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Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing - You spin me right round baby

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

You spin me right round baby

 

Now for the next and most crucial part of the system in ensuring there is no noise generated from moving parts; the hard drive.... or more specifically in this case, the Solid State Drive!

 

No annoying disk spin and vibration noise here; pure silence and blisteringly fast speeds!

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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G.Skill were kind enough to send us their 64 GB model in a nice package, encased in high density foam.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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Most SSDs now are in the laptop format 2.5" size; this creates something of an issue if you want to mount it in a regular sized ATX case and you will most likely have to buy an adapter bracket to fit it in.

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

(Click the above image for the large version)

 

As can be seen from the back of the drive, there are standard SATA ports for data and power as well as a dinky USB2 socket that lets you use this disk drive as a portable storage device. How handy!

 

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

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