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by badaow
Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: Notebook Systems
Topic: 199$ Asus Solid State Notebook
Replies: 33
Views: 29018

After some further reading, instead of disconnecting the fan wires, I used the method of slipping some folded paper into the vents to stop the fan. The machine is completely silent now, as expected. It feels a tiny bit warmer to the touch, but it's difficult to tell. No other ill affects observed.
by badaow
Thu Jan 03, 2008 11:39 pm
Forum: SPCR Article Discussion
Topic: Reflections on the Asus Eee PC
Replies: 13
Views: 10622

Got an EEE PC a couple days ago without reading up too much beforehand -- I wanted a small, cheap bedside laptop as a quick net access point (web, net radio) and to slip into my shoulder bag for trips. This fits the bill nicely. It's surprisingly full featured out of the box. For a bedside computer ...
by badaow
Thu Jan 03, 2008 11:35 pm
Forum: Notebook Systems
Topic: 199$ Asus Solid State Notebook
Replies: 33
Views: 29018

Got an EEE PC a couple days ago without reading up too much beforehand -- I wanted a small, cheap bedside laptop as a quick net access point (web, net radio) and to slip into my shoulder bag for trips. This fits the bill nicely. For a bedside computer though, the fan is pretty annoying. I figured an...