On 12/26/2010 06:09 PM, Brent Busby wrote:
I recommend reading silentpcreview.com and take their recommendations if
you want a quiet computer. Once I got a quiet case, quieted down the
case fans, CPU fans, and the power supply, the hard drives were the
noisiest part of my system.
The best thing by far is to decouple the hard drive from the case.
Suspending the drives in elastic bands as shown here is very cheap and
This worked brilliantly for me and now my computer is almost silent in a
Or just laying the hard drive upside-down on foam rubber on the floor of
the case works as well, too.
This article should be interesting as well if you are interested in
But in general they recommend notebook hard drives if you want a quiet
drive and low heat.
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