[mythtv-users] Quiet CPU Cooler Recommendations

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Fri Jan 26 22:50:01 UTC 2007

Kirk Bocek wrote:
> 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.

I hate to state what might be obvious, but, for a frontend-only system, 
you don't need to keep the machine on all of the time.  Just turn it off 
when you go to bed.


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