Shhh! This article explains how to build a near-silent system or retro-fit your existing PC with parts that will cut the clatter. Sometimes it's hard to hear yourself think when you're computing. A bit of careful modding is one way in which even a casual PC user can improve their computing experience.
How? By controlling the temperature inside the system's case, ensuring the processor operates at its best and doesn't get noisy. Temperature control is a key issue when trying to make your PC work quietly. A well-chosen cooler can be very quiet indeed. We'll show you how to install quietening items and how to swap some of your existing components for aurally unobtrusive ones.