For soundproof rooms and other unique construction projects, we offer paperless, soundproof, and other specialty drywall panels. Learn more. USG Ultralight 5/8″ drywall was designed as a lightweight alternative to standard 5/8″ type X panels. The USG Ultralight is 30% lighter than the 5/8″ alternative (27 pounds to be exact) without sacrificing performance or appearance. You can use these wallboards anywhere type X boards are not needed to reduce noise or act as fire resistance. Sound Drywall is a licensed, bonded, Western Washington-based firm that has been servicing the Pacific Northwest since 1984. We offer drywall expertise with a commitment to quality and excellent service to residential clients and commercial projects alike. National Gypsum, known as the leader in quality, customer service, and innovation, manufactures Gold Bond® gypsum board; ProForm® finishing products, and PermaBase® cement board. An 11 layered high-performance drywall panel that is recommended for home or commercial studios, sound rooms, or theaters. The 1-3/8” thick 4×8’ sheets are a hefty 200-pounds (6.25 lbs/ft²). They have tapered edges and are STC rated between 60 and 80 depending on wall construction. 545 works well even on low-frequency noise too. There are several brands of soundproof drywall available, but the best known is QuietRock.Other brands include CertainTeed's SilentFX and National Gypsum's SoundBreak. Some building experts claim that QuietRock and similar products can produce sound dampening qualities equal to eight layers of standard drywall.