PC form factor

From: Hans Franke <Hans.Franke_at_mch20.sbs.de>
Date: Thu Jul 8 06:07:35 1999

> > IBM had people who were really worried about noise, hence wouldn't put a
> > meaningful fan in the box. That little thing in the PSU (which dies more
> > often than any other single component in any PC)

> Not to doubt your word, but as owner of a small PC repair shop, my experience
> (and records) would suggest that the following components have a higher
> failure rate than power supplies or their fans. In order from highest
> failure rate:

> 1) modems -- extremely susceptible to spikes -- our most common repair

Modemfailure due spikes ? Just out of couriosity - do you still
have telegraph like overhead single wire telephone connections
and no protective devices in your area ? (Thats just the only
way I can imagine to become the modems into #1 failing devices)

(Just back from Oslo)

Traue keinem Menschen der 5 Tage blutet und immer noch nicht tod ist.
Received on Thu Jul 08 1999 - 06:07:35 BST

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