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Zotac ZBHOXHD-ID11 Case Positioning Impact on Fan Noise

As I was testing the ID11, I noticed differences in the thermal behavior based on how the case was positioned. I tested three positions; case open, case vertical, and case horizontal. This is the fifth post in a series of posts related to the Zotac ZBOX ZBOXHD-ID11. Summary: Place the case in a vertical position […]

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Zotac ZBOXHD-ID11 Beta BIOS Reduces Fan Speed and Noise

In a previous post I measured the fan speed and noise under load, and I found it to be unacceptably high. Zotac support notified me that a new Beta BIOS is available that address the issue. In this post I measure the difference between the release BIOS and the Beta BIOS. This is the fourth […]

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Zotac ZBOXHD-ID11 Fan Speed and Noise

In my previous post I discussed my initial impressions of the Zotac ZBOXHD-ID11. In this post I continue my review, focusing on fan speed and noise. This is second post in a series of posts related to the Zotac ZBOX ZBOXHD-ID11. Summary: – High fan speed and noise while under load. – Fan never returns […]