Acer Aspire 1690 / 5000 series - are these quiet?

More popular than ever, but some are still very noisy.

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Acer Aspire 1690 / 5000 series - are these quiet?

Post by davidstone28 » Thu Sep 22, 2005 3:11 pm

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Post by tomcat » Fri Sep 23, 2005 7:17 am

i have the 1692wmli and i'm pretty happy. The fan doesn't run at all if you do light work or on idle. The laptop gets pretty hot that way though. If you start to do heavy work, the fan kicks in but the noise is quite acceptable. The laptop stays cool too. The fan in high-speed mode (just had that a few times - high ambient and 100% cpu load) is quite loud.

If you have a really quiet room you can hear a buzz that is a bit annoying. It goes away tho as soon as you turn on bluetooth .. wierd.

To summarize: fast machine, runs hot in normal mode, but quiet


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