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Old 05-04-2004, 08:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I get some really noisey case vibration and i cant tell where its coming from, i have put these dampners/silicone covers on the fans and round the screws on the psu, but i'm still getting it.
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Old 05-04-2004, 03:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Might be the power supply or one of the case panels are not snug enough.
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Old 05-04-2004, 05:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Try placing a heavy object on top of the case.
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i have placed a heavy object on the case for now, but i dont wanna do that forever
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HDD or cdrom? try filling it with foam peanuts.

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If a heavy object stops it I'd guess that it's a loose rivit somewhere holding the case together. fans are generally screwed in place, so weight on the case should have no effect on that. But a loose rivit could be silenced if the piece of the case was pusing down on it.
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If anyone has a sound file of this type of problem..please post it here. I've been building PC's for some time..and have never heard/had an issue like this. If your getting vibrations..and that heavy object stops it....I would look to the case fans as a possiable cause.
I have seen a few times. Normally if I tighten a few screws or clean out a few fans, i am all right.
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