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post #43 of Old 09-04-2007
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Originally Posted by wind_magic View Post
The problem is the visual in your head is thinking normal motherboard and case.

Instead, think motherboard the size of a pack of cigarettes, fan the size of a quarter, and large metal enclosure.

Less like a bull in a shoebox, and more like a mouse in a gymnasium.
That bit I get; what I don't understand are the thermodynamics of a tiny fan inside an unvented box. With no circulation outside of the cubic inch of airspace, I am wondering what the fan could be for.
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