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Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing - Freshly Chopped Case

A powerful system with smooth HD playback capabilities and not a single moving component! - We show you how it's done.

| Editorials in Computer Systems | Posted: Apr 20, 2009 5:01 am

Freshly Chopped Case

 

The next ingredient in our twisted cooking class today is the case itself. Now, the case selection process has been defined more by the heatsink than anything else. I need a case that's wide enough to fit the height of the Orochi as well as a mesh side panel to allow airflow through the case by using convection.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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The Silverstone SG03 fills this niche precisely; a regal looking black anodised aluminium mATX form factor case.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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The front panels swing open to reveal the plethora of ports and an additional 3.5" drive bay slot, while the opposing side holds the LEDs and the reset switch.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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A winning factor in this case is the nice mesh side screen that will help draw in cool air to the heatsink through natural convection, removing the need for a fan.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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