When the PC’s primary home was in the office, noise wasn’t a real factor. But no one wants a noisy computer in their living room. And as PCs make a serious play for a spot in your den or as part of your home theater setup, users and vendors have started paying more attention to this annoyance.
Here’s the problem: To handle media-heavy functions, PCs need lots of processing power. Power means heat, and that typically means more buzzsaw-like fans. But two companies, Hush Technologies and Voodoo PC, offer PCs that boast multimedia power, bold style, and very low noise level, thanks to fanless cases.
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