SPCR is optimized for viewing at x screen size. My preference was for a slim-line case like the book-PC or something around the size and shape of the thick yellow pages phone book, which sits under my 19″ Viewsonic monitor. This experiment in noise reduction resulted in a relatively quiet PC where the noise of the rpm hard drives was the loudest sound. Skip to main content. Item location see all Item location. Armed by this research into flex ATX motherboards, slim-line cases and cool running processors I was ready to start building a ‘quieter-than-whisper’ PC. A safe recommendation is to keep the cpu below C at full load.

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This case size is big enough for any micro ATX motherboard not just the down-sized ones.

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This VIA C3 uses. Best Match Best Match. Not wanting to go the route of water cooling or putting the computer in the basement and running the cables through the floor,the next best solution is to try for a cooler running processor, which will not require as many fans.

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Unfollow shuttle motherboard to stop getting updates on your eBay feed. After building a quiet, but by no means super quiet computer I still wanted to get to the point of quieter-than-a-whisper.

This is another reason I was planning on using the built-in video,sound and lan.

April 22, by Mike Polniak Our first member contribution!!! Our new search experience requires JavaScript to be enabled. For more recent exchange rates, please use the Universal Currency Shkttle. Would it do the job running desktop applications, would it be stable and cool with only one fan in the whole case, and would it run linux?

The slim case will take a full micro ATX board xmm plus hard drive, floppy and cdrom, and has a rotatable and removeable frame to hold the drives. Turn off email alerts.

Now its time to check the internet and see if this new VIA C3 is for real. Custom Bundle see all Custom Bundle. Now it was time to look for that cool running processor that would make the truly ‘quieter-than-a-whisper’ PC, a reality.

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Comments in forums are property of their posters. The author built ham radios and audio equipment for a few years, then became hooked on linux ahuttle getting his first PC 2 years ago. Armed by this research into flex ATX motherboards, slim-line cases and cool running processors I was ready to start building a ‘quieter-than-whisper’ PC.

This experiment in noise reduction resulted in a relatively quiet PC where the noise of the rpm hard drives was the loudest sound. A safe recommendation is to keep the cpu below C at full load.

Since the processor is not overclocked, I was able to wire all 3 fans for 7 volts instead of 12 volts and thus reduce the rpm and resultant noise even more, while still keeping cpu temperatures around 45C.

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Do-It-Yourself Systems Viewing page 1 of 2 pages. Now both these boards come with built-in video,sound and lan. See each listing for international postage options and costs. The system has a total of 3 fans: Colocation Server Hosting by Binary Environments. Accounting for the slightly larger size mmv25 the 5 expansion slots: Items in search results. Refine your search for shuttle motherboard.

That led me to use the new Seagate Barracuda IV rpm drive with fluid bearing motor for a definite reduction in hard drive noiseand then continue the quest for a quieter PC.