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Acoustic Samples: Listen to this Heatsink!
The DC1U-B01 is very loud for its size, but since we are looking at 1U server applications noise is less of an issue.To listen to this heatsink for yourself in operation, be sure to click on the little headphones icon below and download the Acoustic Sample MP3 file.
Sound Level Measurements:
Listening to the actual noise a heatsink makes allows you to hear what pure numbers alone cannot get across. To further emphasize FrostyTech's reliance on cold hard facts when evaluating a heatsink, we also take Decibel readings with a sound level meter. These results may be higher than the manufacturer's listed specs, but then again these are real world measurements. Measurements are made on the dB (A) scale.
The heatsink measures in at 61.3 dB which is makes it one of the louder heatsinks for sure. Given the size of the fan, it is surprising that so much noise is created. A small profile heatsink like this would be good for small form factor PCs, but the noise levels are just too high to make that a viable option.
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