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That's a lot of different fans. You should also keep an ear out for harmonic vibrations created by having fans out of sync on RPMs, but close. That can get really annoying especially if the harmonics make something elsewhere in the case vibrate. You're really at the heart of a tradeoff here. You want airflow, or you want dead quiet? It's tough to do both. I'd recommend stopping each fan with a finger (touch the center, not chop your finger on a blade) and see where the major culprit is.

so i should undervolt some of the fans to run at the same speed? i dont think i really need too much airflow since i dont really have alot of hot components
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so i should undervolt some of the fans to run at the same speed? i dont think i really need too much airflow since i dont really have alot of hot components
No.The conditions required to get that noise to happen are... extremely rare.

You need everything to be vibrating and rattling up a storm first. If you mount them with those nifty silicone soft mounts, you will never hear a thing.
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No.The conditions required to get that noise to happen are... extremely rare.

You need everything to be vibrating and rattling up a storm first. If you mount them with those nifty silicone soft mounts, you will never hear a thing.
im not really sure if its the sound of the air they are pushing or the vibration so im not really sure if i have to buy them
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