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negomike
01-31-2003, 07:29 AM
The cooling will be at 7db. It should be noted that a whispered conversation is 30db, I think. And I believe silent is generally considered to be around 20db.

nvnews has a link to:
http://www.hexus.co.uk/pr.php?pr=452

Article also about it at inquirer:
http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=7516

They were able to reduce the cooling system noise to only 7dbs. They claim the rest of the Nvidia reference design cards could be as high as 70db that is "the same level as a domestic vacuum cleaner".

Riva Station also has the press release up:
http://www.rivastation.com/go_e.htm?http://www.rivastation.com/news/news_de.htm#1043924326

negomike
01-31-2003, 07:34 AM
Riva Station also has some good "commentary" on nVidia's "silent drive" n[B]low system.

My favorite, and IMAO the harshest: