[mythtv-users] New HTPC case from Antec

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 14:31:43 UTC 2006

On 9/8/06, Trey Thompson <trey at verustech.com> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Steven Adeff
> Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 9:03 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv; Mike Frisch
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] New HTPC case from Antec
> On 9/8/06, Mike Frisch <mfrisch at isurfer.ca> wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 09:41:40AM -0400, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > > http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=15738#
> > >
> > > Looks nice. I use their power supplies pretty much exclusively, I'm
> a
> > > big fan of their TruePower line, and have received excellent service
> > > from them.
> >
> > Wow, this case looks very nice!  It's probably the first HTPC case
> that
> > I would actually be willing to put into my HT rack.
> >
> > I am curious to know how noisy it is?  It has 2 fans + PSU fan.
> I have 2 fans in my LC16M, they're low speed "queit" fans, I have more
> noise coming from the harddrives than the fans =(  Antec doesn't say,
> but I imagine they used similar style fans.
> NewEgg just had a special on WD 320GB SATA quiet drives.  Got two, can't
> hear them at all.

those are actually the drives I have in there. they make more noise
the the fans I'm using. though the PSU fan is the loudest thing in the
case. It's all in all quite quiet. (and those WD 3200JB drives are
fantastic, which I could afford three more so I can have 6 in a RAID5

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