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The Dyson Effect

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well guys problems is all you hear from me really,,,

latest problem, is the fans i have just gotten for my computer, case fans, 2 of them, now the problem i have is they are REALLY REALLY LOUD!!! which is quite annoying

now i had the air blowing out on both fans, and LOUDNESS,,, i have labelled this "THE DYSON EFFECT!" (vacuum cleaner)

well, now i have one fan blowing out and one fan blowing in, still quite loud, anyone with suggestions.... any ideas to make them quieter, bare in mind these plug directly into the adapter in the power pack not into the mobo
post #2 of 14
Put ducts over the fans maybe.
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hmmm yeah suppose so, just thinking of some more ideas, took me ages wrecking my skull lol
post #4 of 14
Buy better fans?
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buy a fan controller?
post #6 of 14
when you buy the fans check there db rating, now remember thisis sometimes not at there fullest speed, also use rubber washers(soft) or something like these
http://www.frozencpu.com/scan/se=Noi...nu_search.html

they help some
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the fans are quite good, coolmaster ones, and what is a fan controller lol, sorry slightly lost
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30/34 dBA <---- thats the loudness of one...
post #9 of 14
I have a desk that has drawers on both sides of legs (down to 6" off floor) and a panel in the back that I can...kick...

Try putting your pc under your desk, as boxed in as possible without restricting flow of cold air. Btw, the air on the floor is maybe a few degrees cooler than at the ceiling - floor = cold.

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post #10 of 14
sometimes the fan noise i caused by the shroud our blade guard on the fan. try removing it if you can.
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