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by robb
Fri Feb 20, 2004 8:22 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Does "Evacuate the heat" role for the PSU work?
Replies: 78
Views: 91342

Dell makes another desktop that looks interesting

More from the company that I love to hate... Dell... Don't know if anyone has seen the inside of the most recent Dell Precision 450 Workstation or not, but yet another interesting design. This time they put the PSU at the bottom and made it the entire length of the case. It vents directly from the f...
by robb
Mon Feb 16, 2004 4:52 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Does "Evacuate the heat" role for the PSU work?
Replies: 78
Views: 91342

Well all, I finally got my quiet PC built, and on a VERY tight budget. I ended up going with an Enermax PSU because they are everywhere and I found a DEAL on one that had a speed control for the rear fan. After putting all the parts in my new Antec case, I must say it is very quiet. I purchased the ...
by robb
Wed Feb 04, 2004 6:54 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Does "Evacuate the heat" role for the PSU work?
Replies: 78
Views: 91342

Trip, Thanks for the reply. I agree with you about the advantage that a fan provides to a CPU heat sink. In fact, I think that this is pretty much a given for any heat sink, not just Thermalright's line. The one thing I can say is that the Dell Optiplex line I am refering to here has been our MOST s...
by robb
Tue Feb 03, 2004 7:28 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Does "Evacuate the heat" role for the PSU work?
Replies: 78
Views: 91342

Greetings all. I'm a newbie to the quest for a quieter PC. and I have really enjoyed this topic (and others) of how best to cool and PC and the role of the PSU in that process (or lack there of.) One thing I keep thinking about is how Dell has managed to create such a quiet PC in their Optiplex line...