[mythtv-users] New frontend... Atom?

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Mon Nov 9 21:44:38 UTC 2009

On Monday 09 Nov 2009 20:34:20 Greg Cope wrote:
> 2009/11/9 Richard Morton <richard.e.morton at gmail.com>:
> > Hi Greg,
> >
> > fans!
> >
> > I know the dual core isn't fanless (single core is as standard I
> > understand) at least on the zotac boards; but I am looking for a
> > completely silent solution to replace my SP13000 at some point...
> >
> > So after your post I went looking; after hooking out the HDD and
> > putting in some sort of flash storage; it could be silent if there was
> > a big enough heatsink... is the revo fanless? Has anyone got a atom
> > dual core fanless system running?
> The dual core has a fan.  Not a big one.  Basically a laptop fan that
> cools a small ali? heatsink on the CPU and GPU.  It also vents the
> case.
> I think you could run one fanless with a big heatsink.  It would need
> a little case modding!
> My present host is in the garage, which is where the revo might end up
> - hence I do not care about noise.

If it's any encouragement, my revo sits behind the TV - the TV shields most of the noise and unless the room is *completely* silent I can't hear it. I can hear the fridge pump running in the kitchen but I can't hear the revo.

My core2duo laptop, in the same room, is a veritable hoover by comparison.


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