1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

SilverStone PP02 Acoustic Cover

Michael Larabel

Published on 21 December 2005
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 2 - Comment On This Article

When it comes to computer enthusiasts, some are entirely dedicated on minimizing the noise produced inside of their computer case while a fair share of other users could truly care less about the noise level as long as they are maximizing their frame-rate and processing power. In fact, there are dozens of products on the market for reducing the noise level created by your computer components whether it is a noisy fan or a hard drive that has seen better days. If you will recall, several months ago we performed an in-depth round-up entitled Silencing the SOHO that looked at several products available for reducing the noise level from improved heatsinks to fan gaskets. The engineers over at SilverStone Technology have introduced a new product for reducing the PSU noise level and that is their PP02 Power Supply Acoustic Cover. This product is a plastic frame that is lined with foam padding to absorb the sound and it attaches on the outside of the chassis.

Features:

· High strength ABS plastic construction
· Universal mounting system for any PSU
· Foam padded underside lining
· Reduce PSU acoustic noise with minimal airflow obstruction
· Unique SilverStone styling

Contents:

Receiving the PP02 at our location, it came retail with SilverStone's intelligently designed packaging that offers a see through area to view the actual part. The rest of the packaging simply states the specifics that enthusiasts are generally interested in, along with Silverstone’s traditional coloring scheme but lacking all of the repetitive goblins and sexy figures that often over populate products designed for gamers. Inside of the container, we simply were left with the actual PSU acoustic cover and four mounting screws. Although the installation process is self-explanatory, on the side of the packaging are the basic procedures for a traditional ATX chassis as well as the information is available from SilverStone's website.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Scythe Mugen MAX
  2. Intel Core i7 5960X Haswell-E On Linux
  3. Intel 80GB 530 Series M.2 SSD On Linux
  4. With A New Motherboard, The Core i7 5960X Haswell-E Lights Up
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Running Fedora 20 On Intel's Core i7 Haswell-E Platform
  2. A Tour Of The New Phoronix Office
  3. 7-Way Linux Desktop Gaming Comparison On Ubuntu 14.10
  4. Intel P-State vs. CPUFreq Benchmarks On The i7-5960X
Latest Linux News
  1. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Starts Rolling Out To Linux Users
  2. Trying Out The OpenSUSE 13.2 Beta: The Installer Is Still Lacking
  3. The Gestures Support Of GNOME 3.14
  4. Linux 3.17 Has Basic Support For The Xbox One Controller
  5. openSUSE 13.2 Beta Still Using Btrfs By Default, & KDE Plasma 5 For Testing
  6. GTK+ 3.14 Brings Much Better Wayland Support, Multi-Touch, New Theme
  7. DisplayPort Comes To USB's Type-C Connector
  8. NSS Updated On Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 To Allow Netflix Support
  9. Linux 3.17-rc6 Released; Linux 3.17 Final Might Come In One Week
  10. X.Org Server 1.16.1 Released
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. X.Org Women Outreach Program Only Turns Up Two Applicants So Far
  2. Uselessd: A Stripped Down Version Of Systemd
  3. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  4. State of Nouveau now and in the near future?
  5. Wasteland 2 Officially Launched Today, Including For Linux Gamers
  6. NVIDIA GTX 770/780 -works ?
  7. New stress testing utility for GPU's
  8. How to get Catalyst 14.4 working on Ubuntu 14.04