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Old 08-21-2006, 07:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default getting a quiet case.

If i put styrofoam around in my case just a thin layer will that abbsorb some of the sound?

I have a thermaltake fan and blower i'd like to run on high without hearing as much noise from the fans.

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Old 08-21-2006, 12:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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nobody knows?

Oh well my friend said he will get me some styrofoam stuff that people use for there car stereos that keeps the noise down.

I just hope that the stuff he is getting me won't fry anything.

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Old 08-21-2006, 10:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Won't make much difference at all. If the hardware is attached to the case, it'll cause vibrations throughout the case, making noise. Quality cases have ways of dealing with this vibrations. Cheaper cases usually have very thin steel that spread vibrations.
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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styrofoam proably wont do much, but thick foam padding will, I think... better off just buying a sound obsorbing kit if you want it quieter.
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Old 08-24-2006, 08:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
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that stuff is what my friend is getting me i think.

He said at car stores they sell that obsorbing kit for $50.00.

He also said on ebay its $5.00 so i am getting 2 from him.
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Old 08-24-2006, 09:00 AM   #6 (permalink)
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my old roomate from college put dynamat in his case... it worked pretty well, cept for the fact that you can't dynamat the window (if you've got one) and alot of vibration comes thru it...
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Old 08-24-2006, 03:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanx cwiz I asked my friend and he said that what he's getting is dynamat.

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