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by KnightRT
Tue Dec 28, 2004 12:32 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Completly fanless with passive cooling... Is my config okay?
Replies: 7
Views: 3015

That'll work. I wouldn't be surprised to see an ambient case temperature of 150 F, but it'll work. A single case fan would do wonderful things for the lifespan of your components. A reasonably sized model at some ridiculously low RPM would be silent within the confines of ambient noise from almost a...
by KnightRT
Mon Dec 27, 2004 7:18 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Potential Athlon 64 system - specs inside - thoughts?
Replies: 8
Views: 3038

Hell of a setup Edward, I may duplicate parts of it! But it says you have a Super Silencer 400 in there instead of a Super Tornado?

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by KnightRT
Mon Dec 27, 2004 6:55 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Potential Athlon 64 system - specs inside - thoughts?
Replies: 8
Views: 3038

Thanks for the welcome! A few updates and comments: I called the parents, and they seem to prefer the Athlon 64 3200+ (NC), so that'll be the CPU. It'll run a bit hotter, so I probably won't be able to get away with passive cooling. The CPU fan's still up in the air; my current Athlon 2000+ is attac...
by KnightRT
Mon Dec 27, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Potential Athlon 64 system - specs inside - thoughts?
Replies: 8
Views: 3038

Potential Athlon 64 system - specs inside - thoughts?

I'm assembling a system for the parents with the intent that it can be left on at night with the hard disks spun down (or not, if it's quiet enough) without annoying them in a bed five feet away. The current spec list is this: Athlon 64 2800+ (754 pin) Cheapest A64, fits the 754 pin boards. Absolute...