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Old 04-24-03, 02:25 PM   #33
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Originally posted by Uttar
Never heard of a so noisy PSU - is it home-made?
Well, it's sort of home made. I modded a PSU designed for 1RU servers so I can power a GF FX 5800 Ultra in a Shuttle SFF. The CAI Whisper PSU has a high-speed 40 mm fan that was designed for a loud server closet, not a quiet living room. Details of my mod:

In fact, wouldn't be surprised if some FX owners feared the worst and had a good surprise with it
I'm wondering how much of this is coy and clever marketing by NVIDIA. I measured only 45 dB @ 1 meter A weighting. Tell people it's louder than a jet plane and buyers are pleasantly surprised when it's not.
I used to drive a Heisenberg, but whenever I'd glance at the speedometer, I'd get lost.

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