Silent PC

  ross_mcculloch 18:03 29 Dec 2007

I've got an old 1.7GHz PC that needs to be ditched for a new Core2 Duo model, just wondering how noisy something like the Arbico CD6750 XL or equivalent £500ish package PCs will be, is it worth opting for a 'Quiet PC'?

PS: I don't do any gaming!

  Totally-braindead 18:54 29 Dec 2007

What exactly is a "Quiet PC" is this some sort of option they give you?

  spuds 19:31 29 Dec 2007

I have two standard computers that I use daily, both are quiet (to my ears), not like some of the printers that I use :O)

You can buy 'quiet' computers, with all sorts of refinements and attachments, with prices to suit. But personally I wouldn't go to all that expense and bother, when a well maintained standard computer will do

  jakimo 10:24 30 Dec 2007

The Medion 6486 PC is very quiet,and is in your price range,it has a passive graphics card,cant hear the cpu or psu fans,at times you will hear the HD when having to work hard

  Forum Editor 10:54 30 Dec 2007

is so quiet that sometimes the only way of knowing that it's running at all is to look for the green light on the front. If I concentrate hard I can just detect a very faint hum, but it's the quietest machine I've ever used.

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