Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). Just how Quiet is Quiet? (G5) - Current Mac Hardware Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In Just how Quiet is Quiet? (G5) keyboardf12 Posted: June 23, 2003 8:02PM in Current Mac Hardware edited January 2014 So apple is saying that the g5 will be 35dba. I think my fan upgraded MDD is 55dba?How loud was a cube?An Imac?Just trying to get an relative comparison.thanks Comments Reply 1 of 4 akumulator Posts: 1,111member June 23, 2003 8:51PM Well, the cube didn't have a fan (unless you put a Radeon in it). I think anything less than what the quicksilvers and MDD cases had is good. Audio people have been complaining for a quiter tower for a long time now. They've definately taken a lot of things into consideration for this tower and did a kick ass job. Reply 2 of 4 ambrose Posts: 1member June 23, 2003 11:22PM Quote:Originally posted by keyboardf12 So apple is saying that the g5 will be 35dba. I think my fan upgraded MDD is 55dba?How loud was a cube?An Imac?Just trying to get an relative comparison.thanks Steve Jobs sayd at the keynote that it was around 32dba... Reply 3 of 4 keyboardf12 Posts: 1,379member June 24, 2003 9:28AM even better.let's hope 32dba = quiet as a butterfly landing on a baby's bottom.or something like that... Reply 4 of 4 airsluf Posts: 1,861member June 24, 2003 1:28PM Sign In or Register to comment.