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Any ideas what could be causing this noise?

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It was so annoying, I made a video of it.

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Metal Frame reverberating.

Is the side panel firmly screwed into place?

Does it still make that noise with the side panel removed?
    
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One of your fans might need some oil.

That's normal for a sleeve fan if placed horizontally. Ball bearing fans are better for top fans.
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The noise is vibration caused by the top fans. Turn them off or lower the speed if possible, and see if the sound goes away.
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Originally Posted by gymenii View Post
The noise is vibration caused by the top fans. Turn them off or lower the speed if possible, and see if the sound goes away.

I don't see how it could be the fans if when he applies pressure to the frame the noise stops
. Oh, I get it you are saying the fans are shaking the frame, not that they are wearing out.

I've seen this problem in my own case and the way I stopped it was to screw the fans in tighter, lower the speed on one fan, and screw the side panel in tighter.
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Okay, all I did was remove the top bezel of my case and put it back on again and it works perfectly now. No sounds!

That was weird... Thanks for the help though guys
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I don't see how it could be the fans if when he applies pressure to the frame the noise stops
. Oh, I get it you are saying the fans are shaking the frame, not that they are wearing out.

I've seen this problem in my own case and the way I stopped it was to screw the fans in tighter, lower the speed on one fan, and screw the side panel in tighter.
Oh sorry, I didn't make that very clear, It's the case vibrating not the fans.
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Yeah the fans are causing the metal on the case to vibrate and cause the noise. It happens with my Stacker 830 case and to remedy it I just give it a little wack and it goes away. Glad you solved the problem because that would drive me crazy!
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