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the CPU is a D525 (13 watts)

I'm a bit concerned because the case has zero fans. I'll be using it in ambient temps of about 68F/20C. What are your thoughts?

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post #2 of 8
Doubt you'll have any problems. What are you using it for?

Wait let me through out my guesses first! tongue.gif

A) Sprinkler system
B) Security system
C) Firewall

Pretty poor guesses but.... tongue.gif
    
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post #3 of 8
I would think it would be fine... not like you are going to be pushing a lot of heat at 13 watts... tongue.gif
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post #4 of 8
I think that would be fine, if you find it is running to hot for your liking (unlikely) you could attach a "Blower"style fan near the cpu hs.
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post #5 of 8
Its designed like that to be fine. Obviously it sacrifices powerful components for lower heat output.
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post #6 of 8
Find out the TDP of the cooler that you are going to use, if it is rated at 15+ W then you should be fine, take a 10& W increase for the ambient temperature.
post #7 of 8
I have the same setup but with the Atom 330, but mine has a fan on the cpu cooler. the case still doesnt have fans and does get little warm but not hot. Got to love these low power servers, Mine only pulls 45watts from the wall biggrin.gif
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post #8 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xtopiana View Post

Find out the TDP of the cooler that you are going to use, if it is rated at 15+ W then you should be fine, take a 10& W increase for the ambient temperature.



the whole setup comes with a cooler, here is another picture

If you can't tell by the picture, this is a 1u cooler so it just fits in the 1u case w/o a fan
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1u 80mm blower + passive cpu  proxmox 3.1 supermicro 300w 1u supermicro 1u 
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2x intel pro1000 nics  
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A8-3870K @ 3.7GHz GIGABYTE A75M-UD2H Power Cooler 7870 Team Group Inc 
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some lian-li case... M-Audio AV40s + 10" Sony ___? 
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