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i can heard it across the room. *20 feet away....

all the fans are on LOW...
im reformatting the HDD right now so i dont know what the temps are...

i got a semi-lapped Tuniq so it should be low.

i have to do some serious modding to this case...

anyway came across this problem?

its freaken like 45dBA!!!

edit: turns out it was my Tuniq's fan that was doing the 45-50dba...
i'm mounting a fan on the outside and that brought it down...
Edited by Coolwaters - 5/28/08 at 9:31am
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post #2 of 36
120mm fans on Low? no way it's even near 45dBa. Well to each their own I guess, but me im running all 35+dBa 80mm and 120mm fans and im perfectly fine with the sound, only things I can suggest are remove the filters (but you would have to clean it bi-daily), add soundproofing material to the case, or add rubber gromets to the fans screws.
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It's a very loud case. I don't keep any of the fans on high except for the top fan and I can hear it from a good 26ft. away
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post #4 of 36
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omg so its naturally like this? man i thought my Tuniq was clogging the flow to the big fan...
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post #5 of 36
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omg so its naturally like this? man i thought my Tuniq was clogging the flow to the big fan...
I don't know if everyone hears as well as I do since I have a great pair of ears but this case annoys me like crazy. Better fans would make it a little less painful but I really should've went with my first instinct and bought a P182
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It not that loud I have my on med and high, lol doesn't bug me.
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post #7 of 36
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well im going to try to do every mod i can...

i want to at least cut down some dba on the big fan...

i feel like an idiot...all the after market fans i bought (20 dba or less) is being wasted...

worst comes 2 worst i'll have to buy all new fans... and some case slaughtering >.<
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post #8 of 36
What the heck? Loud?! The 900 is quite quiet actually with the fans on low. And that's coming from a quiet computing enthusiast.

I'd suggest you turn down the top fan since it already does about 85 CFM on the low setting.
 
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post #9 of 36
It's not that loud. It's not the quietest case but it's definately not as loud as you make it out to be. I have everything on medium except the top fan which is on low and I barely hear it. Could it be your CPU cooler? GPU?
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Originally Posted by Coolwaters View Post
i can heard it across the room. *20 feet away....

all the fans are on LOW...
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i got a semi-lapped Tuniq so it should be low.

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anyway came across this problem?

its freaken like 45dBA!!!
uhm i got my fans on medium and i got a 900 with a tuniq tower also.. and i mounted the xtra inside fan and an xtra side panel fan and mine is a whisper...

im very impressed with how silent it is..

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