Thermal transfer is also affected my the size of the heat sink. A larger
heat-sink and a smaller or slower spinning fan (presumably quieter) will
accomplish the same goal.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bpreece" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 12:45 PM
Subject: Re: [SLUG] home network
> You probably would run into another problem.
> While the foam would reduce the noise it would also
> act like insalation and draw more heat which could cause
> thermal problems.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 12:24 PM
> Subject: Re: [SLUG] home network
> >On Tuesday 05 February 2002 11:08, you wrote:
> >> The new Dell Optiplex Pc's the GX450's do not have a Powersupply Fan
> >> Fan that sits between the Powersupply and CPU!
> >> This is to reduce noise ration and to more efficently cool both CPU and
> >> Powersupply at the same time.
> >> Bill Preece
> >On my (bought used) HP - Vectra there is a fan for both power supply and
> >but the power supply fan is inside the case and pushes air over the
> >powersupply rather than pulling it. It is nearly silent. It is actually
> >a nice machine ... a bit oddly laid out, but very easy to work in.
> >The loudest sounds in the office are from my K-7 space heaters.
> >Does anybody know where I could get some very thin (.125" / .375") sound
> >absorbing foam? I am thinking a good case mod would be to apply a layer
> >that material on the inside panels with a little spray-on adhesive.
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