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Quiet or Silent Caselabs Mod

post #1 of 7
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HI,

I was wondering if anyone has had any experience modding a caselabs case to be silent or built one with silence in mind. I love their cases and am considering migrating my build over but really would like to mitigate the noise as much as possible.
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post #2 of 7
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*bump*
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post #3 of 7
I've never really ever seen one done. They're always stocked with big rads/fans and pumps or with large heatsinks/fans. No sense in not being a pioneer in it though, yeah? Go for it! thumb.gif
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I think I'm going to. I was looking into dampening materials earlier today. Now I've gotta figure out if I'm gonna do a s8 or sma8 :/
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post #5 of 7
Thread Starter 
I was thinking of getting some thicker plexi in addition to the foam.
Edited by wadz1lla - 10/27/15 at 6:23am
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post #6 of 7
Windows are typically no no for silent/quiet rigs, but that's your call. The plexi we use is pretty thick. Don't have actual dimensions, but it's not super thin like most cases out there.
post #7 of 7
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I wonder if there would be enough room to create a double paned system to ensure noise levels. The other idea I had for the front was a riser, if you will, that can allow air to come in from the sides similar to the front of th R5 I'm using now. That way I could install sound dampening on the front interior.
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Dell U2713 Dell U2412M Dell U2412M WASD V2 
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CoolingCoolingOSOS
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MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Dell U2713 Dell U2412M Dell U2412M WASD V2 
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Corsair HX750i Caselabs S8S with Pedestal Final Mouse 2015 RME Babyface Pro 
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