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AcoustiPak Deluxe Sound Dampening Material Review - Closer Look

If you're like many PC users today, you'll find that the excessive noise and vibrations coming from your system are just too much. Come join us as we take a look at a product that claims to do away with this nuisance. It may be just what the doctor ordered to fix your own noise problems!

| Cables & Accessories in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Dec 26, 2003 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%      Manufacturer: QuietPC

Closer Look

 

There have been several rumors floating about the odor of Acousti Products' AcoustiPak. While I cannot deny those accusations of other AcoustiPak derivatives, I can guarantee you that there is no such "dead fish" odor apparent (by any means) surrounding this product.

 

AcoustiPak provides a surplus of materials within their kit, not only are you equipped with an abundance of sheets, but a variety of materials as well.

 

 

Including in the kit, you will find the following:

 

- 2 x Acoustic Composite sheets - 7mm thickness (2mm Acoustic Barrier Mass and 5mm Acoustic Foam). These sheets are compressible down to approx. 3mm

 

- 1 x Acoustic Composite sheet - 17mm thickness (2mm Acousti Barrier Mass and 15mm Acoustic Foam) also featuring the AcoustiContour™ anechoic surface

 

- 2 x 5¼ inch drive bay Acoustic Foam blocks

 

- 1 x 3½ inch drive bay Acoustic Foam block

 

 

The foam blocks (upper right, image above) provide vibration-dampening fills, to be placed in spare 5.25" or 3.5" bay slots. At first, I was rather skeptical as to whether or not they would be actually helpful in preventing in-case vibration, but it turned out to be a pleasant surprise.

 

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