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I Can't Hear My PC!

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Cuz it's running 100% silent

I just nixed my old setup - silenx 90CFM 18dba intake - Thermaltake 78CFM 21dba exhaust - FM121 HSF

I'm now using silenx 90CFM HSF - silenx 64CFM ?dbA intake - Noctua 35CFM 8dbA exhaust - and I can't hear anything except the HDD chatter when it occurs. First time I booted up I paniked because I thought none of the fans powered up . I can even hear the hiss from my z-5500s when they aren't playing any sounds

There's a thread out there bashing slienx but let me tell you this - silent PC is the way to go
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nice. i want my comp to be silent =[, it sounds like a jet engine.
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Thats pretty neat. I've got my pc down to the noise floor that the PSU makes, so its as good as its gonna get ><
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post #4 of 46
Well... my PC isn't silent... but it is inaudible from 3 ft away.

11 120mm Yate Loons and 2 80mm Panaflo, all volt-modded to 8.7v. Plus I have 1/4" sound dampening foam.
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My computer's pretty noisy. I might drop ~$70 on Yate Loons or something before I move into the dorms. Gotta sleep 3 feet away from it.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Well... my PC isn't silent... but it is inaudible from 3 ft away.

11 120mm Yate Loons and 2 80mm Panaflo, all volt-modded to 8.7v. Plus I have 1/4" sound dampening foam.
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post #7 of 46
I want to get those silenx fans +the nauticas but they are to dam expensive they are like $20 a pop. I'm also building a silent pc but i don't think that it is worth it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
My computer's pretty noisy. I might drop ~$70 on Yate Loons or something before I move into the dorms. Gotta sleep 3 feet away from it.
you get used to it rather quickly (2-3 days)
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silenx aren't very quiet...I've got just 2 Scythe fans, the only 2 fans in my entire machine. Pretty quiet, but even at 800rpm, you can just barely make them out over hard drive idle noise.
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post #10 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChielScape View Post
you get used to it rather quickly (2-3 days)
My room mate might not like it, though. >.>
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