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Japanese retailer lists fanless silent AMD AM5 PC, but don’t expect great graphics performance

Modern components without the noise and power draw, but it does lack dedicated graphics
Last Updated on July 8, 2024
Japanese retailer lists fanless silent AMD AM5 PC, but don't expect great graphics performace
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A Japanese PC retailer has started selling quite a unique and interesting new computer. Oliospec has come out with a silent AMD Ryzen AM5 PC (thanks to Videocardz), starting selling on the 8th of July, it certainly targets a more niche market. It’s not fitting for a gaming PC as not even the best quiet PC case can compete with something without moving parts. That is since the Steacom FC8 has no PC fans inside and opts for a more passive cooling design thanks to the case it has gone for.

But the specs are not for gamers, but rather those after a strong CPU performance without much graphical needs, a good choice for multimedia or more casual usage. Unlike the ROG NUC more recently announced, this PC lacks any dedicated graphics card, instead opting for the integrated graphics onboard the processor. The heat dissipation requirements of modern components do make it hard otherwise so it’s not advised previously, but the improvements in efficiency of AM5 clearly is a good opportunity to try it.

Streacom FC8 Fanless Silent AMD Ryzen Oliospec listing
Streacom FC8 Fanless Silent AMD Ryzen Oliospec listing

Streacom FC8 Fanless Silent specs

The case itself has been around for nearly ten years now, however, this is probably one of the more modern editions of it being brought in as a prebuilt system.

CPUAMD Ryzen 5 8500G (6 cores, 12 threads, 3.7GHz/Boost 5GHz Radeon 740M)
Memory Crucial Pro DDR5-6000 32GB Kit (16GB x2)
MotherboardASRock B650I Lightning WiFi
Storage + availableM.2 NVME SSD Gen4 1TB Crucial T500 + 2x 2.5inch SSD slots
GraphicsIntegrated graphics: Radeon 740M with 4 CUs
AudioRealtek ALC897 Audio Codec
LAN2.5 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000/2500 Mb/s – Dragon RTL8125BG
USB3 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ports (10 Gb/s) (Lightning Gaming ports.)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C port (10 Gb/s)
4 x USB 2.0 ports
Audio portHD Audio Jack: Sound in / Front speaker / Microphone
WiFiIntel 802.11ax WiFi Module (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ax, Bluetooth + High speed class II)
Expansion slot (free)1 x PCI Express 4.0 x16 slot (low profile, no GPU)
Power supplyMini-Box picoPSU-160-XT + 108W AC Adapter
Size240 x 250 x 100mm (W x D x H)

The case is a full aluminum design that has fins on the side to provide the most surface area to get the heat away. Being able to fit in an ITX motherboard, it offers a B650 ASRock board and fits in a Ryzen 8000G CPU. It also has 32GB of DDR5 memory running at 6000Mhz making sure the system gets the best performance it can in such a small chassis, but can be expanded up to 96GB at some point in the two slots.

It also has an m.2 NVMe SSD as the boot device with a 1TB Crucial pre-installed, with the ability to expand but only with 2.5-inch SSDs. Along with that, you get a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port, plenty of USBs, and an HDMI 2.1 connector. That is for the integrated graphics found on the CPU as you’re not going to be able to fit a full GPU into spare x16 on the board.

For the cooling of the CPU, it directly has a heatsink connecting it to the case itself. With the default temp setting of 75°C the company does say even under load, it will be safe to run. It also doesn’t need too much power as it comes with a 108W adapter so the compact 240 x 250 x 100mm PC is quiet and power efficient if you have a good use case for it. It does cost 162,8000 Yen which is around $1,010 if you were interested in it.

With a fascination for technology and games, Seb is a tech writer with a focus on hardware and deals. He is also the primary tester and reviewer at BGFG and PCGuide.