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    Has anyone used plasti dip to try to reduce case vibration from the fans? How much of a difference did you see?

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    What kind of fans are you using that are causing that much vibration ?

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    the fans aren't the problem... its just that the hole in my case was a little to big so the fan vibrates against the metal and wanted to know if the plasti dip would help

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    Personally, I'd go for either go with Fan Vibration Dampeners, or even some weather stripping if you have some at hand (although this last one wouldn't be a permanent fix. If you really want to lower the vibrations in your case, then I'd suggest getting a real Noise Reduction kit like this one. Also, try to carefully remove the "mesh" from in front of the fan, that will cause a serious source of noise in your case, and get a $2 fan grill to put over it. Also use some rubber washers where all of your fans connect to the case (not on ones you purchase fan dampeners for), and also use the rubber washers on your DVD drive and HDD's. This will get your case as silent as your fans will allow it to be.

    Ok, I now realize that this is more info than you asked for, but oh well. Feel free to use any of these ideas, or any combination there of. In your specific circumstance, I believe that rubber washers would probably solve it for cheaper than the Plasti Dip would.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shattered.likeness View Post
    Personally, I'd go for either go with Fan Vibration Dampeners, or even some weather stripping if you have some at hand (although this last one wouldn't be a permanent fix. If you really want to lower the vibrations in your case, then I'd suggest getting a real Noise Reduction kit like this one. Also, try to carefully remove the "mesh" from in front of the fan, that will cause a serious source of noise in your case, and get a $2 fan grill to put over it. Also use some rubber washers where all of your fans connect to the case (not on ones you purchase fan dampeners for), and also use the rubber washers on your DVD drive and HDD's. This will get your case as silent as your fans will allow it to be.

    Ok, I now realize that this is more info than you asked for, but oh well. Feel free to use any of these ideas, or any combination there of. In your specific circumstance, I believe that rubber washers would probably solve it for cheaper than the Plasti Dip would.
    well i used the plasti dip for a different reason... but i have like 3/4ths of a can left so i was just going to use the rest for the fans

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    If you have an extra fan hanging around try it and see what happens, if it works great ! use it on the fans that you use in the case every day. Does this dip stay soft once it drys ? it not you might be waisting your time, rubber washers like Jeremy said would be the best way to go.

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