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Megahalem noise

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So I have a mega, with two slipstreams in push-pull.
At full blast they make a whine not unlike that of a vacuum cleaner. Apparently this is normal?

Would adding a shroud remove that noise? And if so, how would I go about making/getting a shroud?
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Shrouds are easy to make, find a fan you don't need chop off the "arms" so you can remove the fan itself.
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My yate-loons do this also. You can move one slightly up or down to stop it.Or put something to space the fan back off the heat sink on also works. I finally just went with one 38mm panaflo in the end.

To make the shrouds, just gut some old fans and that is it.
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A shroud would help or completely cut out the noise. You can just take a junky/dead 120mm fan, cut out everything but the outer casing, and use that as a shroud, most people do this anyway. You'll probably have to do a ghetto setup on a megahalem though, since the fan brackets like to hold onto the front holes of the fan, not the back. You could just move on to better fans, like Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15's, slipstreams aren't the best heatsink fans anyway.
    
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