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    Case Noise through desk

    For all you people who have their PC on the desk, how do you cut out the noise that transmits through the desk? Mine hums. I can here it until i lift the pc off the desk, then all quiet!! Ta

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    you want something small in each corner to keep it just off the desk..should stop it humming

    My case on its casters makes a lot less noise than on its rubber feet.
    Last edited by staffsMike; 20-07-2007 at 11:45 AM.

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    I keep mine under it, that way it only vibrates off the carpet
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    Stop the vibrations in the first place?

    Check that your hdd, DVD/CD etc. are all securely fastened.

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    My Chassis came with feet on the bottom with a large ring of rubber underneath to aid grip and also dampen vibrations.

    A mate of mine uses beer mats, 2-3 under each leg of his PC to dampen the vibrations and noise.

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    As kalniel says find the cause of the vibration.
    Mine(as in my system)is not a light weight and there is no vibration at all on my glass desk.

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    Get hold of some rubber matting and stick it under your pc. That'll cut down alot of noise and vibration
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    Rubber or cork (my fav) matting should help, just make sure that you don't block any air inlets/vents.

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    Cork floor tiles from any DIY store easy to cut to shape aswell.

    Although I like the beer mat sugestion, it appeals to my juryrig nature.

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    Cheers guys. Probably the Hard Drive causing the vibration.

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    cut 2 squash balls in half and place one half under each corner

    or cushion the hdd's inside the case

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    I can give you the ultimate anti-vibration solution that I've used for years. Get hold of a gel wrist-rest, one of the 'squishier' ones if possible, and cut it into suitable sized pieces and sit the PC on them. Eliminates absolutely 100% of vibration guaranteed.

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    If it's hard drive vibration and they are screwed not screwless then some rubber washers should help

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