[mythtv-users] OT: cooling M350 case (was: What's the frontend of choice these days?)

Brian Long briandlong at gmail.com
Tue May 25 12:39:57 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Richard Morton
<richard.e.morton at gmail.com>wrote:

> >
> > Richard, I would be interested to hear how you plan to modify the M350
> case
> > for a larger/slower fan.  I was hoping I could run my single-core Atom
> > passively-cooled, but it stutters with 1080i content after a few minutes
> and
> > I figured out it was the GPU temperature.  Since placing a supposedly
> quiet
> > 40mm fan inside, the stutters are gone, but the fan[1] is too noisy.
> >
> > I originally bought this case to mount on the back of my 46" LCD TV, but
> I'm
> > thinking of storing it in a closet and running an HDMI cable through the
> > attic.  This means I could creatively use a Dremel and cut out a hole to
> > top-mount a 80mm, 92mm or 120mm fan.  I like the idea of a slow-moving
> > Scythe 120mm fan, but it might be too big.
> >
> > What do you think?
> Well; I am not too happy with the noise level. It looks like there is
> thickness to add a much larger fan, typically these are much thicker
> than the space available; but I found these:
> http://www.quietpc.com/gb-en-gbp/products/92mmfans/kaze-jyu-slim-1000
> just 2 mm thicker than the current standard unit.

Wow, I like the sounds of these.  They're marketed in the US by Scythe.
100mm (with 92mm holes):

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