[TriLUG] Slightly OT: Are there Really Quiet Computer Case Fans?
jon at jonathanhassell.com
Sat Jan 17 22:04:27 EST 2004
There's a load of stuff at ENDPCNOISE.COM.
From: Scott Chilcote [mailto:scottchilcote at earthlink.net]
Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2004 9:48 PM
To: trilug at trilug.org
Subject: [TriLUG] Slightly OT: Are there Really Quiet Computer Case
My job has me working within a six feet of a dual Xeon server. It has
at least five noisy fans, and sounds like a vacuum cleaner.
I'm considering a ways to quiet this box, and one of them is to buy some
fans that claim to be quiet to replace the current ones. I have no
idea how much this would help - for all I know, it has them already.
Does anyone know whether truly quiet fans exist, or is this just an
Another possibility is to buy some ethernet KVM tranceivers and move the
machine elsewhere. Besides the $$$ these cost, I'm short on alternative
If you've had a good experience with quieter fans, or have come up with
a better solution for this, please let me know. Replacing the system
isn't an option, but I've thought about putting it in a quieter box.
I can't scrape up enough for one of these:
But it sure would be sweet!
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