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The noise is basically a humming sound, it doesn't seem to sound like something is wrong with it. No loud squeals or clicking or anything.

your case must be absolutely silent to hear it. A few sites have that pump listed as 24-26 dba. I can't even hear my d5 while its running at max speed so it must be some kinda harmonic vibration.
post #22 of 26
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I replaced the rad fan and that helped a lil bit. I'll try putting a towel around the pump I guess...
post #23 of 26
You don't really wan to pack it in around your pump, it might make it over heat...Maybe something like this to line your res bay with...Spire SP-Soundpad Noise Absorption Kit
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post #24 of 26
Another simple option.... remove the pump from the tray. Relocate it somewhere near the bottom/back of your case. You will just need to re-route your tubing. Make sure the pump is sitting on some type of foam padding. The vibration reverberations against metal and greatly increases noise.
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Yeah, it sounds like a vibration problem...
    
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post #26 of 26
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Maybe I just expected it to be dead silent? It's mounted with slide in rails in my Armor Jr. Ill experiment with trying to dampen it, thanks guys.
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