As for our previous poll, the CPU fan proved to be the noisiest piece of hardware on our readers’ PCs with 37.1% of the votes, followed by the case fan and hard drive at 17.9% and 13.8%, respectively.
Most people will often focus on maximum performance or clock speed when building a PC. However, there are some cases where you’ll be willing to do some adjustments in order to achieve reduced background noise, such as when building a computer for video editing, sound mixing, or a home theater PC. Here is an interesting list of silencing methods for those wanting to build a quieter rig.
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