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I currently use Swiftech MCP50X and it is a bit noisy at max speed. Is there anything i can buy or make at home to reduce the noise of it?
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Have you eliminated noise coming from other components caused by the pumps vibrating that are in contact? screws etc? ie. removed it from the system and it still makes a lot of noise (or even just hold it firmly to make sure its not rattling something)?

If it's not a loose fit that is causing it, I guess you could wrap it in some dense rubber/foam? Maybe mount it on some rubber grommits so there's some shock absorbance.

Are there any bubbles in the loop? They usually make a bit of noise passing through a pump.

Otherwise, record the sound, use a program to generate the exact polar opposite of the sound. Get some speakers and a raspberry pi and a little pi-amp and play your generated inverse sound 24/7 to counteract the pump noise. tongue.gif
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