[mythtv-users] Quiet CPU Cooler Recommendations

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Fri Jan 26 21:08:52 UTC 2007

Brian Wood wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2007, at 12:01 PM, Paul Mathews wrote:
>> What about one of these:
>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16835106056
>> It's huge, but does not require a fan.
> While the CPU cooler itself doesn't require a fan it looks like it  
> might require a fair bit of air moving past it to be effective, so  
> something is going to have to move that air. Whether the fan is  
> mounted on the CPU cooler or elsewhere on the case make much  
> difference IMHO.
> Well designed ball-bearing fans can be incredibly quiet, especially  
> if you slow them down below full speed. Unfortunately they can be as  
> as hard to find as an honest politician.
> Have you thought about installing your machine elsewhere besides the  
> bedroom, and just piping the video/audio/control to the BR TV set ?

Sure, why not!

And how do you do this reasonably -- that is, without holes in the walls or 
$1000 of equipment?

Not to be a stick-in-the-mud, but the cable company can provide HD without any 
fans. I want to do the same with Myth!

Kirk BOcek

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