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    Graphed: cooling improvements Silverstone DS380B + Noctua industrialPPC fans

    Hi team, Posting because I found other threads here really helpful, and I hope to help others in turn. I have a Silverstone DS380B with the usual HDD heat issues, running FreeNAS 11 on a Gigabyte H270N-WIFI LGA 1151 Mini ITX Motherboard, Intel Core i5 7600K Quad Core LGA 1151 3.8 GHz CPU (6 x...
  2. pro lamer

    Sanity check - Corsair RMx under small load in a warm place

    Hi! I was worried whether I can buy this power supply unit since I want to store my future rig in a DIY open-case on a shelf near the ceiling. The RMx (850W) is advertised to run fanless under small load. Initially (until I buy a stronger CPU/second CPU EDIT: if I do it ever at all. If I do...
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    Server Closet Cooling - Intake Fan Recommendations?

    I'm not sure if this is the correct forum to post, honestly couldn't find a better option, but here is the scenario: I have a server closet of 59 cubic feet that I need to manage temperatures for. Thankfully the ceiling of that closet extends to 100" and there is a 21.5" tall plenum above it of...
  4. David Dyer-Bennet

    Fan Control

    We've got a great chassis that cools too well :) (Chenbro RM23212 rev. E). I mean, it's keeping the drives down below the optimum temp the big Google drive study suggests, and it's also noisy as a tornado rushing by, so even in a closed rack in the laundry room it can be heard all over the...
  5. Bhoot

    Cooling a 4u case.

    I am currently running a 8disk RaidZ2 freenas server inside a Fractal R5 case. I have seen a lot of rack mount servers selling on ebay (preowned) which are coming out cheaper than purchasing a new unit. I am also looking at norco 4224 if I just replace the case, slap on a HBA for 24 bay server...
  6. Ejay8400

    Help choosing CPU cooler

    Hi everyone! I'm looking into getting a CPU cooler as the stock cooler from Intel isn't doing well enough. My build is as follows: Case: Fractal Design Define R5 CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5 Skylake Motherboard: Supermicro X11SSL-F HDD: 6 3TB WD Red Power Supply: Corsair RM650X, 650 Watt, 80...