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Acoustic Foam and its effectiveness with case fans

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WeaponX

Member
Joined
Sep 12, 2001
Location
Ft. Worth, TX
I want to put a 120mm panflo fan in the side of my case below the CPU and on top of my case. But I also want to use acoustic foam to make my computer less noisy. How effective will the acoustic foam still be? I'll put one sheet on my case door and one behind my mobo(on the wall). I will have to cut a hole in the foam for the 120 mm fan too. Will the acoustic foam still make a difference?
 

IFMU

The Xtreme Senior Nobody
Joined
Jun 21, 2001
By my understanding of how the foam basiclly works and what-not, it should work fine. There will be some noise it wont be able to deaden, but the for the rest it should work great. So overall it will kill off most of the noise your trying to get rid of.