[nSLUG] Cases and fans
john at stantonnet.org
Sat Apr 3 18:48:27 ADT 2010
Whats the price on the 5v 40mm fan? Also what is the depth?
On 04/03/2010 03:49 PM, Jim Haliburton wrote:
> I have both 5 and 12 volt fans. These are ceramic bearings rather than bronze
> bush or ball bearing. Most of the fans are $12.00 or less with ceramic
> bearings. The MTBF is over 250,000 hours. I have been using them for 3+ years
> and have never had one fail, ....... yet!
> Regarding the cases.
> The small miniITX cases are waaay over priced. The leaast expensive option is
> entry level tower cases. Dealer cost runs from< $40.00 to 100.00+
> Their advantage is they use standard power supplies, and accept the normal
> CD/DVD drives, not the slim line ones from laptops. They look pretty empty
> when a miniITX board is used. They usually have a place for a fan to blow on
> the hard drives and another to exhaust the air from the back of the case.
> If you really want to be low power and can accept 40gb capacity, think of the
> new intel X-25V Solid state drives. I think less than $180.00 FOB Toronto.
> See this link
> There are at least 4 computer wholesalers in metro that I deal with.
> Jim H
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