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Been having an issue with my new fan that it makes loud humming noises. But when I just held it in my hand, it did not. So I"m looking for rubber mounts that will actually suspend it in the air off the door like my CPU fan mounts, you know so it's not actually touching the surface.

I've seen bunches everywhere, not sure what will actually work and what is just useless crap, any links or suggestions?
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I've also tried rubber grommets. Helped a wee bit.
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post #3 of 19
I just recently upgraded my mobo and while I was putting my rig back together I ended up using some of the foam peanuts I keep on hand for shipping stuff out and it actually worked wonders.
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post #4 of 19
Nexus fan mounts.

http://www.svc.com/sfm-1000.html

Low price and the best in the biz as far as effectiveness and compatibility are concerned.
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post #5 of 19
You could also go to lowe's or home depot and grab some of those rubber o-rings and alot cheaper too!
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post #6 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Siegfried262 View Post
Nexus fan mounts.

http://www.svc.com/sfm-1000.html

Low price and the best in the biz as far as effectiveness and compatibility are concerned.
if those can't work just drill out your holes a little and get standard o-ring rubber grommets done
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post #7 of 19
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You could also go to lowe's or home depot and grab some of those rubber o-rings and alot cheaper too!
I've got rubber grommets, same thing I believe, from a local hardware store and it helps a little bit.
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post #8 of 19
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Originally Posted by Siegfried262 View Post
Nexus fan mounts.

http://www.svc.com/sfm-1000.html

Low price and the best in the biz as far as effectiveness and compatibility are concerned.
I've tried them all. These are the best. And free shipping on these at svc.
Edited by ehume - 7/21/11 at 7:32pm
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I'vwe tried them all. These are the best. And free shipping on these at svc.
I've tried them too, and to tell ya the truth, i really felt and heard no difference between the $4.00 rubber fan screws and the $1.20 rubber o-rings from the hardware store.
A $2.80 savings will net you a double scoop at dairy queen.
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post #10 of 19
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Dood. I've tried rubber rings. I'm just gonna get the fan mounts because they suspend the fan off the door. Rubber rings helped a bit but they're not really soft enough and they'd probably have to be taller I'd think.
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