[futurebasic] Re: My noisy new Mac [X-FB]

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From: "Pierre A. Zippi" <pzippi@...>
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 1998 08:27:32 -0500
Rick Brown wrote:
> So, is it just _my_ 24x CD-ROM drive (in my new 266 MHz G3) that sounds
> like a leaf blower??

The 24XCD on my G3 sound more like a hover-craft.
That's OK with me, because it really flies on a few CD-based databases that I own.

I noticed something interesting when the first Macs with cooling fans hit the market.
(Remember the Mac Plus? Almost no moving parts.)
At work the new fan-cooled Macs seemed quiet, but at home all I could hear was the fan whinning away.
In reality, even a white collar office environment is noisy enough to drown-out the minor nuisance 
noises of most computers.
Pierre A. Zippi

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