+/- 10... beats LedZep on a 125W, anytime.
I was happily surprised by how quiet the Acer behaved.
I can even hear the water dripping in the sink all the way to the bathroom (12 feet away, door opened) -- now.
As with the P4, bios beeps covered up the Intro songs of XP. Call me a configuration freak.
Big fans gathering dust can kill a ride, no matter how silenced.