[oclug]Noisy PC's (Was Linux and power supplies)
B McKee-Muskoka Auto Parts
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Wed Oct 30 08:54:51 EST 2002
>> The quiet hardware is already available, albeit at a premium.
>> One of my links was to quietpc.ca, a vendor specializing in
>> quiet gear.
> People are already paying a hefty premium for flat-panel displays. I
> would think that low-power, low-noise, small-form-factor PC's would be
> the next logical step.
Wasn't this supposed to be a selling point of the Apple G4 Cube? Yet people
made 'toaster' jokes. All the Macs I've used have been nice and quiet. The
lower heat output of the RISC chip I suppose. Of course, the CDRom in the
first generation iMacs sounded like the CD was about to be propelled through
the case back at you....
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