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I was thinking about getting a Tuniq Tower. Is it true I can also swap out the Fan that is in the Tuniq Tower to one of my choosing?
yes
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post #12 of 25
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Awesome I think I will just get a Tuniq Tower then because it is only $40 and they do seem to be the cats meow in a lot of peoples eyes.

Also is there a good after market cooler for the 640MB 8800GTS?
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post #13 of 25
I have the TT Armor as well. One thing I did to reduce my noise even further was sound dampening material. FrozenCPU sells kits of it. I put it across the top above the window and along the side where the drive bays are. I also covered the opposite side completely. I barely notice my computer noise as it is, or at least it doesn't bother me, but sound proofing it definitely had a noticeable impact.
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post #14 of 25
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hmm... I think I will have to pick some up then. I was thinking about getting some I just did not know if it was really worth the money. I was wondering do you have any pictures of it so I could see an example?
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post #15 of 25
Yep, you sure can.
    
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post #16 of 25
I can take some pictures tonight when I get home - 8 pm EST. Will post as soon as I can. You really can't see much of the silencing material the way I applied it, it's above and to the right of the window. If your HDs are in the rear holder (top left of the case looking from the side) - then it should help noise.

I should also say that it will help when HDs are in front too, but not as much.
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post #17 of 25
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I have three hard drive racks in the front of my thermaltake armor and I put all three of my hard drives in the top one.
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post #18 of 25
Water cooling is often the best way for some.
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post #19 of 25
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I can take some pictures tonight when I get home - 8 pm EST. Will post as soon as I can. You really can't see much of the silencing material the way I applied it, it's above and to the right of the window. If your HDs are in the rear holder (top left of the case looking from the side) - then it should help noise.

I should also say that it will help when HDs are in front too, but not as much.
If you have a 120mm fan on your PSU its pretty hard to have the drive bay in the upper back spot, it will create way more air turbulance.

I've noticed that most of the noise from my case could be solved by using sound dampening material since the HDDs cause most of the noise through vibration. Sound dampening material is probably the best bet for quieting your case.
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post #20 of 25
get two huge side fans (250mm) and take out the rest of your case's fans.. get a nice heatsink for your cpu, and a fanless psu.
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