The Heatsink Guide
Teus in action! great work :super:
small note: maybe change the cfm/db comparison on the first page with a graph or better looking chart
Editor doesn't have the tools / time available to do this right now
but it is added to list for him when he gets home :D
Sorry that i can't agree with you. From what i have learned, decibel is
logarithmic. i think the formula is decibel = 10 log X where X is the ratio of
When you add 20Db to 20Db, you don't get 40Db but 23Db(i am not sure the
correct answer). But I know 20Db is 10 times louder than 10Db and 30Db is 100
times louder than 10Db.
Other than this, I enjoy what you wrote. :-)
--- Teus wrote:
> hi there
> dBa means decibel, yes
> 50 decibel is indeed twice as loud as 25 decibel, when you measure it with a
> but watch out: 25 dBA is silent, while 50dBa is terribly loud!
> hope you understand it and enjoyed my howto
> greetz, Teus
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Cheong Ng
>> To: email@example.com
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2003 5:28 PM
>> Subject: The Heatsink Guide
>> hi, just wonder what does Dba mean? is it decibel?? if that's the case, you
>> can't divide CFM with it as decibel is not proportional. meaning 20 decibel
>> is not twice as loud as 10 decibel.
>> if Dba is not decibel, please tell me what is it. thanks.
anywayz... as I stated: the more CFM, the drastically more noise
can you quote what is yours & what is by Cheong? :)
that dBA stuff, major mistake :/
yep, you should have known that one TeuS..
http://hwfaq.be -> search dba
Is it possible that in the papst comparison chart the 8412 N has to be 8412 NG?
I'll correct it as soon as I'm back from eating w/ parents and my network is online :*
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