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When i put a fan as intake fan in my case, there is much more noise than when the fan is exhausting. I have noticed its because of the honeycumb grill.
I've found a solution by hanging the intake top fan a little bit lower than the grill but there must be a better solution i guess. My side fan is exhausting because i couldnt stand the noise...

Thx
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I could really use some advice
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post #3 of 6
Cut out the grill?
 
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post #4 of 6
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Thx for your answer but is that the only solution?
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post #5 of 6
Pretty much if you want to improve your airflow and lower your noise. You can always install a wire grill after
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post #6 of 6
I had the same issue with my case on my intake fans.

I used an old fan as a shroud to space the fan from the grille and it eliminated the noise. Here's a pic

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