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What generally creates the most noise in a PC?

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Power supply? Case fans? Cpu fan? etc...
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Fans. Any of them.
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Power supply? Case fans? Cpu fan? etc...
That depends on your system. I would say generally its probably the GPU fan since it tend to be a smaller fan. However in a system designed for silence the loudest thing is usually the hard drive.
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Got to be the CPU fan, although on old PC's I would say HDD.
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Case fans
     
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I can barely hear my fans, only if im very close to the case. Hard drives, optical drives, doors and loose panels if you got a lot of vibrations. Use something like this for installing you HDDs, its a lot more noisless. Cheap case fan grills, i cut them all and put simple grills.
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Normally either the case fans, or GPU fan. Sometimes the CPU fan.
    
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post #8 of 91
Power supply for me.

It's not too bad, but it's easily the loudest.
post #9 of 91
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I got like 28 different answers rofl but I guess it really does depend on the "product" itself.
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I got like 28 different answers rofl but I guess it really does depend on the "product" itself.
It really does. I have had annoyingly loud PSU fans and whisper quiet PSU fans, same thing with GPU's and their fans.
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