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Old 11-28-2008, 10:08 PM   #1
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I want to make a torrent box,and i was wondering how i could make a fanless PC?

I was thinking of underclocking/undervolting a 800Mhz P3 down to 200Mhz and then using one of aftermarket heatsinks.

But im unsure how i would go about the PSU...
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Old 11-28-2008, 10:14 PM   #2
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Open the power supply and disconnect the PSU fan ?????

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Old 11-28-2008, 10:29 PM   #3
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could your main rig give some power to the other?
or you could try
the EPIA Pico-ITX mainboard
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Old 11-28-2008, 11:33 PM   #4
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Open the power supply and disconnect the PSU fan ?????
Then what am i going to do about the heat?

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Old 11-28-2008, 11:35 PM   #5
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Then what am i going to do about the heat?



Dunno about that part but at least it will be fanless.
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I think you'd be better off building a silent PC:

http://www.hardcoreware.net/reviews/review-118-1.htm

http://www.buildsilentpc.com/

http://www.silentpcreview.com/section5.html
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Old 11-29-2008, 12:29 AM   #7
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Thermalright HR-01+ makes for a good silent CPU heatsink. My Xeon E3110 loaded up to about 55C overclocked to 4005 mhz and 1.328 Vcore fanless.
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You could add large heat pipes connecting to the case. If you keep the case near a vent, or in the basement, you should get great results.
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Default Re: Making a Fanless PC?

Yeah good ideas everyone,but i have come to the conclusion to use my laptop and put it in a different room and then use utorrent's web UI to manage it.
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Or TorrentFlux!
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