[mythtv-users] Re: Pundit
mythmail at richardstraat.homedns.org
Tue Aug 10 03:40:50 EDT 2004
Op di 10-08-2004, om 03:41 schreef Dennis Hand:
> Steven wrote:
> > I've had a few passing trough my hands recently and most are very quiet
> > but some aren't. Must be something with the fans but couldn't figure out
> > what. 6 out of 8 systems i've seen the harddisk was the noiseiest part.
> > I can also say that pundit-r systems make more noise than the original
> > model. They even released a bios upgrade for this but it is still louder.
> >I think I have seen the same thing. I have two friends who both have copied
> >pundit spec exactly. One seems fine but the other friend complains that his
> >fan is noisy. I assumed that was because he likes to poke the fan and slow
> >down to see the temperature change but maybe it is a manufacturer defect.
> >pundit is very quiet and even my LB (Liquid Bearing) drive is the loudest
> >in the machine.
> If you go into the bios and under Hardware Monitor the very first thing is
> the fan option. Enable it. That will put the fan in its default speed. ALOT
> quiter!!!! Some are shipped with this option enabled and some aren't. Don't
> ask me why.
Every one I've seen had the Q-fan (thats what it's called in ASUS terms,
http://www.asus.com/products/mb/qfan.htm) disabled by default. Turning
it on is always an improvement but still the results vary from machine
And as is said in my prev. post, ASUS have recently released a bios
update for the pundit-r to improve this function :
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