[mythtv-users] Quiet CPU Cooler Recommendations

Robert Johnston anaerin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 23:37:18 UTC 2007

On 1/26/07, Rod <Rod at rods.id.au> wrote:
> 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.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Kirk Bocek
> >thtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
> >
> >
>     Have you considered water cooling of the CPU, then running the tubes
> to a cooling tower with a large low speed fan?

You mean something like the Zalman Reserator?

http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/view.asp?idx=216&code=021 - The
Reserator 2 in this case, though the Reserator 1 would also do the job
just fine.

Or, if you want a complete solution, that is totally noiseless (IE,
<20dBm) How about a TNN case:

Robert "Anaerin" Johnston

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