[nycbug-talk] OT: noisy servers

Charles Sprickman spork
Tue Sep 13 02:24:41 EDT 2005

On Mon, 12 Sep 2005, Marco Scoffier wrote:

> I had a similar problem.  I replaced every fan in the box with silent
> ones, including one in the powersupply, it makes a _huge_ difference.
> http://tinyurl.com/bbtwh
> Fan sizes are standard.  Only problem is the SCSI disks are loud, so I
> can hear emails come in late at night.

Just be aware that many 1Us need loud, high-CFM fans to keep temperatures 
in check.  If you can find something with the same capacity to move air, 
but it's quieter, then no problem...  But usually quieter means that it 
moves less air.


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> Marco
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