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Silent computer - upgrade of hardware

    If you are not familiar with a series of articles on silent computers then the meaning of this article will escape you somewhat… So, I shall continue for those who are already familiar with silent homemade products.
    Almost everyone who saw my fanless computer predicted real difficulties with upgrade of hardware, namely motherboard... It is difficult object, in fact motherboard is fast fixed to aluminum bed plate, numerous heat removers contact boards, and thermal tubes specially curved to the size and soldered in copper block-radiators run to processor and chipset... Because of the idea that it will be necessary to bend, re-drill, re-solder and to alter everything my head starts spinning. I have delayed the upgrade, but it should be done anyway…

Silent computer - upgrade of hardware

   Initially, when I started this project and the result was rather vague and with a view of saving money, I have bought the motherboard Foxconn 945G7MA-8KS2, which has been serving faithfully for one and a half year, having endured all my violations.

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  But I wouldn’t praise Foxconn, it has too much odd peculiarities, petty glitches, and it is impossible to underestimate the "responsive" personnel of their agency, in a word all attributes unworthy for good manufacturer… 



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Non-constructive thoughts about modding...

    All began when one day my neighbour, he is Automatic Control Engineer, came and started to beg me to give him one diode. When I asked him why, he typed modding in a search engine. And it had a great effect on me. I was sick about it. Maybe there is nothing accidental in the world and this modding seed fell into good soil. All my life I was interested in design.


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