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post #11 of 31
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I will probably re-seat the top panel again since I want to put some spacers between the top panel and fan anyways. It's easy to stop the vibration (usually just by touching the case) but it still gets quite annoying.

Also, changing fan speeds doesn't help
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I will probably re-seat the top panel again since I want to put some spacers between the top panel and fan anyways. It's easy to stop the vibration (usually just by touching the case) but it still gets quite annoying.

Also, changing fan speeds doesn't help
Hmm... we really need to isolate which panel is creating the rattle... is it perhaps the HDD bays or tool-less pieces in the front?
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Hmm... we really need to isolate which panel is creating the rattle... is it perhaps the HDD bays or tool-less pieces in the front?
Oh, either the side panel (with the fans) or the top panel (2 120mm fans). Either or both.

At least now it's nice and quiet.

Was just hoping I could fix it without taking the top panel off again though. The backside of the case is like Pandora's box with all the cables stuffed back there
post #14 of 31
I took sheet rubber(about 1/8in thick) and cut little sqares(.25x.25in) and drilled holes and put that between the fan and case for all the screws. it fixed the problem.
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Oh, either the side panel (with the fans) or the top panel (2 120mm fans). Either or both.

At least now it's nice and quiet.

Was just hoping I could fix it without taking the top panel off again though. The backside of the case is like Pandora's box with all the cables stuffed back there
Lol true true!

Arg I wanna help you fix this... let's see areas of vibration... fans... HDDs... CD-ROMs...

Have you made sure all lose connections are tight? Sorry to sound like a broken record...
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I am almost positive that it is the top panel. I will probably take it apart this weekend and put something between the screws and panels and see how it sounds then.

Thanks!
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I am almost positive that it is the top panel. I will probably take it apart this weekend and put something between the screws and panels and see how it sounds then.

Thanks!
Hey no problem! O word of warning! That top panel is HELL to take off if you don't do it right... make SURE you don't pull up on it until you've pushed all the plastic tabs over to release it, or you'll REALLY regret it!
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Duct tape ftw? Maybe I'm just not as innovated as y'all.
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post #19 of 31
you've probably got a fallen screw hangin' out somewhere man lol, i had a screw floating around in my case when i firt built it and i turned it on and it started rattling and i thought one of my fans was broken or something
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Duct tape ftw? Maybe I'm just not as innovated as y'all.
Yeahhh... NO

You need to see my case!

http://www.overclock.net/off-topic/3...ml#post3645494

NO duct tape!
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