I was doing some digging but havent been able to come across a definite answer - so thought of turning to you guys (who'd have more experience)
I'm thinking of making a totally passively cooled system - HTPC, web browsing and downloads. Came across the Seasonic X 460 Fanless PSU. Question is - i know I won't need more power than that. But can this PSU sustain a PC's load, running 24/7?
* Specs are:
4GB Ram Kingston with AC RC pro coolers
2TB WD HDD + 320GB boot drive or a 80GB SSD
Thermalright HR 02
You shoud never make a totally passive system, you need case fans at least to keep some air moving or everything will overheat, the X-460 relies on there being a positive pressure in the case to force some air through it, if you have no case fans it will overheat and shut down.