable speed one that can be virtually inaudible if noise levels are t...
by fenerli
Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: General Gallery
Topic: Posting Guidelines; Dial-Up Users Beware: Big Pics
Replies: 2
Views: 35631

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by fenerli
Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:26 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Advice on quietening a P4 tower
Replies: 5
Views: 2927

In that case, why don't you get a regular back intake PSU and add a 92mm fan in the back ? If you make sure all the ''random'' holes in the case are sealed (leave only the front intake, the back exhaust, and the PSU exhaust open) you don't need the front intake fan since all the air will have to co...
by fenerli
Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:01 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Advice on quietening a P4 tower
Replies: 5
Views: 2927

Hi, I would add a slow moving fan (120mm) as an exhaust to make sure not all the heat from your computer goes out the PSU. It should keep the PSU from heating too much and the fan from spinning too fast (and loud). Keep your fans at a minimum speed and you should be fine. Thanks for the input, only...
by fenerli
Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: Advice on quietening a P4 tower
Replies: 5
Views: 2927

Advice on quietening a P4 tower

This computer has been lying around and is unused and I want to use it as a half NAS / half server for a number of purposes, nothing CPU or power intensive: file server backup server drupal or something for a simple home "intranet" download function during the night (we have low download caps a mont...