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by Wilson
Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Don't walk, run to your nearest store and buy a SSD now.
Replies: 51
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samsung 5400rpm ecogreen drive is a HDD but very quiet, and as its cooler lends itself well to sitting in a HD silent enclosure so you can get virtual silence there. SSD is of course much faster though so they drop in price I will get a cheap one perhaps 80gb, to put OS and programs on, then use the...
by Wilson
Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:31 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Low air resistance, low fan speed, low noise technique
Replies: 67
Views: 180295

katana man's findings are consistent with what I had been suspecting for a while, it does seem like filters and fan grills increase resistance and so mean more noise and less airflow. Im not sure I agree with teh 'all or nothign' approach though, I dont reckon the basic screw on fan guards do any ha...