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Looking for a fanless netbook

Postby gch15 » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:09 pm

I am looking for a netbook to do some writing / editing kind of work using gVim and a bit of browsing. Nothing very processor intensive. I want the netbook to be fanless. Basically I want the thing to be very quiet. Although I am willing to put up with the sound of the hard disk turning, solid-state storage will be the best. Irritatingly, most vendors do not say in the specifications whether the netbook is fanless or fan-cooled. If anybody owns a fanless netbook I will be grateful to know about it. Thanks.
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Postby M-Saunders » Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:05 am

Lo,

I haven't spent a lot of time with netbooks recently, but the only one I've ever come across that didn't have a fan was the Dell Mini 9:

http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=4578

Don't know if they're still making them now, but you might be able to find one on eBay. I liked the fact that it was totally silent too!

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Postby M-Saunders » Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:08 am

Oh, and it looks like the Dell Inspiron Mini 1018 doesn't have a fan either. Check some reviews first though, to make sure it doesn't have any problems from getting too hot!

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Postby gch15 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:00 pm

Thanks Mike!
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