[mythtv-users] Quiet CPU Cooler Recommendations

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 20:25:26 UTC 2007

On 1/26/07, Paul Mathews <pma5201 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> What about one of these:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16835106056
> It's huge, but does not require a fan.
> Paul
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Kirk Bocek <t004 at kbocek.com>
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent: Friday, January 26, 2007 10:38:50 AM
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Quiet CPU Cooler Recommendations
> I need to build a new front-end only box for the bedroom that needs to be dead
> silent. I can figure out everything but the CPU/Cooler.
> Is there a CPU out there that's powerful enough to playback HD where the
> cooler is dead silent? It doesn't need to *record* HD or do transcoding --
> I'll do that elsewhere.
> Thanks,

then just filter by socket type. You can find fanless heatsinks for
939 and AM2 if your going the AMD route or LGA if your going the
core2duo route. There are also heatsinks with very quiet fans that
usually only turn on under load. My Zalman, even under full load
produces less noise than any other fan on my frontend system.

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