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Delivery was excellent as was the power supply

The power supply was great and it has really made the computer very quiet. Craig Mitchell, 4th September 2014 (via Trustpilot)
Streacom Fanless Media PC
Discontinued

Quiet PC Streacom Fanless Media PC

- Replaces the Streacom FC5-Z68 Fanless Media PC- Replaced by the Quiet PC Sidewinder Fanless Media PC

This high-specification beautiful PC comes in a choice of silver or black and is ready to go. It has no fans for zero noise, zero dust and zero maintenance.

Beauty and power in your living room

We are pleased to announce yet another ground-breaking example of living room PC design - the FC5 Fanless Media PC. Only 60mm high and 325mm wide, it is sure to look great as the focus of any home entertainment system. The machine is supplied in a shot-blasted finish and its fascia is clean, elegant and uncluttered. Only the power button, power light, optical slot and remote control sensor (option) are visible on the front of the case.

Features

  1. Fully built silent media PC, configurable to your exact requirements
  2. 100% fanless design gives zero noise and no dust build-up
  3. We build to your specification and deliver within 7 days
  4. Clean Build™ Promise and original OS+drivers supplied on DVDs
  5. Two year warranty with open-case policy
  6. Micro ATX motherboard offers many features and low power consumption

Top Performance and Reliability

The PC itself doesn't compromise on performance, and can be built pre-installed with up to 32 gigabytes of memory. Although Microsoft Windows will run happily on 2GB of memory, we recommend a minimum of 4GB to ensure that the machine has plenty to spare and will always offer excellent responsiveness whilst running PVR software such as Media Center which comes free with Windows.


Despite its diminutive size, it packs a real punch - Intel's 3rd Generation (Ivy Bridge) Core processors gives fantastic performance and low power consumption, allowing the machine to be cooled without any forced air whatsoever. The whole case acts as a processor heatsink, with heat being efficiently transferred from the CPU to the chassis via six copper heatpipes.

Clean Build™ Promise

The price of many pre-built PCs these days is often supported by cash kickbacks from software companies who pay hardware manufacturers to pre-install limited or trial versions of their software and then hope that the customer pays to upgrade to the full version. The downside to this approach is that the new PC comes pre-loaded with a lot of "junkware" which bloats the operating system and can cause severe performance degradation.

Here at Quiet PC we believe that customers have every right to expect the best possible performance from a brand new PC, so every system we build comes with our Clean Build™ promise. We install the operating system (if you order one), motherboard drivers, OS updates and Microsoft Security Essentials - that's it. You won't be pestered by pop-ups and nag screens and you can get on with using your new PC immediately without having to uninstall lots of junkware first. Your new machine will boot in super-quick time and will stay running quickly for many months and years to come.

Blu-ray playback

If you like to watch Blu-ray films then we offer an optional Blu-ray player which is a slimline tray-loading model from LG. Although Windows includes Media Center, it does not have the built-in ability to play Blu-ray discs. To address this issue, we offer Blu-ray playback software from Arcsoft which tightly integrates with Windows Media Center to allow seamless playback and control of Blu-ray movies.

Free hardware support and fully inclusive warranty

We offer free hardware technical support for as long as you own the machine. This support covers any hardware query or problem, including advice on maintenance and upgrades. We regret we can't offer software support or training so we would recommend contacting the software vendor in this instance.

Our warranty runs for two years and is "collect and return" meaning that you don't need to worry about getting the machine back to us - we will instruct our courier to collect it from you on a day of your choosing, then after we have checked and repaired it we will send it back to you by express courier at our expense. In addition, unlike many other PC suppliers, we have an "open-case" policy which means you are free to open the machine and perform your own minor modifications or upgrades without worrying that your warranty might be affected.

Windows Media Center

All three versions of Windows 7 include Windows Media Center which is a great way to watch and record terrestrial and/or satellite TV (in conjunction with a TV tuner card), as well as watching films, viewing photos and listening to music. Windows 8 does not include Media Center but it can be easily added to Windows 8 Pro for a nominal charge by requesting a product key on the Microsoft website. Adding Media Center to Windows 8 also gives you the ability to play DVD films. We recommend Windows 8 rather than Windows 7 because it has more features, faster performance and will be better future-proofed.


SpecificationsStreacom Media PC
Machine nameStreacom Fanless Media PC
Chassis Material100% Aluminium
Cooling SystemPassive fanless CPU heatsink with 4 heatpipes
Compatible Operating SystemsWindows 7 / Windows 8 / Ubuntu Linux
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z77MX-D3H LGA1155 Micro ATX
GraphicsIntel HD 4000
Graphics portsDVI, HDMI and VGA (max any 2 ports simultaneously)
Max resolution1920 x 1200 (DVI / HDMI)
SATA 6Gb / 3Gb / mSATA ports2 / 4 / 0
SATA RAID SupportRAID 0, 1, 5 and 10
Wired LAN1 x 10/100/1000 Mbit Ethernet port
Wireless LANOptional
BluetoothOptional
Rear USB 2.0 / 3.0 ports4 / 2
Side USB 2.0 / 3.0 ports0 / 2
AudioHD 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel + 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
Other rear ports1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
Available PCI Express x16 slots1 (PCIe 3.0)
Memory slots used / available2 / 2
PC dimensions (L x W x H) - FC5 case435 x 325 x 60 mm
PC dimensions (L x W x H) - FC9 case348 x 289 x 100 mm
Clean Build™ promiseOS+updates, drivers and MS Security Essentials only
Recovery methodWindows installation and drivers DVDs supplied
Warranty typeCollect and return, open-case policy
Warranty24 months
 

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