[Beowulf] Desktop fan reccommendation
diep at xs4all.nl
Wed Jun 6 13:10:45 EDT 2012
How many RPM is that 9 CM fan?
How about that small tiny fan of the psu isn't that one very noisy?
Cooling a psu that has to deliver a 220 watt or so sure needs lots of
CFM to cool and the tiny fans
that i know from rackmounts that create a 20+ CFM they're all 50+
add some aluminium around 'em and it's 65 decibel...
On Jun 6, 2012, at 7:00 PM, Nathan Moore wrote:
> You sure this one is easy to replace?
> Yes, very easy to replace. About 8 phillips screws. Unfortunately
> though, the shroud is fixed at 92mm or so, so a bigger, slower fan
> is not possible.
> It seems that it doesn't have a cooler at all for the cpu but as
> you say it's some sort of cheapskate thing tubing that pumps liquid
> through the socket and then seemingly with 1 fan that is doing
> cooling both for the PSU as well as the cpu fan at once.
> Sort-of. I think the "heat pipe" is essentially 4-5 copper tubes
> that run to a fine-finned radiator. The fan vents the radiator.
> It is actually a fairly elegant, compact, and reliable design.
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