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Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing - Obsolete Formats

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

Obsolete Formats

 

The Blu-ray drive also plays HD-DVDs... that is, if you want to.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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Now, you are probably confused about what I'm going to do to power this thing. Well, there are not a lot of options with a heatsink the size of ours and really you have to invest in either a picoPSU or another Small Form Factor PSU that can be mounted inside the case.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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Here I have chosen to re-use a power supply that was provided in another small form factor case and it bolts nicely to a spare motherboard mounting hole next to the ITX board.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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With the heatsink mounted you can barely even see the motherboard - I told you it was huge!

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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Putting the side on it lines up nicely with the mesh panel to provide good heat exchange.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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